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Rising Senior (AKA - Juniors) Portraits
@ school June 16-23
See the flyer


Your Kaiser yearbook will have your baby photo in it.  Please bring a baby photo with you to your scheduled photo session.  We will scan the image and return it to you during your session.  Any Questions call Portraits of Hawaii at 808-236-0063.

The Testing Center announces Hours of Operation for Summer 2018, May 21 - August 10:

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Last Placement Test at 1:00 p.m.
  • Last Academic Test at 3:30 p.m.

Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

  • Last Placement Test at 1:00 p.m.
  • Last Academic Test at 2:30 p.m.

***VERY IMPORTANT: Please read carefully***
Placement Testing intake times will be Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
, with absolute last entry at 1:00 p.m.  This adjustment was made to account for earlier closing times during the Summer semester.

Summer Kick Start Workshop 2018
June 4, 5, 6 => CLOSED - FULL
July 24, 25 26, 2018 => CLOSED - FULL
If you are interested, email Ms Nii:
Open to Class of 2019 students planning to apply to a 4-year college/university.
Forms available in H-101.
First come, first served, slots are limited!
Ka Leo - five-week summer internship program for high school students.
From mid-June until early-July with two sessions each week. 
Interested in writing, journalism, video production, or communications? This is a chance for YOU to be published in print/digital before college!
Email MARCRA@HAWAII.EDU for a link to the app.
TRiO Summer Bridge 2018, KCC
Please have any interested students stop by our office located in Iliahi 113 open Monday - Friday 8am-4pm.  During their visit we will go over the TRiO requirements in full detail along with program information.  They may also schedule appointments with me, Kristy Yoshikawa, please call 734-9553 or email
Charity Walk
Kaiser High School & Marriott Hotels Partnership
Click on the graphics to get forms or see attached.
May 19, 2018
Recognizes the outstanding leadership efforts of young people who are working for the protection of our shared planet.
$3,000 cash prize, a professionally produced short film about their work from an Emmy award winning film crew, and flight and lodging accommodations for a week long trip to the San Francisco Bay Area.
Deadline - May 20, 2018
The Hawaii Health Career Academy, also known as the Academy, is a FREE navigating life, career & college success course for economically and/or educationally disadvantaged youth in 8th through undergrad levels directed by the Hawai’i Pacific Basin Area Health Education Center (AHEC). 
Students receive HIPAA, American Heart Association CPR, AED/ Frist Aid, and OSHA certifications. They strengthen public speaking, leadership, STEM literacy, and teamwork abilities, as well as learn techniques to improve interview skills, professionalism, time management, and financial planning. The Academy provides students with the opportunity to successfully apply for employment, internships, research, and shadowing programs within their local communities.
To apply, click the graphic.
Deadline - June 1, 2018
Berkeley Political Review (BPR) International Essay Contest
In order to be considered, please compose an original, BPR-caliber essay that answers the following prompt:

Over the course of the past year, the entirety of the United States has struggled with a question central to American identity: how much freedom of speech should we allow? Take a position on this question and write a response of up to 750 words.

$100 prize

Deadline - June 9, 2018

Aviation Adventure

Three-day, two-night camp for ages 13-15

July 30 - August 1, 2018

 Travel through time to discover the ways of aviation has transformed Hawaii and the Pacific region over the past century. Activities emphasize major events and advancements from the early days of flight to the space age, and campers work together to enhance teamwork, problem-solving, and critical thinking. Two nights are spent on board the USS Missouri Battleship Memorial.

Click on the graphic to register.

Deadline - July 15, 2018

"Off-Campus" Support at KCC for Native Hawaiian Students
  • Securing housing
  • Finding childcare
  • Obtaining health care
  • Completing community assistance forms and application
  • Working on life skills
  • Mental Health and wellness


Michaelyn Nākoa

Coordinator/Counselor, Kapoʻoloku Program for Native Hawaiian Student Success

Phone: 808 734-9700

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