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Acting for Musical Theatre Open to the Community
Musical theatre is a form of theatre combining music, songs, spoken dialogue and dance. The emotional content as well as the story itself are communicated through the words, music, movement and technical aspects as an integrated whole, thus providing students with an opportunity to reflect, create, interpret, portray and collaborate while exploring talents and potential.

Students are given the tools to express themselves as actors whether it is through the spoken word, song or movement. Emphasis in this class is placed first and foremost on the art of acting, and teaching students to become better storytellers.

Students learn the basics of acting interpretation as applied to musical theatre. Utilizing scenes from a broad repertoire of Broadway shows, emphasis is on the practical application of acting, singing and movement techniques to various styles of period and contemporary musical theatre.

There are no prerequisites to this class, just the desire to learn anew, develop a technique you may already have, or just find out how much fun Musical Theatre is!
Grade Level Time Course Fee Course Number
6 - 8
Fall
Thur
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
$295 84011
6 - 8
Spring
Thur
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
$295 84012
After School Care Available for Punahou Students Only
After School Care (ASC) provides after school supervision for children in K – grade 5 in a safe and pleasant environment. A teacher and an assistant are in charge of each group of children. Activities include quiet games, reading, assistance with homework, arts and crafts, enrichment activities, outdoor games, free play and creative play and time to relax or rest. A variety of fruit juices or milk is served along with nutritious snacks each afternoon.

ASC students in K – grade 3 are escorted to and from the following programs: Dance, Elements of Movement, HA, Karate, Music, Tennis and Wo LACES. If your K – grade 3 child is enrolled in any other activities (e.g., aquatics, wrestling, tutoring, etc.), please make arrangements to have your child walked to/from ASC. Unfortunately, our ASC staff and schedule cannot accommodate these additional activities. There is also no escorting to Montague prior to 3 p.m. If your grades 1 – 3 child is enrolled in Music, please ensure that his/her lesson begins after 3 p.m., unless you can make other arrangements for safe escort.

LICENSING
Our program is reviewed semi-annually and licensed by the State. Our current license is available for your inspection in the ASC Office. State licensing requires us to maintain a staff to child ratio of 1:20. Our ratio is often lower as many children participate in enrichment activities on campus or are enrolled on a part-time basis and attend fewer than five days a week.

STAFFING
ASC staff consists of regular Punahou staff, college students, Academy students and other qualified personnel.

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Contact LindaWebb at 943.3283 or email lwebb@punahou.edu.
Grade Level Time Course Number
K - 5 Fall Semester 10001
K - 5 Spring Semester 10002
Beginning Guitar Class
In Beginning Guitar, students learn the basics of playing the guitar including: proper classical technique, note reading, chord playing, ensemble playing, blues and rock improvisation, and proper care of the instrument. Enrollment is limited to six students.

Prerequisite: Students must have a nylon string guitar and a footstool.
Grade Level Time Course Fee Course Number
6 - 8
Fall
Tues
3:15 - 4:10 p.m.
$385 71071
6 - 8
Spring
Tues
3:15 - 4:10 p.m.
$385 71072
Beginning Ukulele I Open to the Community
Hawaiian language, traditions and values are woven throughout the ukulele program curriculum allowing students to experience and appreciate Hawaiian culture. Students also have the opportunity to study the history and cultural significance of mele taught in class.

Students enrolled in Beginning Ukulele I learn the history and background of the ukulele and its parts. Basic fingering and strumming are introduced, along with simple chord charts and progressions. Upon completion of the course students understand transposition (playing a piece in two different keys), are able to pluck a C major scale, do a Hawaiian vamp in the keys of C, F, G. A and D, and perform three Hawaiian mele (songs). Enrollment is limited to 14 students.

INSTRUCTORS
The HA program offers qualified, professional faculty, many of whom are active, and well-respected educators and leaders in the community.
HulaLauliʻa Ah Wong
Leilehua Utu
Ukulele  Pomaika’i Keawe Lyman

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Email Leilehua Utu at lutu@punahou.edu regarding program curriculum. Contact Norma Morichika at 945.2488 or email nmorichika@punahou.edu regarding registration.

Grade Level Time Course Fee Course Number
2 - 3
Fall
Wed
2:45 - 3:30 p.m.
$175 83111
2 - 3
Spring
Wed
2:45 - 3:30 p.m.
$175 83112
Beginning Ukulele II Open to the Community
Hawaiian language, traditions and values are woven throughout the ukulele program curriculum allowing students to experience and appreciate Hawaiian culture. Students also have the opportunity to study the history and cultural significance of mele taught in class.

Building off the basics learned in Beginning Ukulele I, students in the Beginning Ukulele II class are introduced to ukulele picking (ability to pluck out the melody line), and learn new strum patterns and alternate fingering. Students are encouraged to build their song repertoire and explore both traditional and contemporary Hawaiian music. Students also learn to sing along to Hawaiian mele in both group and individual settings. Enrollment is limited to 14 students.

Prerequisite: Students must have completed the Beginning Ukulele I class and received the instructor’s recommendation.

INSTRUCTORS
The HA program offers qualified, professional faculty, many of whom are active, and well-respected educators and leaders in the community.
HulaLauliʻa Ah Wong
Leilehua Utu
Ukulele  Pomaika’i Keawe Lyman

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Email Leilehua Utu at lutu@punahou.edu regarding program curriculum. Contact Norma Morichika at 945.2488 or email nmorichika@punahou.edu regarding registration.

