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This ethos shapes and defines an ʻIolani School education

Arrillaga Student Center

‘Iolani School is excited to share images of a stunning new addition planned for our campus. With completion estimated for the winter of 2025, the new Arrillaga Student Center will transform the heart of our campus as an engaging and inviting new gathering space for the entire school community.

Here students, parents, faculty/staff, alumni, friends and visitors will come together to learn, dine, collaborate and celebrate, while developing bonds that will last a lifetime.

Arrillaga Student Center

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Go Raiders!

We are One Team!

Boarding Program

‘Iolani School is a place of culture, diversity and safety. We call this “One Team” and that spirit infuses student life at ‘Iolani.

Ethnic and cultural diversity are the very face of our school and this empowers students from many different backgrounds to be who they are, share their culture and form friendships that will last a lifetime.

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‘Iolani School is a culturally diverse, college preparatory school for 2,200 students in kindergarten through 12th grade founded upon Christian values.

Academic excellence and personal growth flourish in an atmosphere that is challenging and competitive, yet caring and nurturing. Through dynamic and personalized instruction in a multitude of disciplines, ‘Iolani's day and boarding programs foster educational excellence and personal growth in an environment that values collaboration, humility, and respect for all community members.

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Founded in 1863, ‘Iolani School currently educates 2,200 students of diverse racial and religious heritage.

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With 32 performing arts groups and 18 visual arts course offerings, nearly all Upper School students participate in some form of the arts.

Residence Hall


Students from across the country and around the world live on campus in a state-of-the-art, five-story Residence Hall.

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Athletic participation is high at ‘Iolani School. Seventy-one percent of Upper School students participate in at least one sport.


The Latest at ‘Iolani

Class of 2024 Commencement

ʻIolani School's commencement ceremony for the Class of 2024 took place on Saturday, June 1. Two hundred fifty-eight diplomas were awarded to our newest alumni.

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Eddie Hamada statue and 'One Team' wall

After years of planning, the Eddie Hamada Legacy Project installed a life-size bronze statue of Edward K. Hamada ’46 and a “One Team” wall display on Jan. 26. The project strives to educate students about the shared values that make our school special.

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The passing of The Rev. David P. Coon

With a heart heavy with sorrow and uplifted by appreciation, we share news of the passing of The Rev. David P. Coon. The longest-serving Headmaster in ‘Iolani School history (1970-92) passed away on Dec. 12. He was 95.

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Community at The Core

‘Iolani Fair games

‘Iolani Fair 2022

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2021 HHSAA State Division I Football Champions

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‘Iolani faculty

Sara Matsumoto

Class of 2023
(Tokyo, Japan)

“I learn a lot from living with my dorm friends and house parents, and it makes me grow not only as an individual, but also as part of 'One Team.'”

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Grant Yoshida

Class of 2023

“The ‘Iolani community is very welcoming. The teachers and counselors will help you no matter what. The people here truly believe in the 'One Team' spirit.”

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Jim Rubasch

Algebra Teacher

“Our students are appreciative of the education that they receive, are engaged in active classroom learning and are truly a blessing to teach every day.”