Online Admissions Portal

Aloha mai! Welcome to the Kamehameha Schools Online Admissions Portal. Using this simple tool, applicants can complete and submit the initial portion of program applications online. All it takes is a few minutes to register and you're ready to start the application process.
PLEASE NOTE: All applicants must complete the registration process every year. Your login information from last year will not allow you into the system without re-registering.

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Available Programs
Applications are currently being accepted for the following program(s):


PROGRAM
KAMEHAMEHA SCHOOLS SUMMER SCHOOL (click for info)
APPLY BY February 15, 2020
Hawai`i Campus: Grade K-8 - Hālau Kupukupu

Important information to know before applying:
  • Non-KS students entering grades K-8 in Fall 2020 and incoming kindergarteners who are 5 years of age by July 31, 2020 are eligible to apply through this online application.
  • Current KS students register for courses via KS Connect. For more information, contact the Hālau Kupukupu office directly for registration information.
  • For more information about Hālau Kupukupu including detailed information on the various programs and courses, click here for the 2020 Hālau Kupukupu Summer Catalog.
Hawai`i Campus: Grade 9-12 - Hālau Mauli Ola

Important information to know before applying:
  • Non-KS students entering grades 9-12 in Fall 2020 are eligible to apply through this online application.
  • Current KS students register for courses via KS Connect. For more information, contact the Hālau Mauli Ola office directly for registration information. office directly for registration information.
  • For more information about Hālau Mauli Ola including detailed information on the various programs and courses, click here for the 2020 Hālau Mauli Ola Summer Catalog.
Maui Campus: Hālau `O Kapikohānaiāmālama

Important information to know before applying:
  • Non-KS students entering grades K-12 in Fall 2020 and incoming kindergarteners who are 5 years of age by July 31, 2020 are eligible to apply through this online application.
  • Current KS students register for courses via KS Connect. For more information, contact the summer school office directly for registration information.
  • For more information about Hālau `O Kapikohānaiāmālama including detailed information on the various programs and courses, click here for the 2020 Hālau `O Kapikohānaiāmālama Summer Catalog.
Kapālama Campus: Hālau Kūkalaulama

Important information to know before applying:
  • Non-KS students entering grades 1-12 in Fall 2020 are eligible to apply online.
  • Current KS students register for courses via KS Connect. For more information, contact the Hālau Kūkalaulama office directly for registration information.
  • For more information about Hālau Kūkalaulama including detailed information on the various programs and courses, click here for the 2020 Hālau Kūkalaulama Summer Catalog.

PROGRAM
HO`OMĀKA`IKA`I (click for info)
APPLY BY February 15, 2020
Important information to know before applying:
  • Click here for more information about the Ho`omāka`ika`i program.
  • NOTE: Kamehameha provides inter-island roundtrip air transportation to the Hoʻomākaʻikaʻ program for students who are residents of the State of Hawai`i traveling from their home island. Kamehameha Schools does not provide inter-state or international air transportation for out-of-state applicants. Since students travel in groups at assigned dates and times, individualized travel arrangements are not allowed.

PROGRAM
KILOHANA PROGRAMS (click for info)
APPLY BY March 15, 2020
  • Click here for more information about the Kilohana Programs.
  • Please note that bus transportation will be limited to the specific regions that the programs are held. If you live outside of the specified region, you will be responsible for your child’s transportation to and from the program location.

Can't find the program you're looking for? The application windows for Kamehameha Schools' educational programs vary. Please check our webpage to find out when applications to the program you are interested in can be submitted. Please be advised that not all Kamehameha programs are serviced through this portal.

Helpful Hints

  • You can save your application at any time. Simply log out and when you wish to complete the online application, return to this portal, log in and continue where you left off.
  • Upon completion of the online application, you will receive an e-mail confirming receipt of your application. In the main menu section of this site, click on "View confirmation" to find your confirmation number as well as a checklist for all other required documents.
  • Completion of this application does not guarantee placement in any class/program.
  • If you have any questions, please contact our Admissions office at (808) 842-8800 or our toll free number at 1-800-842-4682, ext. 28800. You may also e-mail us at admissions@ksbe.edu.
  • Kamehameha Schools’ policy is to give preference to applicants of Hawaiian ancestry to the extent permitted by law. If you would like to be considered under that policy, your Hawaiian ancestry must be verified by Kamehameha’s Hoʻoulu Verification Services. Please work directly with Kamehameha Schools’ Ho‘oulu Verification Services to complete your Hawaiian ancestry verification as soon as possible, preferably no later than the application deadline for the program for which you are applying. For more information please call (808) 523-6228 or toll-free at 1-800-842-4682, then press 9, then 36228. You may also check www.ksbe.edu/datacenter/ for answers to frequently asked questions or to request a Hawaiian Ancestry Registry (HAR) form.