Ke Kula 'o Samuel M. Kamakau
Laboratory Public Charter School

We are now accepting applications for the 2024-2025 school year. Please complete an Application online. Call our office if you have any questions- 808.235.9175

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Board of Directors
R. Kealoha Domingo

M. Waiʻaleʻale Sarsona, Ed.D.

Elizabeth Aulsebrook, M.Ed.
Kurt W. Klein, Esq.
Ilima Shima
The mission of KAI LOA, Inc. is to help ensure the quality and long-term success of Ke Kula ʻo Samuel M. Kamakau, Laboratory Public Charter School (LPCS), a Preschool-Grade 12 Hawaiian Immersion laboratory public charter school in Haʻikū valley.  

KAI LOA supports Kamakau and fulfills its mission by focusing on three major goals:
  • Build capacity for the school’s increasing number of qualified teachers and support personnel and strengthen the school’s curriculum to meet the growing needs of its students.
  • Develop and maintain a planned approach to financial growth to ensure a sustainable source of income.
  • Promote parent and community involvement as stakeholders in the school’s success.
Contributions to KAI LOA, Inc. are used to deliver an exemplary Hawaiian Immersion education in a charter school setting to children in preschool through grade 12. KAI LOA, Inc. is a 501(c) 3 organization. Your contribution is tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.
In addition to your donations, there are other ways to support Ke Kula ʻo Kamakau. With thoughtful planning, you are able to leave a lasting legacy at Kamakau that will benefit students for years to come. We would be honored to have you become a member of our legacy giving circle. Please contact Elizabeth Aulsebrook at [email protected].