Grade Level Time Course Fee Course Number
3 - 5
Fall
Wed
3:45 - 4:30 p.m.
$175 83151
3 - 5
Spring
Wed
3:45 - 4:30 p.m.
$175 83152
Cardio Tennis for Adults
The Cardio Tennis program offers an exciting new way to keep fit. It provides a high energy tennis workout and is open to people of all ages, abilities and fitness levels. It doesn’t matter if you play tennis regularly or have never played before. The course is based around simple tennis drills and games run by a qualified Punahou tennis professional. It is all about keeping your heart rate up, burning calories and having fun! Enrollment is limited to 12 students per class.

Fall SemesterAugust 31, 2015 – November 19, 2015
Spring SemesterJanuary 11, 2016 – April 7, 2016
Grade Level Time Course Fee Course Number
Fall
Adults
Tuesday
7:45 - 8:45 a.m.
$195 51921
Spring
Adults
Tuesday
7:45 - 8:45 a.m.
$195 51922
Fall
Adults
Thursday
7:45 - 8:45 a.m.
$210 51941
Spring
Adults
Thursday
7:45 - 8:45 a.m.
$210 51942
Chamber Music Ensembles
All ensembles have coaching sessions of 55 minutes. Meeting times to be arranged by the instructor. Students are grouped according to their level of ability and sessions are scheduled during after school hours. Each ensemble has opportunities to perform throughout the year.

The variety of ensemble groupings include: clarinet trios/quartets, flute trios/quartets, string quartets (2 violins, viola, cello), violin quartets, cello quartets, and woodwind quintets (flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon, and french horn.)

Prerequisite: A minimum of two years experience on their instrument is required. Students must be enrolled in private lessons or obtain a recommendation from their band or orchestra director.
Grade Level Time Course Fee Course Number
Clarinet
6 - 12
Fall
TBA $190 71011
6 - 12
Spring
TBA $190 71012
Flute
7 - 12
Fall
TBA $190 71021
7 - 12
Spring
TBA $190 71022
Woodwind Quintet
6 - 12
Fall
TBA $190 71271
6 - 12
Spring
TBA $190 71272
String Ensemble
4 - 12
Fall
TBA $190 71281
4 - 12
Spring
TBA $190 71282
Chess Open to the Community
Chess is open to students in grades 2 – 12 and welcomes students who are new to chess and those with experience.

Through the use of instructional gaming, children develop better decision-making skills, are more aware of the consequences of their actions, and are able to think about and sustain progress towards long-term gains.

This program is designed for both new and more experienced players. Emphasis will be placed on learning to play chess through visualization and principles. Mixed-level classes:
  • Introduce skill modules and allow for regular assessment of students through lectures and level testing
  • Teach students to memorize complex opening and defensive formations, tactics and strategies
  • Allow players to demonstrate their skill knowledge through application
  • Institute training methods for competitive tournament play
  • Check for readiness and preparedness through in-class clock tournaments


Families have the option of choosing between one and five days of Chess. Due to staffing requirements, we are unable to accommodate late arrivals and the days selected must remain the same each week. Requests for changes are subject to availability at the time of the request.

Enrollment is limited to 50 students per day. Classes may be closed if full, or cancelled if there is insufficient enrollment.

REQUIREMENTS
Classes are taught using the latest chess software. Access to a home PC will be necessary for students wishing to replay games (Macintosh software is currently not available).

An email account is also be necessary to receive class materials.

INSTRUCTOR
Reynolds Takata earned his Master Title in 1986 and is internationally ranked, with a rating of 2267. He has coached and lectured at ‘Iolani School, Kamehameha Schools, St. Louis and others, and is a private coach for many of the state’s top chess players, both adults and children.

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Email Reynolds Takata at rtakata@punahou.edu regarding program curriculum. Contact Norma Morichika at 945.2488 or email nmorichika@punahou.edu regarding registration.
Grade Level Time Course Fee Course Number
2 - 12
Fall
1 day/week
2:45 - 5:30 p.m.
$395 82001-100
2 - 12
Spring
1 day/week
2:45 - 5:30 p.m.
$490 82002-100
2 - 12
Fall
2 days/week
2:45 - 5:30 p.m.
$445 82001-200
2 - 12
Spring
2 days/week
2:45 - 5:30 p.m.
$540 82002-200
2 - 12
Fall
3 days/week
2:45 - 5:30 p.m.
$495 82001-300
2 - 12
Spring
3 days/week
2:45 - 5:30 p.m.
$590 82002-300
2 - 12
Fall
4 days/week
2:45 - 5:30 p.m.
$545 82001-400
2 - 12
Spring
4 days/week
2:45 - 5:30 p.m.
$640 82002-400
2 - 12
Fall
5 days/week
2:45 - 5:30 p.m.
$620 82001-500
2 - 12
Spring
5 days/week
2:45 - 5:30 p.m.
$715 82002-500
Children's Choir
This after school ensemble is for children who love music and wish to sing with friends in an informal choral setting. While students have fun learning to sing songs from many cultures, styles and periods, this beginning choral experience helps develop healthy vocal habits, musicianship skills and appropriate choir behavior. An informal recital is held at the end of each semester. Enrollment is limited to 30 students.
Grade Level Time Course Fee Course Number
2 - 4
Fall
Tues
2:45 - 3:30 p.m.
$220 71101
2 - 4
Spring
Tues
2:45 - 3:30 p.m.
$220 71102
Continuing Guitar Class
Students build on the basics of playing the guitar including: refinement of technique, note reading in two or more voices and higher positions, barre chords, ensemble playing, blues and rock improvisation, and proper care of the instrument. Enrollment is limited to six students.

