Ke Ana La‘ahana Public Charter School

Ke Ana La‘ahana:

  • Hawai‘i DOE public secondary intermediate and high school servicing students from Gr. 7-12.
  • Approved by the State Board of Education on January 11, 2001, and opened its school doors on August 23, 2001.
  • Competitive curriculum integrating Hawaiian culture and Keaukaha history, tradition, and resources.
  • Over 100 seniors have graduated since 2001
  • Affiliated with community programs like Queen Lili‘uokalani Children’s Center’s Keaukaha summer program (1996 to present) and night tutorial program, Alu Like, and Kamehameha Schools.
  • Strives for higher academic achievement and personal well-being of students.

The Enrichment Tracks integrated in KALPCS curriculum:

  • *Genealogy and Historical Linkages
  • *Hawaiian Arts
  • *Ocean and Coastline Conservation
  • *Land and Forestry Conservation
  • *Vocation and Career Leadership


KALPCS provides innovative opportunities for student learning in a cultural and community-based setting.

KALPCS promotes excellence and discovery that challenges our ‘ōpio to become effective stewards of our local and global communities.


Guiding Principles

KALPCS is committed to:

1.      Creating a school that is the educational center of our community and thrives in the successes of our students and families.


2.      A shared vision of academic excellence and personal development that integrates the strengths of our students, families, community, staff, administration, and culture.


3.      Providing a safe learning environment that values a high standard of ethics and conduct from students, families, community, staff, and administration.


4.      Developing well rounded students who are grounded in their own history, culture, and genealogy.


5.      Utilizing Keaukaha and Hawai‘i as our living learning lab.


6.      Collaborating with community resources to build alliances for success and future growth.


7.      Continuous assessment of our curriculum, mission, and goal to ensure effectiveness.


8.      Creating learning environments that are dynamic, interdisciplinary, experiential, and project-based; and integrating technology across curriculum.