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Spring 2018

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D. Kenneth Richardson ’48 Learning Lab Opens

Today’s Punahou students will graduate having had access to some of the most sophisticated engineering technology available, thanks in large part to the generosity of Ken Richardson ’48.

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JROTC Celebrates 100 Years at Punahou

Punahou JROTC was presented with a certificate that commemorates the 100th anniversary since the start of the program at Punahou.

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Professional Development: How Brains Learn

Punahou welcomed back Dr. Tracey Tokuhama-Espinosa, a leader in the field of the teaching philosophy that incorporates research from neuroscience and psychology, to this year’s Brain Symposium.

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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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An Entrepreneurial Challenge with MIT Launch

Punahou partnered with MIT Launch to host 150 high-school students for the MIT Launch Clubs Blastoff event on Sept. 16.

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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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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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‘Punahou Bulletin’ CASE Readership Survey

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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Presidential Search Update

On May 2, 2017, President Jim Scott ’70 announced his intention to retire at the end of the school year in 2019. Following the announcement, Punahou School embarked on a search for its 17th president, aiming to build on the enduring vision and trajectory achieved under Scott’s leadership.

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Greg Dickhens ’87 Joins Board of Trustees

In October, Greg Dickhens ’87 was elected to the Punahou Board of Trustees. Dickhens, the principal and chief investment officer at Trinity Investments, LLC, is an alumnus who is engaged with and dedicated to the School.

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2018 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

These Punahou seniors were named 2018 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists in recognition of their exceptional academic ability and potential for collegiate success. The students earned high-ranking qualifying test scores that placed them among the top 1 percent of high-school seniors nationwide.

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Volunteer Leaders 2017 – 2018

Punahou welcomes incoming presidents for the Parent Faculty Association, the Punahou Alumni Association and Punahou O-Men, and the returning president of Na Wahine Pa‘ani o Punahou. Volunteers are vital to a thriving school community, and Punahou is grateful for these leaders and the many individuals who provide their time, expertise and resources to these key organizations.

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