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‘Bee the Change’ at HPA (Jan. 25)

MEDIA RELEASE What is happening to honeybees? That is the question facing our island, our state, and a significant portion of our planet, as bee colonies worldwide are weakening and dwindling. To shed some light on the plight of honeybees and what can be done to help, Hawaii Preparatory Academy, in partnership with Bee Love […]

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HPA Middle School Handbell Choir rings in holidays

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Preparatory Academy Middle School Handbell Choir, under the direction of Georgia Polakova, will offer a series of free public performances to welcome the holiday season: * 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, Parker Ranch Tree Lighting at Puuopelu * Noon Sunday, Dec. 2, Food Court at the Parker Ranch Shopping Center during […]

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Martha Greenwell’s ‘Mouse House’ on display at HPA

MEDIA RELEASE A miniature Christmas Village created by beloved island painter and Kona resident Martha Greenwell is on display at the Isaacs Art Center at Hawaii Preparatory Academy through Jan. 5, 2013. The Christmas village, affectionately known as “The Mouse House,” made its first Big Island appearance in December 2005 at the Kona Historical Society […]

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Ka Makani present ‘The Sound of Music’ (Nov. 15-18)

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Preparatory Academy’s Ka Makani Players will present one of the most popular musicals of all time, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “The Sound of Music” Nov. 15-18 at the school’s Gates Performing Arts Center. Shows begin at 7 p.m. Nov. 15-17 and at 4 p.m. Nov. 18. HPA theatre instructor Marina Tichotsky is the […]

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HPA hosts admission events (Nov. 12)

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Preparatory Academy (HPA) is hosting a series of admission events for prospective K-12 and post-graduate students. The Middle School Open House, for prospective students entering grades 6-8 and their families, will be held at the Village Campus from 8 a.m.-noon Monday, Nov. 12. Middle School administrators, current students, and parents will be […]

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HPA announces new administrative appointments

MEDIA RELEASE Headmaster Lindsay Barnes has announced the following administrative appointments at Hawaii Preparatory Academy, effective July 1: * Martin Ferrell has been named dean of academics, overseeing all aspects of the school’s K-12 academic program. He also will teach and serve as a member of the school’s residential life team. Ferrell most recently was […]

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Hawaii Preparatory Academy Class of 2012

The Hawaii Preparatory Academy Class of 2012 graduated last week on May 25 on the school campus at Castle Gymnasium. Graduations continue this weekend with Connections PCS on Saturday.

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HPA named one of DOE’s Green Ribbon Schools

HPA named one of DOE’s Green Ribbon Schools

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Preparatory Academy has been named one of two Hawaii schools in the first-ever nationwide listing of Green Ribbon Schools by the US Department of Education. HPA and Ewa Makai Middle School on Oahu, a public school, were among 78 schools honored. The program honors schools that have significantly reduced their environmental impact […]

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Looking for an exciting way to spend the summer? Experience summer at HPA! Summer programs are open to all—from toddlers to students entering grade 12.

For registration and information about these and other summer programs, contact the Auxiliary Programs Office at 808-881-4088 or summer@hpa.edu, or visit the school website at www.hpa.edu

Hawaii Prep announces programs for the summer of 2012

Looking for an exciting way to spend the summer? Experience summer at HPA! Summer programs are open to all—from toddlers to students entering grade 12. For registration and information about these and other summer programs, contact the Auxiliary Programs Office at 808-881-4088 or summer@hpa.edu, or visit the school website at www.hpa.edu

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Hawaii schools honored in inaugural ‘Green Ribbon’ program

Hawaii schools honored in inaugural ‘Green Ribbon’ program

MEDIA RELEASE Six Hawaii schools have been recognized by the Hawaii State Department of Education (DOE) for their energy conservation and environmental efforts in the inaugural Green Ribbon Schools program. They include five public schools (Kalani High, Kahuku High & Intermediate, Pahoa High & Intermediate, Ewa Makai Middle, and Waikiki Elementary) and Hawaii Preparatory Academy, […]

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John Colson named Hawaii Prep Acting Director of Development

Hawaii Preparatory Academy (HPA) Headmaster Lindsay Barnes announced today that a man known and admired by many in the HPA community will return to the school that he served in numerous capacities for 23 years. John R. Colson, most recently the principal at Waimea Middle School, has been named HPA’s Acting Director of Development. Colson […]

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Harold Hughes (left), vice president and area manager at First Hawaiian Bank - Kamuela Branch, and Vicki Hasty, vice president of First Hawaiian Bank Business Banking and Team Leader West Side of the Island of Hawaii, present a check to Hawaii Preparatory Academy's Keawe Liu, assistant headmaster for external relations, and Lindsay Barnes (right), headmaster. The group is pictured in front of one of the school's two new buses purchased with grant funds from the First Hawaiian Bank Foundation.

HPA receives $70,000 grant from First Hawaiian Bank Foundation

Hawaii Preparatory Academy (HPA) has received a $70,000 grant from the First Hawaiian Bank Foundation, according to an announcement today by HPA Headmaster Lindsay R. Barnes, Jr. The grant was used to purchase two buses that will transport HPA students to their many off-campus activities.

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HPA's Sims award-winning APEC essay

HPA’s Sims award-winning APEC essay

MEDIA RELEASE Zoe Sims, a junior at Hawaii Preparatory Academy, is one of the five grand prize winners of the APEC 2011 High School Essay Contest, sponsored by the APEC 2011 Hawaii Host Committee, in partnership with the Hawaii Department of Education and the Hawaii Association of Independent Schools. Students composed an essay answering the […]

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Japan students visiting Big Island

Japan students visiting Big Island

Hawaii 24/7 reporting by Margaret Masunaga Students from Jissen Joshigakuen Girls School are visiting the Big Island to learn about Hawaii and learn English. Two dozen girls ages 14-15 from the Tokyo school on Sunday visited Kona Hongwanji Buddhist Temple in Kealalekekua. The ninth grade students were treated to lunch by Kona Hongwanji in the […]

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