The Aims of a Punahou Education
Punahou has high aspirations for each child’s educational journey and high expectations of each graduate in life.
Students K – 12
150 Kindergarteners and 440 Seniors
Students per classroom, K – 8
Academy classes vary
Students receiving need-based financial aid
Class of 2019
Honors and Advanced Placement courses
National Merit Semifinalists
Class of 2019
ILH Athletes on 127 teams
In 21 sports across grades 7 – 12
Students enrolled in co-curricular Arts
Including dance, music and theatre
Endowment with over 600 funds
Over 36,000 alumni around the world share a uniquely deep connection to the School and to each other.
Faculty and Staff
More than 600 dedicated teachers, administrators and staff help create a world-class educational experience and are committed to professional growth and collaboration.
Artists, athletes, entrepreneurs, problem solvers, risk takers and leaders abound in this culturally and economically diverse population of 3,750 students.
Punahou parents are passionately involved in their child’s educational experience, and have a vital and supportive relationship with each other and the school.
History and Tradition
For more than 175 years, Punahou has been educating Hawai‘i’s children for an ever-changing world. Amidst a culture of continuous innovation, is a profound connection to the past and preservation of cherished traditions.