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Winter 2017
Issue 2
Winter 2017
Dr. James Kapae'alii Scott

Dr. James Kapae‘alii Scott '70

PRESIDENT’S DESK

“As we celebrate these milestones – Punahou’s enduring commitment to need-based financial aid and the 25th anniversary of Wo International Center – we affirm their impact upon our students whose purposeful lives will shape and improve the world.”

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Presidential Search Update: Winter 2017

The Presidential Search Committee announced that the Position and Candidate Specification for the next President of Punahou School is available online.

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2017 Punahou PFA Education Fair

Punahou parents and educators convened at the 2017 Punahou PFA Education Fair sponsored by the Punahou Parent Faculty Association (PFA) and Professional Programs on Oct. 7.

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Alumni Healthcare Spotlight

More than 100 curious Academy students mingled with 85 alumni healthcare professionals in the Cooke Library Learning Commons on Oct. 3 at the second annual Punahou Alumni Healthcare Spotlight.

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Alumni Go Back to School

Buff ’n Blue Back to School is a continuing education program for alumni and friends of the School. Punahou faculty offered abridged versions of lessons in Culinary Chemistry, European History and Ceramics Handbuilding.

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Flaming ‘P’

On Oct. 6, Punahou families and friends gathered on campus for the spirited tradition of Flaming “P”. A chili and rice dinner complete with caramel cuts was offered in Dole Hall.

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Rachel Tina Horii ’87 Factor
  • Alumni Profile

So much about Rachel Tina Horii ’87 Factor’s life has changed since she converted to Judaism, that it can almost be divided into a “before” and an “after.”

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Sumire Matsubara ’09
  • Alumni Profile

Some might say that Japanese pop star, fashion model and actress Sumire Matsubara ’09 was born to be an entertainer.

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Marcus Oda ’05
  • Alumni Profile

It’s safe to say that most Punahou alumni don’t have work obligations that take them to Tajikistan with colleagues from the United Nations, but Marcus Oda ’05 admits that he has always been “internationally focused.”

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An Idealist’s Guide to Grandpas, Games and the World
  • Final Say

I’d always been extremely close with my grandfather. We both loved historical dramas and hole-in-the-wall eateries. As a successful self-starter in the post-war economy and the primary patriarch of my traditionally Japanese family, he had inspired me since I was a child.

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We did it! Changing Lives Challenge

The Changing Lives Challenge has already transformed thousands of students’ lives and is helping the School realize its potential as an educational thought leader locally, nationally and globally.

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For the Record: Fall 2017

Air Riflery, Bowling, Cross Country, Football, Kayaking, Girls Volleyball and Boys Water Polo.

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Dana Haimoff ’87
  • Donor Profile

How Dana Haimoff ’87 entered Punahou is a telling illustration of the independence and drive that would make her one of the most successful women in private equity investing today.

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Gender Studies

Learn about Punahou’s new gender studies course in this student-produced video. Students in grades 10 – 12 explored topics like feminism, masculinity, gender, LGBTQ issues and cross-cultural perspectives.

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Alumni Travel to Italy

Experience Italy through the eyes of alumni and friends who participated in the first Punahou Alumni Travel Program trip. The tour was led by Dr. Sean Nelson ’99, an art historian and professor based in Florence.

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Nā Wāhine Pā‘ani o Punahou

Nā Wāhine Pā‘ani o Punahou, an alumnae group that supports athletic participation at Punahou, kicked off its 43rd year on Oct. 16 with a reception at the President’s Pavilion.

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Works by Malia Mattoch ’87 McManus, James Case ’37 and Heidi Hansen-Young ’98 Heilig.

  • Bulletin Puns in Print
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In July 2017, Punahou School invited all constituents who receive the printed Bulletin to participate in a readership survey. View the results from nearly 3,000 respondents.

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Purchase tickets for reserved seats for theater, dance and Variety Show performances in Dillingham Hall at your convenience.

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