Kamaile Academy challenges all students to read 1,000,000 words this year................Open House Thursday 8/16 5:00- 6:30..................... Space Available in PK and High School. Enroll today

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Principal's Message

Welina mai e kō Kamaile,

We have had a powerful first week of school and have enjoyed the opportunity to connect with new and returning haumana and their ʻohana. Kamaile Academy's vision is, "Where learning leads to endless opportunities and infinite worth." We seek to support the "whole child,” as a PK-12 Hawaiian Focused - Arts Integrated school.This year, Kamaile Academy will have a heavy focus on literacy across the entire school.

We want to inspire students to love reading and writing. I want to challenge all of our keiki to be read one million words (1,000,000) by year end and share their awesome reading experiences with their classmates, ʻohana, and kumu. 

In an effort to make significant gains in reading, we will be having a sacred reading block in our elementary school right after morning piko, until 9:40 a.m.. Unless there is an absolute emergency, we will not be pulling haumāna out of class during that time, nor conducting meetings. All available school resources will be in the classrooms to support with our literacy initiative. It is my hope that our school community will work together to keep this literacy initiative a top priority for our keiki.

Please take the time to visit our campus. There are many volunteer opportunities in the garden, classrooms, and at after school programs. Support our students and teachers as they embark on their school year.

Please feel free to contact me or any of our Vice Principals with any concerns or ideas you would like to share. The three Vice Principals are:

Lisa Staib Grades PK-2

Natalie Zisko: Grades 3-6

Eric Wyand: Grades 7-12

Kamaile Academy is our school and our responsibility. Together as ʻohana, kumu, and haumana, we will work as one to find success. Let’s all do what we can to support our students in 2018- 2019.

 I look forward to seeing our returning students and families and welcoming our new ʻohana, especially at our annual Open House on August 16, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.


Paul Kepka