In 2011-12, ‘Iolani sponsored 32 varsity girls and boys athletic teams in 20 different sports, including judo, kayaking and cheerleading. Numerous junior varsity, intermediate and extra curricular teams further expand our athletic program.
The school is a member of the Interscholastic League of Honolulu and the Hawaii High School Athletic Association.
Athletic participation has been consistently high at ‘Iolani. In 2011-12, 72% of students (958) participated in at least one sport, and 44% participated in more than one (585). The overall total of 958 set a new school record, passing the total of 954 from 2005-06.
Participation was 81% among boys (518) and 64% among girls (440). When all the one-, two-, three- and four-sport athletes are counted for every sport in which they participated, ‘Iolani sponsored the competition of 1,720 athletes in 2011-12.
Dedicated coaches make the athletic experience a time of learning and growth for all students. Playing sports at ‘Iolani is not about winning or losing -- it's about school pride -- and the experience gained from being a part of "One Team."