All KS Campuses and Preschools to Begin Distance Learning After Spring Break

March 17, 2020, 7:25 PM HST · Updated March 17, 7:28 PM

In response to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation, Kamehameha Schools (KS) announced all three of its K-12 campuses and its 29 preschools will implement their respective distance learning and educational support programs when school resumes after their respective spring breaks. During this period, there will be no on-campus student instruction or student activities.

KS will review continuously the situation with the hope of resuming on-campus instruction and activities. KS will provide updates, at least weekly, as it considers conditions in the community along with guidance from state and federal health officials.

Students at all KS campuses will be receiving plans detailing their respective distance learning programs. KS Hawai‘i, KS Maui and all KS preschools haveextended their respective spring breaks so teachers and administrators may complete preparations for distance-based education before they resume on March 30.

The following table summarizes changes to the academic schedule:



KS Hawai‘i, KS Maui
March 23-25Spring break extended
March 26Kūhiō Day holiday; no school activities scheduled
March 27Teachers will test the use of online instructional tools with students
March 30School resumes using distance learning
KS Kapālama
March 17Spring break begins
April 6School resumes using distance learning
March 23-25, 27Teachers and Teaching Assistants will prepare and plan for the use of online and supplemental learning tools
March 27Spring break ends
March 30Distance-based educational support begins


For all updates please visit and click on “Coronavirus Updates.”



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