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- General Info:
- Established in 1949, Hongwanji Mission School is a coeducational institution that provides academic classes and extracurricular activities to students in pre-kindergarten through grade eight. It maintains a gymnasium, swimming pool, library and computer center. The school assists in the development of reading, writing, speaking, high-level thinking and problem solving skills. It offers classes in math, science, social studies, computer technology and physical education. Hongwanji Mission School also conducts language classes in Japanese. It has a parent-teacher organization that works for the overall development of the school, as well as provides financial assistance to the school by organizing various fundraising events and activities. Hongwanji Mission School additionally operates a student council.
With an emphasis on a challenging academic curriculum and a personalized learning environment, the Hongwanji Mission School (HMS) focuses on developing students into confident, compassionate and well-rounded citizens. HMS, serves grades Preschool-8 with an educational pathway committed to a student-centered learning philosophy to ensure the development of the whole child through active and creative learning that incorporates Art, Drama, Music, Physical Education and Technology Literacy. Offering an average class size of 15:1, the WASC/HAIS accredited school takes pride in stimulating, age-appropriate classes taught by dedicated and knowledgeable teachers. Working families appreciate HMS' full-day program at its convenient, centrally located campus in lower Nuuanu. For its youngest students, preschool is an inclusive all-day educational program. Parents of K-8 students also have available all-day educational programs to keep their children engaged and safe. Technology Literacy is integrated into classroom instruction as a tool integral to learning as well as to prepare students for the 21st century workplace. Study tours culminate each grade level. Some are short overnight stays; Zoo, Aquarium, Bishop Museum and other are extended; Grade 4 (Big Island), Grade 5 (East Coast) and Grade 8 (Japan). These study tours maximize learning and fun while they broaden students' horizons in history, culture and the natural environment.
- Nuuanu - Punchbowl
- Gymnasium, Pool, Tennis Court, Art, Drama, Library, Technology Lab, Japanese Language
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