Container garden hanging on fence

Elementary Students Create a Sustainable Container Garden Rainbow on Campus

What started as a Grade 5 design project in sustainability and gardening evolved to include all of the Elementary grades and resulted in the beautiful rainbow of container gardens hanging along the campus fence in… more w

Kea Peahu and Jude Weng from Finding ʻOhana talk with IPA students on Zoom

Finding ‘Ohana – Kea Peahu Shares Her Story with IPA Students

ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY middle school students had a special opportunity to reconnect with former classmate Kea Peahu, star of the new Netflix film Finding ʻOhana. She and the film’s director, Jude Weng, joined Grade 6-8 students, faculty, and special guests for a Zoom Q & A where they shared their insights and experiences in the film industry.

Lawrence Kama

Mahalo, Mr. Lawrence!

ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY said mahalo and a hui hou to Lawrence Kama on Monday, August 31 as he retired from the department of facilities after more than six years of service to the school.

Students helping prepare food for luau

Lā Hoʻonui ʻIke and Hands-On Learning for Grade 4 Students

Grade 4 students had a day of enhancing knowledge, lā hoʻonui ʻike, as part of their unit of inquiry on Hawaiian history and culture. The special event was an opportunity for students to connect theory to practice, and also provided the opportunity for Grade 4 families to join in the learning experience with their children. The result was a wonderful family evening of sharing, learning, community, and connection.

Students and teacher dressed up for Sports Day

Grade 3 Students Put Democracy in Action for Spirit Week

Grade 3 students put everything they’ve learned about Democracy, Presidents, and Media into practice and organized the Elementary student body to vote on a theme for a Spirit Week day.