Completed and opened intheir namesakes were women who exemplified excellence in their service as FISD teachers. The schools honored ten years of success with students, parents and teachers who have come before or are currently active with the schools. Through the Schools to Watch initiative, the National Forum identifies schools across the United States that are well on their way to meeting the Forum's criteria for high performance.
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When Hoapili left to become the governor of Maui, he gave the land to his daughter, Kuini Liliha. A portion of the stone wall she had built to protect the compound from roaming cattle has been preserved. Founded inPunahou School was originally a school for the children of missionaries serving throughout the Pacific region.
It was the first school west of the Rocky Mountains and east of Asia with classes only in the English language.
Punahou has educated members of the Hawaiian royal family in its history, but it is not to be confused with the Royal School. Daniel Dole — was Punahou's first principal.
Army Corps of Engineers. The cereus hedge on the campus lava rock wall was topped with barbed wire. Punahou students volunteered in hospitals and raised enough in war bonds to purchase two bombers and a fighter among other airplanes which were named after alumni who had fallen in service.
Traditions[ edit ] Campus view in Many traditional events take place on campus. The event is an entertainment highlight each year in Honolulu. Students perform Hawaiian dances in traditional costumes, from the lovely hula to intimidating ha'a.
On Rice Field, classes set up canopies to showcase sustainable undertakings and projects, often including local produce sales and informational handouts. This event is preceded by a spirit week, where students dress and parade creatively. Seniors can look forward to their Variety Show, written and performed by the graduating class.
This play involves most of the class, over students.
With men in blue blazers and women in formal white Hawaiian dresses, senior year ends with Baccalaureate ceremonies at Central Union Church, and Commencement at Blaisdell Center.
The school hosts an Alumni Luau on campus during June that the newly graduated class can enjoy with other alumni classes. The annual luau also functions as a major fundraising event for the school. Aloha shirts were once restricted to Fridays, but dress codes were relaxed considerably during the late s.
Location[ edit ] All schools in Honolulu public and private have an urban residential location. Nearby buildings include apartment buildings, private houses, a retirement home, a Catholic school Maryknoll Schoolseveral small churches, and two hospitals.
Punahou shares the entrance to Manoa Valley with the University of Hawaii main campus and a few other schools such as Mid-Pacific Institute. Situated in the foothills of the Koolau MountainsPunahou shares Manoa Valley with the University of Hawaii main campus and a few other schools The school's location provides many opportunities for off-campus learning: Clubs and classes often organize trips to neighboring islands, especially to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and the Kohala Coast on the big island of Hawaii.
Although these figures are high among mainland U. The class of had 30 of the state's 70 National Merit Semifinalists. Punahou School President's House on campus Chapel courtyard and Round House About faculty, students, and staff work in 44 buildings on 76 acres. The Case Middle School was actually named after the donor's parents.
There are also sensors in place that turn the lights on or off depending on whether motion is detected, and dim the lights on sunny days or brighten them on overcast or cloudy ones.
Air conditioning for the buildings is provided by three ice-making plants, one for each grade level's section.Year in Review: June 9, District and Board News. July.
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These awards reflect entries produced between November 2, through November 1, Because CSPA dates its awards by the year in which they are given, they are given, they are known as the Gold Circle Awards for Yearbooks. The high school yearbook, The Oahuan, has won awards from the American Scholastic Press Association.
Na O Pio is the yearbook for K Ka Wai Ola is . Eric Hoffer Book Award Winners. In addition to the grand prize, the Eric Hoffer Award identifies a winner, a runner-up, and honorable mentions within eighteen all-inclusive ph-vs.comonal honors go to academic, small, micro, and self-published presses.
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