Punahou School has reached a major milestone with a successful first year in the Sidney and Minnie Kosasa Community for Grades 2 – 5. The project's second phase, anticipated to open in fall 2019, is making steady progress. Even with the enthusiasm that students and teachers have expressed about their new learning environments, the best is yet to come – which is why we need your help!
The Clarence T.C. Ching PUEO Program at Punahou School was recognized by the National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) as a 2016 Excellence in Summer Learning Award winner. Award recipients were chosen for demonstrating excellence in accelerating academic achievement and prompting healthy development for low-income students.
Patrick Vinton Kirch '68
In 1963, Patrick Kirch '68 was an inquisitive 13-year-old growing up in Manoa Valley with a fascination for ancient civilizations fueled by long afternoons exploring old lo'i terraces and other traces of Hawai'i's past.
Without students, the Punahou School campus is quiet in the last week before the beginning of the new school year, but it hasn't been without activity. The Punahou campus team has been working hard to polish and ready the School before the doors open to the ever-lively group of K – 12 students and faculty on Aug. 16.
The three-day Global Education Teachers Strand brought together educators from nine different countries. During the fifth annual workshop, which coincided with Student Global Leadership Institute (SGLI), teachers discussed and explored what it means to be a global educator.