Prerequisite: Students must have a nylon string guitar and a footstool. Students must have completed the Beginning Guitar Class and/or already be able to play open chords and read notes in open position.
Grade Level Time Course Fee Course Number
7 - 9
Fall
Thurs
4:15 - 5:10 p.m.
$385 71031
7 - 9
Spring
Thurs
4:15 - 5:10 p.m.
$385 71032
Dance School Open to the Community
Punahou Dance School offers a broad range of classes in ballet, jazz, tap, street dance and musical theater. Classes emphasize dance technique, musicality and performance quality. Beginning levels are designed for students with little or no prior training, introducing basic dance vocabulary, coordination, conditioning, and simple combinations of movement. Students usually remain at the beginning level for two or three years before progressing to intermediate levels, where students concentrate on body placement, control, and more complex movement.

Intermediate and advanced classes are intended for more serious dance students, and enrollment is generally by permission only. Students in upper level dance classes receive more intense training in longer sessions, which stress technique and concepts associated with performance.

PERFORMANCE INFORMATION
The Dance School will present its grand triennial recital at Dillingham Hall on April 20 – 24, 2016. This formal dance concert will feature professionally designed lighting and sets, elaborate costumes, intricate choreography and wonderful dancing.

Students will perform with the class in which they enroll, and those who wish to perform in the recital must be registered for both the Fall and Spring semesters. Students in grades 1 – 2 may perform in a maximum of one class, grades 3 – -5 may perform in a maximum of two classes, and grades 6 – 12 may perform in a maximum of three classes. A participation fee of $65 per class will be assessed in September to cover the cost of costumes, props and production.

Students may enroll in either performing or non-performing classes. Classes marked as non-performing, or “NP” on the course schedule, will not participate in the recital. Students may enroll in a performing class, even if they are not intending to participate in the recital with that class. Dance technique will be taught in both performing and non-performing classes in the Fall, and in the Spring semester, performing classes will be devoted to warm-up, setting choreography and rehearsals.

Eligibility for Grade 1 students: Grade 1 students who were enrolled in Punahou Dance School classes as Kindergarteners may perform in Triennial 2016. All other first- graders who are new to the Punahou Dance program are not eligible to perform this year, but are welcome to register for any of the non-performing classes.

Note: To alleviate conflicts with mandatory theater rehearsals, families who plan to participate in the Triennial should avoid scheduling trips or vacations during the critical month of April 2016.

PROGRAM DATES
Fall Semester:
August 31, 2015 – December 19, 2015

Spring Semester:
January 11, 2016 – May 7, 2016

There are no dance classes during Labor Day, Thanksgiving holidays, Winter Break, Punahou Carnival, Spring Break or on Good Friday. Classes ARE held on all other school holidays.

PROGRAM FEES
Program Fees depend on the type of class and the number of courses taken per week. Those taking 3 or more courses per semester are entitled to a discount.

1 or 2 courses3+ courses
1-hour class$270
per course
$240
per course
1 1/2-hour class$300
per course
$280
per course

INSTRUCTORS
The Dance School features an outstanding, professionally-qualified faculty with years of local and national experience in dance choreography, performance and teaching.

Ballet Charlys Ing
Kristin Aune
Carolyn Feher
Chansri Green
Jazz Maile Racuya Lum
Jacie Ann Oda
Dwayne Sakaguchi
Leslea White
Christine Yasunaga
Musical Theater Kristen Aune
Leslea White
Street Dance Jacie Ann Oda
Dwayne Sakaguchi
Leslea White
Tap Leslea White
Caryn Yee

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Contact Dance School at 944.5829 or email danceschool@punahou.edu.

Dance Class Schedule
For more information about the various dance programs, click here.

