Punahou is a thriving community of 3,750 students from a diversity of backgrounds, interests and talents.

The school’s curricular and co-curricular programs, along with its venerable traditions, offer children boundless opportunities. Whether on the soccer field or the May Day stage, children discover their own paths to success.
A child’s journey through Punahou is illuminated by caring teachers and by deans, counselors and learning specialists who provide comprehensive support. Parents also play a pivotal role in their child’s success. Parent organizations and philanthropic initiatives invite parents to participate in the life of the school.

After Punahou, graduates join a robust alumni community that spans the globe. Wherever they go and whatever they do, alumni share deep-rooted ties to their school and to one another, creating an enduring, self-renewing community.

Upcoming Events

List of 4 events.

  • Feb

    Team Up! Unlocking Potential: Building Resilience in Children through Brain-Informed Strategies

    Thurston Memorial Chapel | 6 – 7:30 p.m.

    Join us for an enlightening presentation where parents and caregivers will gain practical insights rooted in cutting-edge brain science. Discover how to not only navigate challenging moments with your child(ren) but also transform them into opportunities for growth.

    Tina Payne Bryson, renowned for her warmth and humor, will weave together video, stories, and personal experiences to empower you in fostering emotional regulation, resilience, personal insight, and empathy through brain-based strategies.

    Register now
  • Feb

    Concerto Showcase

    Dillingham Hall

    Presented by the Punahou Music Department, the concert will feature three extraordinary soloists from the Class of 2024 – Cassidy Sakamoto (viola), Ian Ahn (cello), and Conrad Cao (piano) with Punahou Symphony Strings and guest musicians. The program will open with Leo Delibes’ Prelude and Mazurka from Coppelia. It will be followed with Edward Elgar’s Cello Concerto (arranged for viola), Camille Saint-Saëns’ Cello Concerto, and concluding with George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue.
    Punahou’s annual concerto program is a culminating activity for seniors to showcase their musical contributions and inspire younger students. The concert will also feature special video vignettes with the young artists, highlighting their personal musical journeys and perspectives on their repertoire.

  • Mar

    Ignite the Night: Grade 9 Student Event

    This event is for Punahou ninth-grade students only.
  • Mar

    Junior Function

    Attendance at Function is limited to Class of 2025 juniors only (no outside guests).
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