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Uniform Update for 2015-2016

An Aloha shirt featuring IPA’s first custom fabric will make its debut this school year as a uniform choice for students.  Other new items include PE shirts made of performance dri-fit material, lined PE shorts,… more w

Private School Admission Process

The private school admission process begins in August, when most families begin their school search.  Although IPA offers rolling admission, grades do fill up, so it is advisable to choose your top schools in advance.… more w

Get Geared Up For The First Day of School

July is the time to watch for sales as many stores begin to put supplies on sale in anticipation of the new school year. Supply lists for all students are contained in the Back to… more w

Solar Impulse lands in Hawaii, greeted with aloha from IPA

ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY is a Malama Honua school following the voyage of the Hokule’a in classroom lessons.  The school’s association with that ongoing journey earned IPA students an exclusive spot on the tarmac to witness… more w

Happy Fourth of July from IPA

IPA wishes everyone in our Ohana (parents, students, relatives, friends and neighbors) a happy and safe Fourth of July weekend.  The campus will be closed on Friday, July 3; summer enrichment and activities will start… more w

Kindergarten Quad and Playground Renovations over Summer

The new “Kindergarten Quad” is taking shape in IPA’s Primary building this summer, and outdoors the adjoining playground is getting a facelift.  “The fencing is gone and we just took the cement pillars out last… more w

Island Pacific Academy Annual Fund

Mahalo nui loa to all of our families, relatives, faculty and staff, friends and supporters of the school who donate each year to Island Pacific Academy’s Annual Fund. Why an Annual Fund?  The tuition dollars… more w

IPA Valedictorian Featured in Magazine

IPA Valedictorian Featured in Community Magazine    IPA’s Class of 2015 Valedictorian, Jami Alamar, is featured in the June edition of Lokahi Lifestyle, a community magazine.  Alamar, who enrolled at IPA in 2005 as a third… more w

IPA Student at Local TEDxYouth Conference

“I’m dependent…not independent and I want to share with you why.” That was John Black’s (‘15) opening line for his TED talk at a TEDxYouth conference held at Punahou. Black shared with the audience that… more w

Summer Enrichment – Spotlight on STEM

Summer is the perfect time for students to learn a new skill, focus on a talent, or get an introduction of the grade ahead.  Each summer Island Pacific Academy offers a variety of classes in… more w

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