Time Class Grade Teacher Course
Fall Spring
Monday
2:45–3:45Beg Ballet IB* NPK - 1Feher4102141022
2:45–3:45Jr Street Dance I*2 – 3White4141141412
3:00-4:00Jr Jazz IIA4 – 6Lum4125141252
3:45–4:45Jr Street Dance IIA*3 – 5White4142141422
4:00-5:00Musical Theater III*2 – 4Aune4135141352
4:00–5:30Int/Advanced Jazz7 – 12Lum4123141232
5:00–6:00Musical Theater IV**4 – 8Aune4136141362
5:00–6:30Advanced Jazz+ ++9 - 12Yasunaga4121141212
Tuesday
2:30–3:30Beg Ballet IA* NPKFeher4101141012
2:45–3:45Musical Theater I*1White4133141332
3:30–4:30Beg Ballet III*1 – 2Feher4104141042
3:30–4:30Jr Street Dance III**5 – 8Oda4143141432
3:45–5:15Int/Advanced Ballet B++7 – 12Aune4106141062
4:30–5:30Musical Theater II*2White4134141342
4:30–5:30 Street Dance IB**8 – 12Oda4149141492
5:15–7:00Int/Adv Ballet D++8 – 12Aune4113141132
Wednesday
2:30–3:30Beg Musical Theater A* NPKAune4131141312
2:45-3:45Tap I*1 - 2White4156141562
2:45–3:45Jr Jazz IA*2 - 3Lum4124141242
3:30–4:30 Street Dance IA6 - 8Oda4144141442
3:45–4:45Tap II* **2 – 12White4157141572
3:45–5:15Int/Advanced Ballet A6 – 12Aune4105141052
4:30–5:30Street Dance IC9 – 12Oda4150141502
5:00–6:00Tap IV/Adv Tap++4 – 12White4151141512
5:15–7:00Adv Ballet++9 – 12Ing4100141002
5:30–6:45Ballet Foundations NP NEW5 – 12Aune4116141162
Thursday
2:45–3:45Beg Musical Theater B* NPK - 1Aune4132141322
2:45–3:45Beg Ballet II*1Feher4103141032
3:30–4:30Jr Jazz III6 – 8Oda4126141262
4:00–5:00Int Ballet I*2 – 4Feher4107141072
4:00–5:00Int Ballet II*3 – 12Green4108141082
4:30–5:30Fast Int Jazz7 – 12Oda4127141272
5:00–6:00Int Ballet III**4 – 12Green4112141122
5:15–7:00Int/Adv Ballet C++8 – 12Aune4115141152
5:30–6:30Street Dance II++9 – 12Oda4145141452
Friday
2:45–3:45Beg Tap* NP NEWK – 1White4152141522
3:00–4:00Jr Jazz IB*3 – 6Lum4128141282
3:00-4:00Jr Street Dance IIB*4 – 6Sakaguchi4148141482
3:45–5:15Intro to Int/Adv Ballet5 – 12Aune4109141092
4:00–5:00Tap III3 – 12White4158141582
4:00–5:15Pointe I+ ++7 – 12Ing4110141102
5:00–6:00Jr Jazz IIB*5 – 8Sakaguchi4129141292
5:15–6:30Pointe II+ ++9 – 12Ing4111141112
Saturday
8:30–10:00Jr Tap Company II++ NEW5 – 10Yee4160141602
9:00–10:15Keiki Tap Company++1 – 3White4154141542
10:00–11:30Sr Tap Company++9 – 12Yee4155141552
10:30–11:45Lyric Jazz**6 – 12White4130141302
11:30–1:00Jr Tap Company I++ NEW4 – 9Yee4153141532
* Introductory level for grades K – 6
** Introductory level for grades 7 – 12
+ Must be concurrently registered in ballet
++ Acceptance by teacher approval only
NP Non-Performing Class
Elements of Movement Available for Punahou Students Only
Elements of Movement introduces gymnastics-based movement skills to students, kindergarten – grade 4, in a safe, fun and non-competitive environment. Through individualized attention and groupings by age and experience, students are supported and challenged through physical progressions appropriate to their ability and growth.

The theme of fall semester is Circus Arts with object manipulation activities centered around the art of juggling and basic gymnastics skills leading into an introduction to basic circus acrobatics. In each class, students rotate through stations that include basic tumbling, handstand preparations, juggling-based object manipulation, acrobatics, fun physical challenges and cooperative games.

In the spring semester, gymnastics equipment is introduced. Students continue to build and refine skills in basic tumbling and inversions, while rotating through stations that include balance beam, bars, still rings and springboard.

Our program focuses on these outcomes:
  1. Perform simple sequences involving forward and backward rolling with a sense of confidence and safety.
  2. Build spatial awareness and upper body strength to support their weight upside-down by practicing cartwheels and preparations for handstands
  3. Jumping and landing safely using a variety of takeoff and landing patterns.
  4. Develop eye-hand coordination through object manipulation activities.
  5. Develop flexibility, coordination, balance, agility and muscular strength.
  6. Apply rules, procedures, and safe practices in activity.
  7. Work cooperatively and productively with self, partner or group.

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Email Shane Doi at sdoi@punahou.edu regarding program curriculum. Contact Norma Morichika at 945.2248 or email nmorichika@punahou.edu regarding registration.

Grade Level Time Course Fee Course Number
K - 4
Fall
Tues
2:45 - 3:25 p.m.
$195 52021
K - 4
Spring
Tues
2:45 - 3:25 p.m.
$195 52022
K - 4
Fall
Wed
2:45 - 3:25 p.m.
$195 52031
K - 4
Spring
Wed
2:45 - 3:25 p.m.
$195 52032
K - 4
Fall
Thur
2:45 - 3:25 p.m.
$195 52041
K - 4
Spring
Thur
2:45 - 3:25 p.m.
$195 52042
K - 4
Fall
Fri
2:45 - 3:25 p.m.
$195 52051
K - 4
Spring
Fri
2:45 - 3:25 p.m.
$195 52052
Group Piano Classes
Group Piano is a comprehensive course of piano study that builds a solid foundation for music learning through active group participation. In small groups of three to six students, children develop proper piano technique, learn note reading and the fundamentals of music. Children also learn to respond to music through listening and movement activities. It takes an average of three school years to complete the course. Students new to piano study are invited to apply. Classes meet once a week for 55 minutes.

  • New students applying for Group Piano Classes must be interviewed by the teachers to determine readiness, musical potential, compatibility and availability. The students are then placed in the most appropriate group.

A mandatory informational meeting will be held for parents new to the program on Saturday, August 22, at 9 a.m. at Montague Hall. A sign-up for children’s interviews will be held at that time. Interviews will be held by appointment after school on Tuesday, August 25 and Wednesday, August 26.

Note: Parents of children who have siblings who are currently enrolled or have graduated from the group piano program within the last three years do not need to attend. These parents may contact the Music School at 944.5829 to sign up for an interview time.

Tuition payment for new non-Punahou introductory class applicants should be submitted with the registration. Credit or refunds will be made to those who are unable to be assigned. Classes will begin the week of August 31.

