KS Summer Innovations Academy Accepting Applications

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Hālau Kupukupu. PC: KSBEKamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi campus is accepting applications for Hālau Kupukupu, its summer innovations academy.

Hālau Kupukupu is open to students entering grades K through 12, including current Kamehameha Schools students, and students attending the State of Hawai‘i DOE, public charter schools and other private institutions.

Elementary courses are full-day experiences. Middle school programs include morning and full-day options. High school courses include morning, afternoon or full-day sessions. Class sizes are limited to ensure optimal teacher-to-student ratios.

Hālau Kupukupu. PC: KSBE

The program offers credit advancement for high school students seeking to earn required and/or elective credit(s) for the 2018-19 school year. KS also offers college courses that will allow high school students the opportunity to earn both college and high school credits simultaneously. It is recommended that students obtain pre-approval for course credits from their home schools before registering for KS summer classes to ensure acceptance of credit(s) earned.


An integral part of Kamehameha Schools Hawai‘i, the summer academy promises to ignite passion for learning, curiosity, innovative thinking, and ‘ōiwi Hawai‘i consciousness. In collaboration with local and global industry leaders, community practitioners, scientists, engineers, and artists, a team of dynamic educators is re-imagining, researchin, and designing incredible learning opportunities for students in grades K through 12.

Hālau Kupukupu. PC: KSBE.

The program will run from June 14 to July 12. Applications are due by Feb. 15. Students can apply and find the course catalog online at or call (808) 982-0033 for more information.


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