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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.
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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.
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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.
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Kim Uehisa

Texting for Heart Health During COVID-19

IPA alumna Kim Uehisa ‘15 is helping to improve the health and well-being of her community during the COVID-19 pandemic through her work with the UCLA Women’s Cardiovascular Center. She and a colleague recently implemented the Early Cardiovascular Health Outreach SMS research project, a text messaging program that reaches out to people who are socially isolated due to COVID-19.
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IPA Receives Gift for First Endowed Scholarship

Island Pacific Academy has established its first endowment scholarship through a generous $50,000 gift from Board of Trustees, Past President Lance Wilhelm and his wife, Marcy, which will support students from single-parent households.
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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.
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