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Summer Programs

The mission of the ‘Iolani Summer Programs is to continue the tradition of leadership and academic excellence in offering students from the community and abroad an opportunity to enrich their knowledge and curiosity through engaging curriculum and interactive learning environments in order to foster lifelong learners.

Spend your summer at ‘Iolani!

The 2024 ‘Iolani Summer Program is open to current ‘Iolani students and visiting students. Kindergarten classes are open to newly enrolling ‘Iolani students ONLY.
See eligibility requirements for students attending school outside the United States.

Summer Registration Dates

All registrations begin at 12 p.m. (noon) Hawai‘i Standard Time

Current ‘Iolani student registration opens:

  • Wednesday, 2/21/24 - entering grades 7 and 8
  • Friday, 2/23/24 - entering grade 9 
  • Tuesday, 2/27/24 - entering grades 10-12
  • Thursday, 2/29/24 - entering grades 4-6
  • Tuesday, 3/5/24 - entering grades 2 and 3
  • Thursday, 3/7/24 - entering grade 1

Visiting Student Registration:

  • Thursday, 3/14/24 - Siblings of current ‘Iolani students (Grades 1-12) and Newly enrolling ‘Iolani grades 6-12 students
  • Tuesday, 3/26/24 - grades 1-3
  • Thursday, 3/28/24 - grades 4-6
  • Tuesday, 4/2/24 - grades 7-12
  • Thursday, 4/18/24 (updated) - Newly enrolling ‘Iolani Kindergarten students

Registration will close on Friday, May 10, for ALL summer programs. No refunds starting Friday, May 10.


2024 Summer Programs

June 10 - July 19
Session 1:
June 10 - June 28
Session 2:
July 1 - July 19
Auxiliary Program:
July 22 - Aug. 2

Registration information will be posted in Feb. 2024

School Holidays:
Tuesday, June 11
Wednesday, June 19
Thursday, July 4

Programs Office

Lower School Summer Programs
(808) 943-2242

Upper School Summer Programs
(808) 943-2262

Director of Special Programs:
Melissa Matsuda
(808) 943-2357

Requirements for International Students

Student Eligibility: Visiting students attending schools outside the United States must turn 7 (seven) years old before June 10, 2024 to be eligible for classes (entering grades 2-12).

Pre-Registration Documents:
International Students must submit the following PRIOR TO REGISTRATION. Documents may be uploaded to the registration portal starting March 1, 2024. Allow up to ten business days for review. The Registration Appointment Date will be assigned and emailed to you upon approval.

  1. Copy of Valid Passport (Grades 2-12)
  2. Student Video Statement of English Proficiency (Grades 2-6)

Students must possess a proficient level in English in order to attend ‘Iolani Summer Programs to ensure they have a safe and meaningful summer experience. This means they are able to comprehend and communicate effectively in English, and can complete cognitively demanding work in the content areas at the appropriate grade level in English.


To make online ordering as easy as possible, we have outlined some important points below:
  • You may begin ordering books from MBS Direct on Thursday, May 9.
  • To order books, go to the MBS Direct website Then click on "Let's Get Started", follow the prompts and then select Shop by Course. Note: do not enter your student ID.
  • If you have any questions about online ordering, please call MBS Direct customer service at (800) 325-3252 or email
  • Please consult the 2024 Summer Programs Booklist (listed by course) for all required books.
  • Starting on Thursday, June 1, school items not available through MBS Direct can be purchased from our online store