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Day Admission

Day Admission

How to Apply

‘Iolani School has a 159-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.

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.


Class of 2022

"Everyone I’ve met has been exceptionally friendly. ‘Iolani is like no other school in the world, and in the best way possible."


Class of 2021

"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."


Class of 2023

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

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 vehicles. Meanwhile, take a virtual tour, follow our official social media channels and/or explore other areas of this school website to get a glimpse of the world of opportunities at ‘Iolani School.

We love to hearing from you! Please feel free to contact us with any questions.

Application Information

Applications for the 2023-24 school year will be available on Aug. 1, 2022.

‘Iolani School's Online Admission Application is powered by Ravenna, an application portal that houses all application documents and serves as a 24-hour, one-stop shop to applying.

Simply create a Ravenna account using a current email address and follow the steps listed.

Steps to Apply

Admission Calendar

Aug. 1, 2022

  • Online application available in

Oct. 15, 2022

  • Kindergarten application deadline

Oct. 18, 2022

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

Nov. 15, 2022

  • Grades 6-12 application deadline

Dec. 7, 2022

  • Financial aid webinar, 6:30 pm HST

Jan. 31, 2023

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

Feb. 15, 2023

  • Financial aid deadline

Mid-Late March 2023

  • Grades 6-12 admission decisions mailed

April 15, 2023

  • HAIS Commitment deadline, Grades 6-12

Late April 2023

  • Kindergarten admission decisions mailed

May 10, 2023

  • HAIS Commitment deadline, Kindergarten


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‘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.