‘Iolani School


Thank you for your interest in ‘Iolani School


‘Iolani has a 158-year history of academic excellence in a student-centered environment.
We encourage students to take intellectual risks, collaborate with peers, and solve problems creatively. We provide real-world learning opportunities that enable students to dive deep, pursue their passions, and develop a resilient inner drive for excellence. With a balanced education, students will continue to grow into the active and informed citizens our communities need.

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The journey to finding a school for your child is an important one. Thank you for choosing to explore ‘Iolani School as a possible partner
for your family.  
Our commitment is to get to know your child through an admission process that values fairness and care. Throughout the process, you can learn more about us through tours, videos, newsletters, and various other communication channels. Meanwhile, take a virtual tour, join our social media, or click through our website to get a glimpse of the world of opportunities at ‘Iolani School. 
We love to hearing from you! Reach out to us with any questions.


Our number one priority is your health and safety. As such, we continue to monitor the Covid-19 community counts, and are prepared to adjust our admission procedures, visits and events to ensure your child and family's well being. We will communicate with all applicants in a timely manner, should the need arise to make changes or adjustments.



How to Apply

Applications for the 2022-2023 school year will be available on August 1, 2021. 'Iolani School's Online Admission Application is powered by Ravenna, our application portal that will house all application documents and serve as a 24 hour, one-stop shop to applying. Simply create a Ravenna account using a current email address and follow the steps listed.

Application Information

Thank you for considering ‘Iolani School.

FREE Summer Courses
for New K-12 Day Students 

Raider Ready! will provide an invaluable opportunity for students to connect and build new friendships. ‘Iolani School cares deeply about each child and is committed to supporting student success from enrollment to graduation.  Learn more today

Admission Calendar

Aug. 1, 2021

  • Online application available in

Oct. 15, 2021

  • Kindergarten application deadline

Oct. 19, 2021

  • Grades 6-12 Admission Info Night Webinar for prospective families. RSVP here.

Nov. 15, 2021

  • Grades 6-12 application deadline

Dec. 7, 2021

  • Financial aid webinar, 6:30 pm HST

Jan. 31, 2022

  • Supporting documents deadline (K, Grades 6-12)

Feb. 15, 2022

  • Financial aid deadline

Mid-Late March 2022

  • Grades 6-12 admission decisions mailed

April 15, 2022

  • HAIS Commitment deadline, Grades 6-12

Late April 2022

  • Kindergarten admission decisions mailed

May 10, 2022

  • HAIS Commitment deadline, Kindergarten

‘Iolani School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, age or disability in areas of admission, financial aid, athletics or other school administered programs.

“What ‘Iolani means to me is friendship, memories and learning. You are excited to make new memories with your friends and learn about the world with them.”

SAGE DOUGLASS, Class of 2024

The ‘Iolani community is my second family made up of amazing people. Everyone supports each other. You're not just another face in the crowd.

MAY KAMAKA, Class of 2020

“What I love about ‘Iolani is the support everyone shares. No matter if it's in the performing arts, iDept or sports we all have each other's backs.”

SYDNEY WEAVER, Class of 2021

Innovation is reflected in our school culture. My teachers and friends are always striving to reach new heights of excellence, which inspires me to be better as well.

CONNER KOJIMA, Class of 2020