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Announcing Punahou’s Next President

Punahou School’s Board of Trustees approved the appointment of Dr. Mike Latham ’86 as the School’s 17th president. Latham will join the School in the summer of 2019, upon the retirement of Dr. James Scott ’70.

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Punahou School has completed the search for its 17th president, aiming to build on the enduring vision and trajectory achieved under President Scott’s leadership.

Why Punahou?

How do you envision your child’s classroom?


the joy of play

Our youngest students radiate energy and curiosity. 

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finding his place

From 2nd to 5th grade at Punahou, it’s all about connections. 

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choosing his own adventure

In Middle School, he’s still a fun and funny child – and we’ll let him be.

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owning her choices

By 9th grade, we give your Academy student charge over her schedule. 

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Today at Punahou

Shift+ Furniture designer David Stubbs and his team paid a recent visit to Punahou to take an inventory of furniture and storage needs in preparation for the opening of the second half of the Sidney and Minnie Kosasa Community for Grades 2 – 5 in fall 2019. Stubbs is a former school administrator turned architect turned furniture designer who brings a keen eye into classrooms to assess the needs of our little ones.

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The Buffanblu finished at the top in both the final boys and girls team rankings to add to their state championship total Saturday night at the Island Movers Track and Field Championships at Kunuiakea Stadium on the campus of Kamehameha Schools Kapalama.

Sixth-ranked Punahou pounded out 14 hits — highlighted by Bailey Akimseu's towering two-run sixth-inning home run — to back pitcher Kennedy Ishii's complete-game effort en route to a convincing 11-3 semifinal win over three-time defending champion Campbell at Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium Thursday night.

Punahou charges forward to become a net zero energy campus. The School continues its commitment to sustainability following Case Middle School (LEED Gold) and Omidyar K – 1 Neighborhood (LEED Platinum) with the Sidney and MinniPunahou Communications Staff e Kosasa Community for Grades 2 – 5, Punahou's first net zero energy facility once completed.

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Alumni Stories

Michelle Broder Van Dyke ’04

“Scaramucci has been fired!” Michelle Broder Van Dyke ’04 announces President Trump’s recent ousting of his communications director. Her dog, Kolea, sitting comfortably on a plush office chair nearby, perks up her ears.

Malcolm Ing ’52

It’s a late weekday afternoon and Dr. Malcolm Ing ’52 is busy at work in his office. He is still updating patient profiles when we meet for a chat to reflect on his life and his long career as an ophthalmologist. Cloaked in a crisp white laboratory coat, Ing strides agilely across the clinic. His office looks out over a gorgeous panorama of swaying palm trees, the cool blue waters of Ala Moana Beach Park stretching out into the distance.

Monte Costa ’74

Salt spray, jostling waves and sudden downpours: These are certainly not ideal conditions for a camera. For Hokule‘a photographer Monte Costa ’74, these factors are just a part of the job as she braves the elements to create her iconic images.

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