At a combination of a no-pressure career fair, a bring your parent to school day and a meet and greet, students had the unique opportunity to experience a "Human Library."
"Today is one of the best parts of third grade. It is the result of many weeks of preparation and generations before you," said Chaplain Lauren Medeiros to the third-graders, some adorned in lei, or with handcrafted bracelets and headbands.
"You are the families who have helped build this school," said President Jim Scott '70 to approximately 80 guests gathered at the Punahou President's Pavilion on the afternoon of March 16, 2017.
The launch of Ku'u Punahou, the Punahou Bulletin and the 175th anniversary celebration were recognized by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), each receiving a 2016 CASE District VII Award of Excellence.