Punahou School nurtures the
individuality of each child within a vibrant K – 12 school community that
celebrates diversity, inspires excellence and connects students for life.
in Honolulu, Hawai`i, Punahou is the largest coeducational, independent K – 12
school on a single campus in the United States. Students at Punahou have unparalleled
opportunities to cultivate their unique interests and talents under the
guidance of attentive and caring teachers. Rigorous academics, robust programs
in athletics and the arts, and an array of co-curricular opportunities offer an
integrated, 21st-century education for the whole child.
“Our mission is to create the conditions for children to
reach their highest potential ... Ultimately, a person who is well-prepared, creative and compassionate can
change the world.”
Punahou School President Jim Scott
exemplify the diversity and strength of Hawai`i and reflect the School’s
commitment to providing robust, need-based financial aid. When students
graduate from Punahou, they join a network of 30,000 alumni spanning the globe.
Beyond excellent scholars, the School seeks to develop engaged global citizens
who can strengthen their communities.