NEWS & EVENTS

Screen shot of student participating in CEO of the Year event

IPA Students Discuss Community Issues with Micah Kāne, CEO of the Year

Twelve ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY Secondary students had the unique opportunity to take part in the Hawaii Business Magazine CEO of the Year virtual event on December 11, 2020 with honoree Micah Kāne, CEO and President of Hawaiʻi Community Foundation.

Grade 9 students in music class

Learning through creating: students express themselves through music composition

Students in Ms. Healy’s music class can list music composition on their list of skills now that their music trimester has concluded. And they have their own original pieces of work to prove it. As their final class project, students were asked to compose and write their own original song and lyrics about any topic of their choice, as long as it followed IPA’s 5 agreements of aloha, mālama, hoʻolohe, kuleana, and pono.

Group photo.

IPA Certified as Blue Zones Project School and Worksite

ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY celebrated being certified as a Blue Zones Project School and Worksite on Wednesday, November 25, becoming the very first school in the Kapolei area to receive certification as both a school and a worksite.

Keychain with beads

Put a Bead on It!

“Put a Bead on It!” is an initiative started by Secondary English teachers Laura Boles and Owen Williams to provide opportunities for Secondary faculty to show their appreciation for each other and help build community connections.

First Virtual Club Fest Held at IPA

ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY held its first-ever virtual Club Fest last month. Translating the traditional format of Club Fest into a virtual one took a lot of planning, organizing, and creativity by the five members of the Executive Council, but the success of the event made it all worth it.