Grade Level Time Course Fee Course Number
1 - 6
Fall
TBA $410 71001
1 - 6
Spring
TBA $410 71002
Hālau Ka Wai O Punahou Open to the Community
Hālau Ka Wai O Punahou offers the foundation of traditional Hawaiian dance as taught in a halau hula. The class encompasses the history of hula and characteristics of traditional Hawaiian dance from simple hand gestures to basic hula steps. Students are introduced to a variety of traditional hula foundations that include mele kahea, hula noho, and hula ʻōlapa. Students are also exposed to hula ʻauana (modern form of hula), the use of hula implements, basic Hawaiian language, the philosophy of traditional/modern dance and Hawaiian values.

INSTRUCTORS
The HA program offers qualified, professional faculty, many of whom are active, and well-respected educators and leaders in the community.
HulaLauliʻa Ah Wong
Leilehua Utu
Ukulele  Pomaika’i Keawe Lyman

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Email Leilehua Utu at lutu@punahou.edu regarding program curriculum. Contact Norma Morichika at 945.2488 or email nmorichika@punahou.edu regarding registration.

Grade Level Time Course Fee Course Number
6 - 12
Fall
Thur
3:45 - 4:45 p.m.
$215 83061
6 - 12
Spring
Thur
3:45 - 4:45 p.m.
$215 83062
Hula ʻAuana (Modern Hula) Open to the Community
K - Grade 5
Love and joy for hula is the first objective for these classes for elementary school children. Basic hula steps are taught as well as the accompanying hand gestures. The use of hula instruments adds to the enjoyment of the class. Easy and delightful Hawaiian mele are used as students learn to dance as well as begin to understand the Hawaiian language. Hula ʻŌlapa(Ancient Hula) is also introduced into the class starting in grades 4 – 5.

Adults
This hula class is good for mind, body and spirit! The focus is on basic hula steps and hula motions. Learn some “classic” hula dances. Beginning and experienced dancers are welcome!

INSTRUCTORS
The HA program offers qualified, professional faculty, many of whom are active, and well-respected educators and leaders in the community.
HulaLauliʻa Ah Wong
Leilehua Utu
Ukulele  Pomaika’i Keawe Lyman

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Email Leilehua Utu at lutu@punahou.edu regarding program curriculum. Contact Norma Morichika at 945.2488 or email nmorichika@punahou.edu regarding registration.

Grade Level Time Course Fee Course Number
Keiki Hula I
K
Fall
Mon
2:30 - 3:15 p.m.
$150 83021
K
Spring
Mon
2:30 - 3:15 p.m.
$150 83022
Keiki Hula II
1
Fall
Wed
2:30 - 3:15 p.m.
$175 83041
1
Spring
Wed
2:30 - 3:15 p.m.
$175 83042
Beginning Hula I
2 - 5
Fall
Tues
2:45 - 3:30 p.m.
$170 83031
2 - 5
Spring
Tues
2:45 - 3:30 p.m.
$170 83032
Beginning Hula II *
2 - 5
Fall
Tues
3:30 - 4:15 p.m.
$170 83051
2 - 5
Spring
Tues
3:30 - 4:15 p.m.
$170 83052
Intermediate Hula*
4 - 5
Fall
Thur
2:45 - 3:45 p.m.
$200 83131
4 - 5
Spring
Thur
2:45 - 3:45 p.m.
$200 83132
Adult Hula
Adults
Fall
Tues
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
$90 83081
Adults
Spring
Tues
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
$90 83082
Adults
Fall
Thur
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
$90 83141
Adults
Spring
Thur
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
$90 83142
* Prerequisite for Beginning Hula II and Intermediate Hula class: Students must have completed one year of hula in the HA program and received the instructor's recommendation.
Kanikapila Ukulele Open to the Community
Hawaiian language, traditions and values are woven throughout the ukulele program curriculum allowing students to experience and appreciate Hawaiian culture. Students also have the opportunity to study the history and cultural significance of mele taught in class.

As a culmination of beginning level classes, this select group of students further refine their skills, explore and build on their repertoire of traditional and contemporary Hawaiian music, and begin learning to perform in front of an audience.

Prerequisite: Students must have completed the Beginning Ukulele II class, received the instructor's recommendation, and have their own instrument.

INSTRUCTORS
The HA program offers qualified, professional faculty, many of whom are active, and well-respected educators and leaders in the community.
HulaLauliʻa Ah Wong
Leilehua Utu
Ukulele  Pomaika’i Keawe Lyman

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Email Leilehua Utu at lutu@punahou.edu regarding program curriculum. Contact Norma Morichika at 945.2488 or email nmorichika@punahou.edu regarding registration.

Grade Level Time Course Fee Course Number
4 - 6
Fall
Mon
4:00 - 4:45 p.m.
$175 83001
4 - 6
Spring
Mon
4:00 - 4:45 p.m.
$175 83002
Karate Available for Punahou Students Only
Punahou Karate is a martial arts program for Punahou students in grades 1 – 5 that focuses on character development and physical fitness while students learn basic to intermediate skills in karate. Classes are appropriate for students who are learning karate for the first time, as well as for those who have participated in karate for a few years.

Instructors teach the traditional style of Shito-Ryu Karate through proper movement, posture, breathing and concentration.

Kobudo (weapons) training are introduced to students of the upper belt levels. Punahou provides the equipment for these sessions.

