Kapolei High School

Home of the Hurricanes! ... Caring - Dignity - Integrity ~ One Team!

2016 Homecoming Court

Congratulations Kapolei High School Robotic's Team

2016 Hawaii FIRST Regional Competition Champions

Congrats Boys Soccer

2016 HHSAA Runner Up

2016 OIA Boys Wrestling Dual Champions

KHS logo

Download Kapolei HS Calendar 2016-2017

Hurricane Gear

Hurricane of the Year

Hurricane Of The Year
2016 - 2017 Tyler Vasega
2015 - 2016 Chelsea Briggs
2014 - 2015 Eden Ines
2013 - 2014 Noelle Guerrero
2012 - 2013 David Fernando
2011 - 2012 Lauren Asato
2010 - 2011 Tatiana Gaea
2009 - 2010 Emily Guerrero
2008 - 2009 Stephani Caoili
2007 - 2008 Justin Carmichael
2006 - 2007 Lorifel Nabong
2005 - 2006 Violeta Bernard
2004 - 2005 Haydee Tolentino
2003 - 2004 Tiffany Garrett
2002 - 2003 Ronald Viernes
2001 - 2002 Glenn Molina

Upcoming Events

Teachers First Day
Date: 8/1/2017
Freshmen & New Students First Day
Date: 8/7/2017
All Students First Day
Date: 8/8/2017
Welcome Back Assembly
Date: 8/11/2017
Location: Kapolei Stadium Complex
Class Assemblies Senior/Junior
Date: 8/15/2017
Location: Seniors (Gym) & Juniors (Cafeteria)
Class Assemblies Fresh/Soph
Date: 8/17/2017, 11 AM 12 PM
Location: Freshmen (Cafeteria) & Sophomore (Gym)
No School - Statehood Day
Date: 8/18/2017
Sideline Store

Hurricane of the Month

Hurricane of the Month

The Hurricane of the Month recognizes the outstanding students at Kapolei High School. Following our school motto of: Caring, Dignity, and Integrity ~ One Team!

Athletic Events

KHS Football at Campbell
Date: 8/4/2017, 5 PM
Location: Campbell High School
KHS Football at Waianae (TV Game)
Date: 8/12/2017, 4 PM
Location: Waianae High School
KHS Football vs Castle (TV Game)
Date: 8/19/2017, 4 PM
Location: Kapolei High School Stadium
KHS Bowling @ Scholfield
Date: 8/24/2017, 2:30 PM
Location: Schofield Bowling Center
Air Riflery vs. Pearl City
Date: 8/26/2017, 1 PM
Location: Kapolei High School

Outstanding Educator

Outstanding Educator Logo

2017 - Cynthia Chong
2016 - Reid Kawamura
2015 - Kalea Rogers

College Speakers/

College Speaker - Pacific University Oregon
Date: 9/6/2017, 1:45 PM 2:45 PM
Location: G208
College Speaker - Linfield College
Date: 9/11/2017, 11:15 AM 12:15 PM
Location: G208
College Speaker - University of Nevada Las Vegas
Date: 9/12/2017, 12:30 PM 1:30 PM
Location: Library

Friends of Kapolei High School

  • - James & Abigail Campbell Foundation
  • - Queen Lili'uokalani Children's Center
  • - Kapolei Properties LLC
  • - Grace Pacific Corporation
  • - Hawaiian Electric
  • - Hunt Companies
  • - Chevron
  • - Hawaii USA Federal Credit Union
  • - Cary Miyashiro, Hawaii USA FCU
  • - Valley of Rainbows
  • - Friends of Kapolei Hale
  • - Kapolei Lions Club
  • - Kapolei Rotary Club
  • - Roy Sato, 2014 Volunteer of the Year   Recipient
  • - Georgette Stevens, E Ola Pono Ma Kapolei
  • - Sparky Rodrigues, Olelo / E Ola Pono Ma   Kapolei
  • - Michael Moefu, Aloun Farms / Alumni,   Class of 2006
  • - Rene Mansho, Community Volunteer
  • - Ashley Ono, Alumni, Class of 2013
  • - Yvonne Ono, Parent
  • - Caroline Huff, Parent
  • - Project Grad 2015

All requests for an activation code will be completed as soon as the census verification has been processed by our registration office.

Kapolei High School will no longer be using Edline for our Grading System

News & Announcements

JV Softball Meeting

August 9, 2017 (Wednesday) at 4:15 pm - Softball meeting at the KHS field
August 10, 2017 (Thursday) at 4:00 pm - Practice begins

Please Welcome Kapolei High School's New Principal Wesley Shinkawa

Dear Kapolei High School ‘Ohana,
Thank you for the opportunity to serve you as the new principal of Kapolei High School (KHS). I come back to KHS after serving as principal of Mauka Lani Elementary School, Interim Principal of Iroquois Point Elementary School, Vice Principal at Kapolei Middle School, Iroquois Point Elementary, Maili Elementary and Kapolei High. I look forward to an exciting school year; filled with creative learning opportunities and activities that meet the needs of our diverse student population. Your support and involvement at KHS is valued and paramount to creating and sustaining connections that aim to improve student achievement.
I would also like to take this opportunity to extend a big mahalo to Mr. Elden Esmeralda for his dedication and years of service to the students and families of Kapolei High School. Through his vision and leadership, our school serves as the heart of this ever changing community. KHS is a school where our students can explore their interests and share their unique talents in preparation for their transition into college or the workforce. Thank you and best wishes to Mr. Esmeralda.
Here’s to an exciting school year!

