Summer School

Punahou's Summer School offers an extensive catalog of over 150 fun and enriching courses, for students ranging from K – grade 8, as well as noncredit courses for grades 9 – 12. All non-credit courses are available to both Punahou students and visiting students.

Credit courses are only available to current Punahou students. Punahou students entering grades 9 – 12 should register for credit courses through their deans/supervisor, and for non-credit courses through the online Summer School registration.

Academy Credit Courses

See the Academy Course Catalog for a complete listing of credit courses (grades 9 – 12).

K – 8, Academy Non-Credit and Adult Courses

We are closely monitoring the recommendations put forth from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Hawai’i Department of Health and other agencies with regards to COVID-19. As of now, we are planning for our K-8 summer programs as usual and continuing to accept registrations with some exclusions from highly affected areas as previously posted on our website.


Currently, we are following our refund and cancellation policy as stated on the Withdrawals and Refunds tab of our Summer School Registration page. If you have questions regarding withdrawals due to COVID-19 related issues, please contact the Summer School Office. In the event that Punahou Summer School for grades K-8 should be canceled or modified, we will communicate with affected families regarding refunds.


Please visit the Punahou Health page for up to date information on the school’s response to COVID-19, and if you have any questions, please email

Early Session
June 8 – 12, 2020

Summer Session
June 15 – July 17, 2020

Extended Session
July 20 – 24, 2020

2020 Catalog

View 2020 Catalog

Quick Guide ›
An at-a-glance look at course availability by grade level.

Key Dates for 2020
2020 Course Catalog available online Jan 27, noon
Punahou Family Registration Sign-up Begins Feb 13, noon
Punahou Family online registration begins Feb 18, noon
Visiting or Applying Family online registration begins Mar 6, noon
Registration ends April 15, 4 p.m.
First day of Early Session
Academy Summer School Starts
Jun 8*
Kamehameha Day (no classes) Jun 11
Last day of Early Session Jun 12
First Day of Summer School Jun 15
Independence Day observed (no classes) Jul 3
Last day of Summer School Jul 17*
Last day of Academy Summer School Jul 17*

All times listed are Hawaiian Standard Time. *Some courses have customized dates.

Summer School
Registration Open!

Current Punahou families: Registration is open now.

Visiting families: Registration begins on March 6, noon.

Sign-ups are on a first come, first served basis. See activities offered at Summer School Catalog.

Register Now

At this time, we are not accepting registrations from China, South Korea, Japan and Italy due to the coronavirus situation. All of these countries are designated Level 2 or 3 by the CDC, which recommends against all non-essential travel.

Punahou Health

Punahou is carefully monitoring the latest developments regarding coronavirus (COVID-19). Please visit our Health page for the latest updates.

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Summer School Program Office
K – 8 and noncredit Academy courses
Bishop Hall
808.943.3693 Fax

The admission of any student in the Summer School programs is at the sole discretion of Punahou School in accordance with applicable laws.  Admission criteria may be modified from time to time without notice by the School.  Furthermore, students with past due billing accounts may not be eligible to enroll in these programs until their accounts are brought current.  All payments made to the School will be allocated first towards unpaid Punahou tuition.