ATTIRE
For safety reasons, all students are required to purchase a karate gi for class unless the student already has one. The instructor will have uniforms available for purchase at a cost of approximately $60. Since Karate involves a certain amount of physical contact between students, headgear and fist guards must be worn for any type of sparring training. Students will not be able to participate in any sparring training without this equipment. The cost of the headgear and fist guards is approximately $60.

INSTRUCTOR
Instructor Mari Kaneshiro has been studying karate for over 35 years and currently holds a fifth degree black belt. As one of International Karate Federation’s top instructors, Sensei Mari teaches at various locations, including Maryknoll, Kahala, Palolo, Pearl City and University. She has won numerous awards, including national and world titles. Sensei Mari is an officer of the National AAU Karate Referee Council.

Junior instructors also assist with instruction.

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Email Mari Kaneshiro at mkaneshiro@punahou.edu regarding program curriculum. Contact Norma Morichika at 944.2248 or email nmorichika@punahou.edu regarding registration.


Classes are grouped by age and ability levels.
* For Grade 5 students, classes are offered to continuing students only.
Registration priority is given to current Karate families who enroll during the first week of registration.
Grade Level Time Course Fee Course Number
1 - 5*
Fall
Mon
2:45 - 3:30 p.m.
$175 53111
1 - 5*
Spring
Mon
2:45 - 3:30 p.m.
$175 53112
1 - 5*
Fall
Wed
2:45 - 3:30 p.m.
$210 53131
1 - 5*
Spring
Wed
2:45 - 3:30 p.m.
$210 53132
*For Grade 5 students, classes are offered to continuing students only.
LACES Immersion Language Program Open to the Community
This program provides a cultural and theme-based immersion environment that challenges students in age-appropriate ways to become capable and confident communicators in the immersion languages through activities and play.

All communication is in the immersion languages for some parts of the day (gradually increasing over the year).

Students are placed in small groups by age, led by advanced Academy language students serving as teaching assistants under the supervision of a lead faculty member.

The program’s theme-based curriculum allows students to repeat the program, and is designed to allow students with more experience to gain leadership opportunities as they team with those new to the program.

For children to fully participate in the program's activities, no other after school activities should be scheduled on the same day as Immersion Language class. Late arrivals and escorting students to and from other programs cannot be accommodated.

* Days selected must remain the same each week. Requests for changes are subject to availability at the time of the request.
Registration priority is given to current Immersion Language families whose applications are received during the first week of registration.

FOR MORE INFORMATION Email Chai Reddy at creddy@punahou.edu regarding program curriculum. Contact Norma Morichika at 945.2488 or email nmorichika@punahou.edu regarding registration.
Grade Level Time Course Fee Course Number
Hawaiian
Fall
K - 3
3 days/week*
2:15 - 5:30 p.m.
$530 23301
Spring
K - 3
3 days/week*
2:15 - 5:30 p.m.
$660 23302
Fall
K - 3
5 days/week
2:15 - 5:30 p.m.
$675 23311
Spring
K - 3
5 days/week
2:15 - 5:30 p.m.
$855 23312
Japanese
Fall
K - 3
3 days/week*
2:15 - 5:30 p.m.
$530 24301
Spring
K - 3
3 days/week*
2:15 - 5:30 p.m.
$660 24302
Fall
K - 3
5 days/week
2:15 - 5:30 p.m.
$675 24311
Spring
K - 3
5 days/week
2:15 - 5:30 p.m.
$855 24312
Mandarin Chinese
Fall
K - 3
3 days/week*
2:15 - 5:30 p.m.
$530 21301
Spring
K - 3
3 days/week*
2:15 - 5:30 p.m.
$660 21302
Fall
K - 3
5 days/week
2:15 - 5:30 p.m.
$675 21311
Spring
K - 3
5 days/week
2:15 - 5:30 p.m.
$855 21312
* Due to staffing requirements, days selected must remain the same each week. Requests for changes are subject to availability at the time of the request.
Language and Culture in the Elementary School (LACES) Open to the Community
The Wo International Center offers an enrichment elementary language program (French and Spanish) which is open to students in grades 1 – 6. Classes are offered at beginning level and continuing level. Parents with questions about selecting a level should call the Wo International Center at 944.5871.

LACES Beginning Language
The Beginning LACES program provides an enjoyable introductory exposure to another language and culture. Children begin to communicate in a different language while experiencing its culture through games, songs, and storytelling.

LACES Continuing Language
The Continuing LACES program reviews lessons learned in the Beginning Level or during Summer School, providing continued exposure to the language and culture.

Students must have successfully completed Beginning LACES or meet similar minimum prerequisites.

LACES After School Supervision
For Punahou students in grades 1 – 3 who are not enrolled in Punahou's After School Care program (ASC), LACES Supervision provides for your child's safety between the end of the school day and the beginning of LACES class.

Students are cared for by the ASC staff and offered a healthy snack before they are escorted to their LACES classrooms. Parents must pick up Supervision students promptly at the end of class to avoid a late charge of $10 per every fifteen minutes (or fraction thereof).

FOR MORE INFORMATION Email Chai Reddy at creddy@punahou.edu regarding program curriculum. Contact Norma Morichika at 945.2488 or email nmorichika@punahou.edu regarding registration.

