Alumni

Alumni

NAVIGATOR PRIDE

For more than 10 years, ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY has graduated extraordinary students with confidence, generosity of spirit, and a desire to make positive contributions to their communities. We are excited to help our IPA alumni maintain their connections with each other and with our school. ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY will always be here for you, and as wayfinders you have the skills to find your way back - to campus, to community, to the place where values matter. Keep in touch!

Shelden Balatico
Shelden Balatico '11

ALUMNI HIGHLIGHTS

Full Circle

As a senior at IPA, Balatico helped with founding the school’s first varsity volleyball team in 2010-2011 and this year he returned to campus as Head Coach for the varsity boys’ and intermediate girls’ volleyball teams.

Carson Lofton
Erica Machida at DHX studio.

ALUMNI HIGHLIGHTS

Navigating the Business World with Confidence

When he’s not training hard for a triathlon or capturing impressive aerial photos with his drone, Carson Lofton ‘16 is busy assisting with business acquisitions as a Business Development Executive for The Islander Group.

Erica Machida
Erica Machida at DHX studio.

ALUMNI HIGHLIGHTS

IPA Alumna Animating with Passion

Erica Machida ‘15 has turned her passion for drawing into an international career in animation. She may not be famous yet, but she already boasts an impressive creative portfolio, including her short 2D animated film, "Musubi".

Kelsey Uehira
Kelsey Uehira in field of tea

ALUMNI HIGHLIGHTS

Alumna Returns to IPA

There’s no place like home! Kelsey Uehira ‘11 says it’s great to be back on campus. Kelsey joined the IPA administrative staff in November as the Registrar & Student Information Systems Manager.

More Alumni News

Kim Uehisa '15

IPA Alumna on HPR’s The Conversation

ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY is proud of alumna and board trustee Kim Uehisa '15. While home for the holidays in December 2022, she was invited on HPR's The Conversation to talk about her future plans in the medical field and how she wants to give back to the islands.
IPA alumni socializing at Kalapawai Cafe & Deli in Kapolei

Navigator Alumni Enjoy Another “Home for the Holidays”

It was a great time reconnecting with fellow Navigators at our annual Home for the Holidays alumni social in Kapolei on December 19, 2022. Enjoying the evening were alumni from the Classes of 2010, 2018, 2020, 2021, and 2022, and Kim Uehisa ‘15 alumna and the newest IPA board trustee.
IPA's Navigator medal

More Than $3.7 Million in Scholarships Awarded to IPA’s Class of 2022

ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY’s Class of 2022 has been awarded $3,795,558 in academic scholarships and awards. The IPA graduates submitted applications to over 107 colleges across the United States, and will be matriculating to colleges and universities in 12 states.

GIVING BACK TO IPA

Gifts from alumni ensure the continuation of a valuable educational experience for today's Navigators.