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  • Tennis Student’s Community-Mindedness Inspires Many

    Punahou Communications Staff
    Posted December 22, 2016

    This winter break, Trystin ’20 will compete in the USTA National Winter Championships in Tucson, Arizona, accompanied by her Punahou coach, Associate Tennis Professional Brent Hunter.

  • A Leader Dedicated to Serving Others

    Rachel Breitweser ’03
    Posted January 21, 2016

    Inspired by Punahou’s 175th anniversary, this year’s Spirit and Service Speaker Series featured one of Punahou’s own: Dr. Jim Scott ’70. The Punahou president shared how his mid-career reflections drove him to position Punahou as a school that serves the community.

  • Eighth-graders Create Stories for English Students In Kenya

    Camila Chaudron ’08
    Posted June 3, 2015

    Students in several eighth-grade classes wrote and illustrated short stories to send to Kinondo Primary School in southeastern Kenya this May. Stemming from the grade-wide initiative of “Empathy to Action,” the project enabled students to use their creativity to address a global issue – promoting literacy – within the framework of the English curriculum.

  • A Proactive Approach to Environmental Stewardship

    Camila Chaudron '08
    Posted December 18, 2014

    In early 2014, the Executive Director of The Nature Conservancy’s Hawai‘i Chapter, Suzanne Case ’74, contacted Punahou Carnival’s Plant Booth Coordinators to discuss possible measures to prevent the spread of Little Fire Ants on O‘ahu.

  • 'Cuz Can: The Punahou Food Drive

    Travis Kim ’15
    Posted November 18, 2014

    Hunger is an issue that Punahou does not take lightly. By reaching out to students and their families, the School community collects thousands of cans for the Hawaii Foodbank every year with the Canned Food Drive.

  • Students Put Spanish to Service

    Catherine Black ’94
    Posted January 17, 2014

    This year, Punahou’s Spanish level 3 classes have incorporated an element of service into their curriculum, which traditionally focuses on reviewing grammar from level 2. Academy language faculty Ian Earle ’89, described it as “a way for the students to see Spanish come alive” in the world around them.

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