Grade Level Time Course Fee Course Number
Beginning
Language
Beginning French
1 - 6
Thurs
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
$375 22100
Beginning Spanish
1 - 6
Thurs
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
$375 25100
Continuing
Language
Continuing French
1 - 6
Mon
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
$315 22200
Continuing Spanish
1 - 6
Mon
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
$315 25200
LACES Supervision
1 - 3 (Mon Supv) Mon
2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
$65 26200
1 - 3 (Thurs Supv) Thurs
2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
$80 26100
Large String Ensemble
Large String Ensemble is for beginning, intermediate and advanced string students. It provides an opportunity for students to learn and perform solo music in a large ensemble setting. Repertoire includes classical music, as well as rock, jazz, tangos and fiddling. Learning goals include developing musical communication, memorization, and performance etiquette. Performance opportunities include community events off-campus.

Prerequisite: Mid-Suzuki Book 1 technical and reading skills. Students must currently be enrolled in private string instruction. Beginning and intermediate students will need to have their private teacher’s support with learning the ensemble repertoire.
Grade Level Time Course Fee Course Number
2 - 12
Fall
Sat
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
$125 71291
2 - 12
Spring
Sat
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
$125 71292
Let’s Jam! Improv for Strings
Let's Jam! provides an opportunity for string students (violin, viola, cello and bass) to venture beyond the traditional classical repertoire to folk and contemporary styles and methods of music making. Students are introduced to fundamental musical elements including song form/structure, harmony, rhythm and melody, and are taught how to apply these concepts in "real time" to spontaneously generate accompaniments and improvise solos in a variety of styles.

Repertoire includes gypsy swing, Celtic, bluegrass, jazz, blues, pop and rock. Extended techniques like "the chop" (a bow technique that simulates a drum set) are also explored. The class meets for bi-weekly guided "jam sessions" which culminate in a presentation at the end of the semester. No previous experience with improvisation or music theory is required. Enrollment is limited to 10 students per class.

Prerequisite: A minimum playing level of Suzuki book 4 or 3 years of experience in a school orchestra program

Instructor: Duane Padilla, Hot Club of Hulaville violinist/Music School violin faculty member
Grade Level Time Course Fee Course Number
6 - 12
Fall
Mon
4:00 - 4:55 p.m.
$150 71151
6 - 12
Spring
Mon
4:00 - 4:55 p.m.
$150 71152
Music Theory Essentials
This course is designed for students, interested in studying music theory to supplement their instrumental instruction and/or students participating in the Royal Conservatory Music Development Program. Basic elements of musical notation including treble and bass clef reading, time signatures, major and minor scales, interval identification, triads, and musical terms and symbols are presented. The basic level is designed for students that have had 1-3 years of private instrumental instruction and/or are preparing for The Music Development Program (MDP) Basic Theory Exam. The intermediate and advanced levels are designed for students with 4 or more years of private instrumental instruction and/or preparing for the MDP Intermediate and Advanced Theory Exam. The exam fee is not included in the tuition.
Grade Level Time Course Fee Course Number
4 - 12 Basic
Fall
Sat
2:00 - 2:55 p.m.
$300 71251
4 - 12 Basic
Spring
Sat
2:00 - 2:55 p.m.
$300 71252
4 - 12 Inter
Fall
Sat
3:00 - 3:55 p.m.
$300 71431
4 - 12 Inter
Spring
Sat
3:00 - 3:55 p.m.
$300 71432
4 - 12 Advanced
Fall
Sat
4:00 - 4:55 p.m.
$300 71441
4 - 12 Advanced
Spring
Sat
4:00 - 4:55 p.m.
$300 71442
Private Music Lessons
Individual music instruction is offered in 30-, 45- or 60- minute appointments for 16 weeks each semester. Instruction is available for the following instruments, subject to availability.

Baritone/Euphonium/TubaJason Byerlotzer
Dr. T.J. Ricer
Bass/Electric BassJohn Kolivas
CelloPauline Bai
Dr. Jonas Carlson
Jeffrey Hamano
ClarinetMarla Himeda
Paul Sato
FluteSabrina Saiki-Mita
French HornDennis Nagamine
Guitar Shoji Ledward
Harp Carol Miyamoto
Music Theory/CompositionDr. Takuma Itoh
Oboe Sara Ricer
Percussion Darryl Pellegrini
Piano Helen Chao-Casano
Steven Casano
Marla Himeda
Dr. Sachi P. Hirakouji
Deven Kono
Dr. Wendy Yamashita
Beryl Yanagi-Fujita
Eiko Yano
Saxophone Paul Sato
ShakuhachiSteven Casano
Trombone Jason Byerlotzer
Dr. T.J. Ricer
Trumpet DeShannon Higa
Sarah Tochiki
Violin/Viola Dr. David Hamano
Helen Higa
Dr. Neela Kinariwala
Mia Lai Carlson
Dr. Helen Liu
Elaine Lu
Duane Padilla
Maile Reeves
VoiceCatherine Goto