Wesley Shinkawa

2017 Schedule Pickup and Yearbook Photo's

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 Last Name's Alpha A-K
Thursday, July 27, 2017, Last Name,s Alpha L-Z
Kapolei High School Cafeteria
9:00am - 12noon
Underclassmen will also be taking their yearbook photo's.

2017-2018 Free and Reduced Price Meal Applications

Go Online for Faster Results
Starting July 15, 2017 online applications will be available at hionlineapps.primeroedge.com
Please do not submit a paper application if an online application is submitted.
You must have a SchoolCafé account to apply online.
SchoolCafé provides a secure online system for parents to:
• Make online payments,
There is a service fee of 5% of the deposit amount when making online payments
• Monitor account balances (set low balance alerts),
• Monitor student’s buying history, and
• Apply for free and reduced price meal benefits.
There is no cost to set up, monitor student’s account, and apply for meal benefits.

HART Poster Contest Winners

This year, our art students had the opportunity in participating in the Honolulu Rail Transit poster contest. The theme was "Connecting Communities". Their winning piece was among many other students on Oahu who won this contest which reflected the theme. Please join me and our administration in congratulating the following students for winning in their category:
Mark Faulkner-10th grade-1st place winner in the Digital Category
Annika Erickson-9th grade-1st place winner in the Traditional Category
Laney Chang-9th Grade-2nd place winner in the Traditional Category
Mikala Jardine-9th Grade-3rd place winner in the Traditional Category

Kapolei Boys Judo 2017 HHSAA Champions

Congratulations Boys State Champions 58.0 points
114lb. 1st place Andre Pagurayan
121lb. 3rd place Jayson Pagurayan
132lb. 2nd place Rodan Salangdron
220lb. 2nd place Faga-togo Sotoa
285lb. 3rd place Issac Alapai
139lb. 5th place Kasianne Kawai-Jose

Mahalo from the Class of 2017

The class of 2017 would like to thank the KHS teachers, students and parents for their generous donations of water, juice and soda for our May Day fundraiser.

Mahalo From the Class of 2017

The class of 2017 would like to that the KHS teachers, students and parents for their generous donations of water and juice for our senior fundraiser during our KHS Powder Puff.

Kapolei Judo Team in the OIA Tournament

Congratulations they will be representing Kapolei High School in the HHSAA Tournament.
3rd Place Jayson Pagurayan
2nd Place Rodan Salangdron
2nd Place Fagatogo Sotoa
1st Place Andre Pagurayan
1st Place Isaac Alapai
For the Girls
8th Place Kanani Moses
8th Place Hokulani Bautista
7th Place Shivahn Akau
6th Place Jordyn Angelo
6th Place Allie Mahoe
5th Place Kasianne Kawai-Jose
5th Place Tiana Peterson
also placing but not qualifying for the state tournament was Jaryn Daite-Kailiuli in 8th place.

Kapolei High School's Citizen-Scholar Awards Chantelle Lopez

For the past 13 years, the Hawai`i Lodging & Tourism Association, the Hawai'i State Department of Education, and Honolulu Star-Advertiser have honored one outstanding senior from every public high school throughout the state who best exemplifies citizenship in school and the community. Each of these students have given back to make our state a better place and embody the Department of Education's Vision of a Public School Graduate.
Sponsoring companies award their student with a $1,000 continuing education scholarship and join the students for a recognition luncheon.

Herff Jones (Publisher) Yearbook Awards

Kapolei High School Yearbook was one of many judged among public and private high schools from around the state of Hawaii.
We are excited to share that we were awarded the following:
• First Place in Photography
• Third Place Overall Yearbook
If you have a yearbook student in your class or know any student, please congratulate them on their accomplishments. Also, we will keep everyone posted on yearbook distribution -- which is scheduled for next week.

Hawaii State Science and Engineering Fair

Please congratulate the following students.
• Gazerelle Nean Acain (11th)
Redesigning the Standard Prescription Bottle and Label for the Elderly
- US Army, Tripler Army Medical Center - Certificate of Merit
- Hawaiian Eye Foundation - $100 and Certificate of Merit
- Top 14 Semi-Finalist
- Best in Category, Translational Medical Science - 2nd Place
• Shannelle Baliguat-Lamoya and Nehemiah Cesar (10th)
The Effect of Color on Food Perception
- American Statistical Association, Hawaii Chapter - $100
• Carter Kurashima (10th)
The Comparison of Different Genders' Ability to Solve Spatial Awareness Problems Using the Video Game "Portal"
• Lovey Sugita, Ryzo Sarmiento, and Sierra Sampayan (10th)
Effects of Chewing Gum on Visuospatial and Long Term Semantic Memory
• Katherine Mathews and Lorynel Martinez (10th)
Changes in the Levels of Enterococcus Based on Proximity to the Nanakuli Wetland Pond
• Nicole Rajkowski, Haley Burford, and Chloe Salacup (10th)
The Relationship Between Mass and Sphericality in Space

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