Admission Office Communication During Campus Closure

Due to suspension of all school activities, the 'Iolani Admission Office will be closed effective Wednesday, March 18; however, we are happy to be available to you by email and phone. We appreciate your patience during this complicated and rapidly evolving world situation.

For admission questions for our Lower School entry points, Kindergarten and grade 6, please click HERE
For admission questions for our Upper School entry points, grades 7-12, please click HERE.
For financial aid questions, please click HERE

You may also call our Admission Office contact number at (808) 943-2222 to leave a message, and we will connect with you as soon as possible.


‘Iolani School

‘Iolani has a 156-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.

Please take the time to learn about us on our website and contact us if you have any questions about ‘Iolani or the admission process.

Thank you for considering ‘Iolani School!

Applications are available for students entering Kindergarten and Grades 6, 7, 8 and 9. Occasionally, new students enter in Grades 10, 11 and 12. Grades 1-5 are not entry levels.

Applications for the 2020-21 school year are available beginning Aug. 15, 2019.

'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


Aug. 15, 2019

Oct. 30, 2019

  • Kindergarten application deadline

Dec. 1, 2019 *

  • Grades 6-12 application deadline. **Application deadline has passed. Please contact the Admission Office regarding late applications. 

Jan. 7, 2020

Jan. 31, 2020

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

Feb. 15, 2020

  • Financial aid deadline

Mid-Late March 2020

  • Grades 6-12 admission decisions mailed

Late April 2020

  • Kindergarten admission decisions mailed

“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