Friday, June 21, 2002

Principal named at Big
Isle Kamehameha campus

Star-Bulletin staff

Ninia M.E. Aldrich has been named principal of the new high school at Kamehameha Schools Hawaii Campus in Keaau on the Big Island, according to an announcement by the campus headmaster.

Aldrich will begin her new job July 1 and oversee about 100 students in the freshman class. The high school will add a grade each year and expects to enroll more than 575 students in three years.

The Keaau campus opened last fall, offering grades kindergarten through eight.

As high school principal, Aldrich will also lead the development of the high school career academies and establish community and other partnerships to support the academy concept.

She will transfer to the Big Island campus from the Kapalama campus where she served as vice principal for grades 11 and 12 for the past 12 years. Aldrich has held various posts with Kamehameha Schools.

She was site manager for Hale O Hooponopono Alternative Learning Center in Kona, a dormitory adviser at the Intermediate School and a parent educator for the Early Education program. She was selected from a pool of applicants from Hawaii and the mainland.

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