Applications for students to apply to Punahou for the 2019 – 2020 school year are now available in Ravenna, an online application system. Please visit the Admission and Financial Aid page for more information.
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.
The 2018 – 2019 Academy Course Listing is now available for browsing online, or to download.
Join the Punahou ‘ohana in honoring Dr. Scott over the coming year. Attend a regional celebration, share your personal message of gratitude, and contribute to one of the two community gifts in his name.
A CLASSROOM FOR
the joy of play
Our youngest students radiate energy and curiosity.
A CLASSROOM FOR
finding his place
From 2nd to 5th grade at Punahou, it’s all about connections.
A CLASSROOM FOR
choosing his own adventure
In Middle School, he’s still a fun and funny child – and we’ll let him be.
A CLASSROOM FOR
owning her choices
By 9th grade, we give your Academy student charge over her schedule.
Having worked as a high school teacher and school administrator for almost 50 years, I know that what I am about to propose will sound heretical in some educational circles.
Campus was alive with activity for the Flaming “P” last Friday.
The Grammy Award-winning Parker Quartet presented a masterclass for Academy music students on Thursday, Sept. 13. The class was hosted by the Punahou Chamber Music Program.
The Punahou School Board of Trustees announced today that Monica Mamiya ’77 McLaren has been named its newest member. McLaren brings decades of experience as an educator to the board, as well as deep personal ties to the school as an alumna and parent.
Jeff Watanabe retired from the Punahou Board of Trustees in June, after 20 years of service. He and his wife, Lynn, have been active Punahou parents (Mike ’91, Molly ’92, Katie ’97 and Robert ’00) and grandparents.
Kainalu Puu-Robinson had a hand or two in helping No. 3 Punahou down No. 6 Kamehameha, 30-14, Friday night at HTFCU Field at Aloha Stadium.
Last spring, Academy physics students crafted ’ukulele in the Richardson Learning Lab. The lovingly crafted instruments were then donated to hospitalized children in music therapy programs. Viewing this article requires a Star-Advertiser subscription.
Snorkel practice for school? That’s how fourth-grade students prep for their class picnic visit to Hanauma Bay – by taking a dunk in the swimming pool.
With more open space and streamlined equipment, Punahou’s Hennrich Fitness Center, better known to students as the weight room, has a whole new look and feel in addition to offering a wide range of strength and cardio exercises.
Thirty-four Punahou seniors were named 2019 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists in recognition of their exceptional academic ability and potential for collegiate success.
With support from Kuaihelani Learning Center, Hawaiian culture now plays a central role in Punahou’s educational philosophy, enriching the experience of its students and faculty.
A candid conversation with President Jim Scott ’70 about leadership, learning and his last year at Punahou.
The Hiroshima Peace Scholarship Program celebrates 10 years and its first trip to Japan shared by students from Hawai‘i DOE.
For the past two years, children and grandchildren of alumni living away from Hawai‘i have come to campus for a uniquely buff and blue summer experience: ‘Ūlili Ho‘okama o Kapunahou.
“Punahou’s sources of continuity transcend leadership changes – they are our mission, vision and the Aims of a Punahou Education.”
Grade 4 teacher Kris Schwengel shares insights from his “Schwabbatical,” which focused on project-based learning and the Junior School Learning Commons.
Vanessa Van Gorder ’95 Distajo, vice president of the Mānoa branch of Outdoor Circle, had a hunch that Kamānele Park in Mānoa Valley was not just another patch of green grass with a swing set on it.
Lee Zane ’88 credits much of his growth mindset to his experiences at Punahou where he played volleyball and basketball, and participated in Variety Show and marching band. But it was the people who inspired and propelled him.
As ecosystem restoration program manager supporting the U.S. Army’s O‘ahu Natural Resources Program at Schofield Barracks, Jane Beachy ’97 is an environmental superhero whose target is invasive weeds.
“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.
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.
Inspired by his Punahou teachers, Arita established the A.I.M. High Endowed Financial Aid Fund to provide young students with the opportunity to dream big and to achieve their fullest potential.
Loveday Conquest ’66 remembers well the stepped-up pace of HWs and reading assignments during her freshman year at the Claremont Colleges.
Punahou’s instructional centers are creating a K – 12 network to transform teaching and learning.
During an evening event, Punahou 'ohana guests experienced a sneak peek of the innovation and invention happening in D. Kenneth Richardson ’48 Learning Lab in Mamiya Science Center, which supports Punahou's future K – 12 Learning Commons.