The mission of ‘Iolani School's Summer Programs are 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 ready for the 21st century and beyond.



Please refer to the Summer Programs Catalogue and the course descriptions to determine if your registered courses require books.

To make online ordering as easy as possible, we have outlined some important points below:

  • To order paperback books, go to the MBS Direct website Then, click on "Let's Get Started," follow the prompts and select "Shop by Course." Note: do not enter your student ID.
  • If you have any questions about ordering online please call MBS Direct Customer Service at 1-800-325-3252 or email ​​.
  • For items not available through MBS Direct (i.e. Geometry packets, eTexts), the Summer Programs Office will contact registered families in mid-May with instructions.
  • The Summer Programs booklist is available below. Click on the links for iBooks or Kindle books to download to your iPad.

Click HERE for the 2020 Summer Programs booklist.



Summer Programs


Core 6 Week Programs:
June 14, 2021 -- July 23, 2021

Auxiliary Programs:
July 26, 2021 -- Aug. 6, 2021



‘Iolani School
563 Kamoku Street
Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96826

Lower School Summer Programs ​Entering Grades K- 6​ • (808) 943-2242
Lower School Summer Programs Director: Melissa Matsuda •​ ​​ ​• (808) 943-2368

Upper School Summer Programs ​Entering Grades 7- 12​ ​• (808) 943-2262
Upper School Summer Programs Director: Natalie Hansen • ​​ • (808) 943-2357

Residential Summer Programs Director

Matt Rinkin • ​​ • (808) 943-2231