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Fall 2018
‘Ike Hawai‘i

With support from Kuaihelani Learning Center, Hawaiian culture now plays a central role in Punahou’s educational philosophy, enriching the experience of its students and faculty.

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Fall 2018
The Long View

A candid conversation with President Jim Scott ’70 about leadership, learning and his last year at Punahou.

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In Pursuit of Peace

The Hiroshima Peace Scholarship Program celebrates 10 years and its first trip to Japan shared by students from Hawai‘i DOE.

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Alumni Keiki Experience

For the past two years, children and grandchildren of alumni living away from Hawai‘i have come to campus for a uniquely buff and blue summer experience: ‘Ūlili Ho‘okama o Kapunahou.

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Dr. James Kapae'alii Scott

Dr. James Kapae‘alii Scott '70

PRESIDENT’S DESK

Building Bridges at 10,000 Feet
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Grade 4 teacher Kris Schwengel shares insights from his “Schwabbatical,” which focused on project-based learning and the Junior School Learning Commons.

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A Lei of Inspiration: Jay ’68 and Ann Kadowaki

The bonds that tie the Kadowaki family to Punahou recently culminated in several beautiful gifts, just as the flowers of a haku lei are woven together by caring hands.

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E Pili Mai: A New School Year Begins

Seeing connections, building bridges and grounding students in a sense of placeare some of the inspiring elements in the 2018 – 2019 school year theme.

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A Toast to New Directions in Global Education

Wo International Center’s 25th anniversary year wrapped up with a toast and recognition of exciting new initiatives for global education.

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Volunteer Leaders 2018 – 2019

Punahou is grateful to its volunteer organizations and extends a warm aloha to this year’s presidents of the PAA, PFA, O-Men and Na Wahine Pa‘ani o Punahou.

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Then and Now: Waterhouse Pool

Punahou was the first school on O‘ahu to have its own swimming “tank” – today, the Elizabeth P. Waterhouse Memorial Pool continues to nurture champion swimming, diving and water polo athletes.

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Frances Thompson ’46 Lynch
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Although she lived thousands of miles from Hawai‘i, Punahou was never far from Frances “Flash” Thompson’s Heart.

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Leslie Māpuana Howell ’67 de Silva
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Award-winning kumu hula Māpuana de Silva holds true to the traditional vision and values she learned from her teachers.

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Matthew Kapalikū Schirman ’92
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As co-founder of Hui Ku Maoli Ola and Papahana Kuaola, Matt Kapalikū Schirman ’92 is at the center of a movement to restore native plant species and ahupua‘a management practices.

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Paige Okamura ’09
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With her own radio show on KTUH and as a scholar at the University of Hawai‘i, Paige Okamura ’09 is part of the new wave of Hawaiian language revival.

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As part of the Ku‘u Punahou Campaign, over 3,000 people have made gifts for student financial aid totaling more than $44 million to ensure access to a Punahou education.

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