In The News

Ho`okāko`o students and school communities are sharing their successes in the news.  Please click below for a selection of news articles related to some of our school achievements.  


Our schools also create school newsletters to share information with parents and the community. Click here to read the events and activities that are taking place at your local school!

Kualapu`u School

Isle of Automations

Hana Hou Magazine! - June/July 2018

School Receives Peace Grant

Molokai Dispatch - June 15, 2015


Kualapu‘u School Receives $270,521 OHA Health Grant

Media Release -June 12 8, 2015


Free Dental Services at Kualapu'u School

Molokai Dispatch - April 8, 2015


Fun For The Whole `Ohana

Molokai Dispatch - September 10, 2014


Kualapu`u School Receives $50K Grant

Molokai Dispatch - September 3, 2014


Kualapu’u Elementary School receives Verizon grant to build science curriculum
Molokai News - July 25, 2014


School of Thought

Mana Magazine - July / August 2013


Waimea Middle School

WEST HAWAI'I TODAY NEWS FEATURE:  WMS Delivers 2,000 Kokua Kits: "It's just who we are."  West Hawaii Today - May 23, 2020 


BIG ISLAND VIDEO NEWS FEATURE:  Waimea Middle School 2,000 Kokua Kits Delivered

Big Island Video News - May 19, 2020 

Waimea Middle School names Janice English as principal

West Hawaii Today - July 9, 2018

WMS STEAM building opening delayed until January

West Hawaii Today - August 29, 2017


Media Release - September 14, 2015

New STEM building set for construction at Waimea Middle

West Hawaii Today - September 10, 2015


Community Invited to Waimea Middle School's 9-Classroom STEM Building Groundbreaking on Wed., Sept. 9 , 2015

Media Release - September 1, 2015


Waimea Middle School seeking environmental approval for science building

West Hawaii Today - March 10, 2015


Generous Donation Benefits Every Waimea Middle School Student

Noth Hawaii News - March 10, 2015


10 Years of Aloha

Noth Hawaii News - March 3, 2015


Big Brothers Big Sisters program coming to Waimea Middle School 

West Hawaii Today - January 25, 2015


Waimea Middle School raising transportation funds

West Hawaii Today - September 16, 2014


Moving Into The Future: Governor OKs $9.89 million for Waimea Middle School's future STEM classroom building 

North Hawai'i News - September 9, 2014 Edition


Mala'ai Garden's Super Kitchen free community dinner returns

North Hawai'i News - September 9, 2014 Edition



Kamaile Academy, Waimea Middle School receive accreditation

West Hawaii Today - May 7, 2014


Mala’ai School Garden benefit auction attracts rare treasures this Sunday at Merriman’s

North Hawaii News - April 10, 2014


Plans for WMS STEM Building Take A Step Forward

North Hawaii News - March 20, 2014


Canoe in the classroom

North Hawaii News - December 26, 2013