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Middle and Upper School End of Year Awards

May 24, 2019   End of Year Academic Awards Students in grades 6–12 were honored for their dedication and excellence in academics for the 2018-2019 school year with an Academic Awards ceremony on Friday, May 17.  Tops awards include eight juniors who received Parker’s prestigious “Book Awards,”... » read more

Parker Receives $90,000 from First Hawaiian Bank Foundation

May 21, 2019 Parker School has received a $90,000 grant from First Hawaiian Bank Foundation.  The funds will be used to support the school’s $12 million “Broadening Foundations for Excellence” Capital Campaign to build a new Center for Sports, Science, and the Arts.   “We are grateful for the... » read more

14th Annual May Day & Ho'olaule'a

April 29, 2019 Parker lower school held its 14th annual May Day & Ho’olaule’a on Friday, April 26.   All 104 students in kindergarten through grade 5 worked twice a week for four months under the direction of kumu hula (dance teacher) Liana Aveiro to learn Hawaiian language, oli (... » read more

Speech and Debate Wins Trophy in Washington

February 11, 2019 Parker School’s speech and debate team recently traveled to Washington State to compete in the well-known Thomas S. Foley Memorial Tournament.  Parker’s team, the smallest of the 28 schools competing, won third place in the tournament-wide Sweepstakes category. This three-day... » read more

Parker School Hosts Annual Kahiau Gala and Online Auction

February 11, 2019 Parker School will host its 14th annual Kahiau auction gala on March 9, 2019 at the Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii. All proceeds from this event support financial aid which impacts nearly 50 percent of students at Parker School. The community is invited to attend the gala where guests can enjoy cocktails... » read more

Speech and Debate Wins Big at Neighbor Island Tournament

January 23, 2019 Parker School hosted the Speech and Debate Qualifying Neighbor Island Tournament (NIT) on January 19 and 20 and took home the tournament’s top sweepstakes trophy for the first time ever.  This annual tournament hosted by Parker School included Hawaii Preparatory Academy, Hilo High School... » read more

The Clarence T.C. Ching Foundation Gives $1 Million to Gym

January 07, 2019 The Clarence T.C. Ching Foundation has awarded Parker School a $1 million grant, the largest gift in the school’s 43-year history and the foundation’s largest donation on Hawai’i Island. The funds will be used to build a gymnasium for the school’s 320 students in kindergarten through grade 12... » read more

Mars Researcher and Alum Speaks to Students

December 17, 2018 Just six years after graduating from Parker School, Jesse Tarnas is making waves with his recent research about life on Mars.  Tarnas, a 2012 graduate of Parker School, shared his exciting findings and inspirational advice with middle and upper school students via videoconference during the... » read more

Robotics Competes at State Again

December 05, 2018 Parker School’s robotics team recently competed at the Hawai’i FIRST LEGO League (FLL) State Championship on O’ahu on Saturday, December 1. “This was the third consecutive year students qualified and participated at the state level, but is the first time we competed with a team composed... » read more
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