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  • All Children are Our Children

    Emily McCarren with George Scott
    Posted December 12, 2017

    Our faculty and staff are a global community. While many of them were born and raised in Hawai‘i, there are as many who have chosen to make Hawai‘i and our school their home. One of them is Chaplain Dr. George Scott. He is the wonderful Academy Chaplain who hails from the great city of Detroit (where he took a group of students for G-Term last year!) Here he shares some reflections on his time visiting home over the Thanksgiving holiday. He reminds us of our enduring commitment to make education better for all of our children. Because all children are our children.

  • Alumni say ‘Ciao!’ to Italy

    Erin Teruya ’93 Kinney
    Posted December 8, 2017

    An enviable group of 20 embarked on a once-in-a-lifetime visit to Italy in November, as part of the inaugural voyage of the Punahou Alumni Travel Program. Alumni brought their spouses, parents, cousins and friends as travel companions on the 10-day trip through Rome, Florence and Venice.

  • Buffanblu [Girls Basketball] ready to grow through ‘growing pains’

    Paul Honda for Hawaii Prep World
    Posted December 5, 2017

    That blueprint did Punahou good in preseason. It will serve them well against the rest of the ILH, probably, but against a long, quick, rangy Maryknoll defense, it was a rough night. The Spartans racked up 10 steals en route to a 56-25 win at Hemmeter Fieldhouse.

  • Exploring Gender Studies

    Rachel Breitweser ’03
    Posted December 5, 2017

    In a new social studies course, Academy students have been introduced to the field of gender studies, which includes feminism and women’s studies, the social construction of gender, masculinity studies, LGBTQ studies, and cross-cultural perspectives of masculinity and femininity.

  • Tools for Creating Positive Change in the Community

    Rachel Breitweser ’03 and Bella Nesti ’20
    Posted November 30, 2017

    Luke Center invited Aaron Eden to spend one week as “change maker” in residence. In Cooke Learning Commons in Cooke Library, Eden guided students through a systems change framework during an Accelerator week, which provides time and support for students to explore what they are interested in. He introduced the concept of systems thinking, which is a way to address a challenge from a holistic perspective by understanding interconnectedness within a larger system.

  • Speaker Series Event on Hawai‘i Land and History Piques Alumni Interest

    Erin Teruya ’93 Kinney
    Posted November 29, 2017

    Two alumni who have devoted their lives and careers to the preservation of Hawai‘i’s natural resources were the featured speakers at the recent Punahou Alumni Association Hawai‘i Chapter Distinguished Speaker Series event in Twigg-Smith Pavilion.

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