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Ashton Yamamura with is troop members

Eagle Scout Project Makes Parking Lot Safer for IPA Students

IPA junior Ashton Yamamura ’20 saw a potential safety issue on campus and took it upon himself to remedy it. Thanks to his efforts, all IPA students, faculty, and visitors ...
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Group photo of the board of directors.

IPA Awarded $150,000 Grant from James & Abigail Campbell Family Foundation

ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY had a chance to say thank you to the James & Abigail Campbell Family Foundation for a $150,000 grant they recently awarded the school. The grant, “Retooling ...
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Amelie Kitakis

Four IPA Students Advance to Hawaiʻi State Science and Engineering Fair

Twenty-five ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY Middle School students spent their Saturday excitedly, and somewhat nervously, talking science at the Hawaiʻi Association of Independent Schools (HAIS) District Science Fair held on February ...
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Swimmers with medals around their necks.

IPA Swimmer Finishes as State Runner-Up in Boys’ 100 Butterfly

ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY varsity athlete Corbin Lofton ’20 competed in the K. Mark Takai Swimming and Diving State Championship on Saturday, February 9, 2019. The championship, held at the Veteran’s ...
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Elementary students performing at Multicultural program

Elementary Multicultural Performance Celebrates Dances from Around the World

The ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY Elementary School held its annual Multicultural Performance on February 6, 2019. This special event brings together the Elementary ʻohana to celebrate different cultures through song and ...
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Student in Mandarin practices calligraphy

Elementary Mandarin Students Celebrate the “Year of the Pig”

ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY’s Elementary students had a lot of special activities planned to welcome in the “Year of the Pig” in their Mandarin classes. This year, the lunar New Year ...
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Annie Uesugi, Chiara Smith, Nhi Le, Mina Cintron, Lina Finley

IPA Students Get Top Honors at Hawaiʻi Regional Scholastic Art Awards

Five ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY students received honors for their work at the 2019 Hawaiʻi Regional Scholastic Art Awards. This annual award contest, now in its 56th year, is sponsored by ...
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White carnations taped to student lockers

White Carnations Help Spread Words of Kindness

January 29 is National Carnation Day, and at ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY it is also Kindness Carnation Day. This year, more than 2000 single white carnations with personal messages of gratitude ...
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Colorful student mural of Hawaii

Great Community, Great Neighbors

You drive by our campus everyday, but have you noticed the beautiful murals on the construction wall across the street from IPA? Those murals were designed and painted by ISLAND ...
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Students volunteering at fish game booth

Happy New Year! Akemashite Omedetou Gozaimasu!

On Sunday, January 13, 2019, the ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY Japanese National Honor Society had the opportunity to volunteer at the ʻOhana Festival, hosted by the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaiʻi ...
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Student explaining research project to science fair judge

Students Are the Experts at Annual Middle School Science Fair

Today was the culmination of months of work for ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY Middle School students. The 12th annual IPA Middle School Science Fair was held on campus this morning, January ...
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Japanese language students read their fortune strips for the new year

Happy New Year (Ema & Omikuji)

Akemashite omedetou gozaimasu! Happy New Year! ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY's upper school Japanese classes had a special New Year's lesson to start off 2019. An important part of the language curriculum ...
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Team photo of boys' intermediate basketball

IPA Boys’ Intermediate Basketball Team Wins Division III Championship

The ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY Boys’ Intermediate Basketball Team capped off their stellar season with the ILH Division III Championship on December 14, 2018. Their match-up against Christian Academy at the ...
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Grade 2 student takes picture of senior on iPad

Grade 2 Students Learn About the Importance of Community

ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY Grade 2 students recently completed their unit of inquiry on Community, focused around the central idea that each student is a unique member of their community and ...
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Grandparent and grandchildren in classroom

Na Kupuna Day Honors Grandparents

Every year, on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY’s Grades K-5 elementary students host Na Kupuna Day to welcome their grandparents, many of whom visit from the mainland or ...
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Upcoming Events

Mar 08

IPA Theatre Department Spring Performance

March 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mar 09

IPA Theatre Department Spring Performance

March 9, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mar 09

IPA Theatre Department Spring Performance

March 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Golfer walking on green against ocean backdrop
May 16

12th Annual IPA Golf Tournament

May 16, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 8:00 pm