News & Announcements

  • First-Graders Express Their Creative Sides

    Punahou Communications Staff
    Posted August 18, 2016

    Over the summer, first-graders stimulated their creativity in First ARTists, a class where they delved into art, reading, drama and cooking. Activities included puppet shows, baking pretzel hotdogs and mixing paint to create different colors.

  • Poetry Matters

    Rachel Breitweser ’03
    Posted May 6, 2016

    Poetry is an art form that bridges language’s shortcomings. On April 28, 2016, at a special poetry reading entitled “Poetry and Identity,” students witnessed poetry’s ability to express who we are.

Commitment to the Arts

At the Heart of Punahou School’s Mission:

To provide an environment where students can: ... Develop and enhance creativity and appreciation of the arts.

From kindergarten to grade 12, students enjoy broad exposure to the arts as an integral part of the curriculum, by participating in clubs and through a wide variety of co-curricular options. The scope of opportunity includes both visual arts and performing arts. Co-curricular classes are also available to the community through the Music School and the Dance School.

Upcoming Events

Wed / Jan 25

Grade 9 – 12 Jazz Band Concert and Dance

7:00 PM - 9:30 PMDole Hall
Fri / Jan 27

Junior School Pops Program

7:00 PM - 9:00 PMTwigg-Smith Pavilion
Sat / Jan 28

Grade 7 Musical Theatre Concert with Parents

6:30 PM - 8:30 PMTwigg-Smith Pavilion
Fri / Feb 17

Grade 9 – 12 Concerto Concert and Reception

7:00 PM - 9:30 PMDillingham Hall
Wed / Mar 01

Ensemble Recital

6:00 PM - 7:00 PMWo International Center
Tue / Mar 14

Grade 6 Chorale Festival (with Iolani School)

6:30 PM - 8:00 PMTwigg-Smith Pavilion
Sat / Apr 08

Academy Spring Show

7:30 PM - 9:30 PMDillingham Hall