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  • Buff+Blue=Green: Educating for a Sustainable Future

    Catherine Black ’94
    Posted April 21, 2017

    Educating for a sustainable future is embedded in the Aims of a Punahou Education. Since the 2005 Sustainability Summit, which urged for greener practices at both the institutional and personal level, the School has advanced this goal in a variety of ways.

  • Resource Conservation in Action

    Catherine Black ’94
    Posted April 20, 2017

    Changing behavior and culture has been a key component for realizing Punahou’s Aim of “Educating for a Sustainable Future.” But the School has also made significant advances at the institutional level in its resource management policies. These improvements have been achieved even with Punahou’s size and infrastructure, and they are all the more compelling because of the message they send to other large institutions, educational and otherwise.

  • 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.

  • Middle-School Students Learn to ‘Bee’ Sustainable

    Punahou Communications Staff
    Posted August 3, 2016

    In the spring of 2015, three eighth-graders transformed an inquiry project into an entrepreneurial source of philanthropy for Punahou’s sustainability program. As part of an English class inquiry into bees, Miya ’19, Malia ’19 and Mia ’19 took a deeper look at bees and the role they play in the health of our ecology and agriculture.

  • 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.

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