InstrumentGrade LevelLength of LessonFall
Course #
Spring
Course #
Baritone/Euphonium/Tuba 5 - 12 30-minute 70911 70912
45-minute 70921 70922
60-minute 70931 70932
Bass 5 - 12 30-minute 77111 77112
45-minute 77121 77122
60-minute 77131 77132
Cello 1 - 12 30-minute 77211 77212
45-minute 77221 77222
60-minute 77231 77232
Clarinet 5 - 12 30-minute 79111 79112
45-minute 79121 79122
60-minute 79131 79132
Flute 5 - 12 30-minute 79211 79212
45-minute 79221 79222
60-minute 79231 79232
French Horn 5 - 12 30-minute 70311 70312
45-minute 70321 70322
60-minute 70331 70332
Guitar 5 - 12 30-minute 75111 75112
45-minute 75121 75122
60-minute 75131 75132
Harp 1 - 12 30-minute 77411 77412
45-minute 77421 77422
60-minute 77431 77432
Music Theory/Composition 4 - 12 30-minute 75411 75412
45-minute 75421 75422
60-minute 75431 75432
Oboe 5 - 12 30-minute 79411 79412
45-minute 79421 79422
60-minute 79431 79432
Percussion 5 - 12 30-minute 75211 75212
45-minute 75221 75222
60-minute 75231 75232
Piano 1 - 12 30-minute 76111 76112
45-minute 76121 76122
60-minute 76131 76132
Shakuhachi5 - 12 30-minute 75511 75512
45-minute 75521 75522
60-minute 75531 75532
Saxophone 5 - 12 30-minute 79511 79512
45-minute 79521 79522
60-minute 79531 79532
Trombone 5 - 12 30-minute 70611 70612
45-minute 70621 70622
60-minute 70631 70632
Trumpet 5 - 12 30-minute 70711 70712
45-minute 70721 70722
60-minute 70731 70732
Viola 1 - 12 30-minute 78111 78112
45-minute 78121 78122
60-minute 78131 78132
Violin 1 - 12 30-minute 78211 78212
45-minute 78221 78222
60-minute 78231 78232
Voice 7 - 12 30-minute 75311 75312
45-minute 75321 75322
60-minute 75331 75332

PRIVATE LESSON FEES
30-minute private lessons $535 per semester
45-minute private lessons $800per semester
60-minute private lessons $1,070 per semester

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Contact the Music School at 944.5829 or email musicschool@punahou.edu.

Recreational Music Making: Piano for Adults
Recreational Music Making: Piano for Adults offers students an opportunity to learn to play piano in a relaxed atmosphere while having fun making music. Perfect for those who have always dreamed of playing the piano, used to play the piano, or have forgotten how to play the piano. Also recommended for parents who have children currently learning the piano. The class focuses on music making through accessible, enjoyable and social musical experiences. Basic music reading fundamentals and theory are also covered. No experience is required. Enrollment is limited to 6 students per class.

Corequisite: Students should have regular access to a digital piano (electronic instrument with weighted keys and touch sensitivity) or an acoustic piano.

Instructor: Dr. Sachi P. Hirakouji
Grade Level Time Course Fee Course Number
Adults
Fall
Tues
7:30 - 8:25 a.m.
$175 71051
Adults
Spring
Tues
7:30 - 8:25 a.m.
$175 71052
Adults
Fall
Thurs
7:30 - 8:25 a.m.
$175 71061
Adults
Spring
Thurs
7:30 - 8:25 a.m.
$175 71062
Suzuki Violin Children's Class
Young Suzuki students begin their violin training in small group classes. Students learn together as well as observe each other. Groups are age-appropriate, approximately 3- 4 students per class. Based on the developmental compatibility of the prospective students, the instructors may also recommend an alternate format of instruction (partner or private lessons).

Students are introduced to violin hold, bow hold, rhythmic training, as well as bow training. The goal of this class is to learn the basic skills required to play the Twinkle variations, and to help establish daily practice and listening routines.

Like learning any language, listening is essential and each child will develop at their own rate. Each child’s development is directly dependent upon the parental commitment, reinforcement and encouragement at home. Parents may record or videotape the class to assist learning at home. Families should expect to commit some time each day for violin practice, musical training, and listening.

As students advance to taking private Suzuki violin lessons, each student is expected to participate in small and large group lessons once a month (in lieu of their private lessons that week). During Group Lesson Week, every student joins a small group lesson according to their book level, and then come again to play together in a large group lesson on Saturday afternoon. Group lessons are a unique and vital part of this method. Among other benefits, group lessons help motivate practice, provide performance opportunities, and develop community.

Music Mind Games are incorporated into violin training. Music Mind Games (MMG) is a curriculum with fun and easy-to-learn games for learning music theory. MMG concepts taught are rhythm, note reading, note values, sight singing and dictation.

Prerequisite: Parents must attend an informational Q and A meeting on Saturday, August 29 to sign up for brief interview and violin sizing appointments on Monday, August 31. After the children are measured for violin sizes, the teachers provide information about the proper size of violin, all necessary materials, and also about renting or purchasing the parents' own violin.

Corequisite: Students and parents new to the Suzuki Violin Program must also register for the Suzuki Violin Parent Class. Students must purchase an appropriately-sized violin and course materials.
Grade Level Time Course Fee Course Number
Pre K - 1
Fall
TBA $410 71081
Pre K - 1
Spring
TBA $410 71082
Suzuki Violin Parent Class
In this class, parents learn how to be the home teacher and coach. Teachers guide parents through the beginning stages of Suzuki Violin lessons. Parents learn how to tune and play the violin with good basic technique.
Grade Level Time Course Fee Course Number
Adult
Fall
Mon
7:00 - 7:55 p.m.
$410 71041
Adult
Spring
Mon
7:00 - 7:55 p.m.
$410 71042
Tennis Private Lessons Open to the Community
Private lessons are offered by our tennis professionals who are certified by the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA), the highest certification available in the tennis industry. Private lessons are available on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon. Priority is given to continuing Tennis students.

If you have any questions regarding program requirements please contact Lenora Lee at the Tennis Office between the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 944.5835 or email tennisschool@punahou.edu.
Grade Level Time Course Fee Course Number
Fall 30 minutes $35 51011
Spring 30 minutes $35 51012
Fall 45 minutes $52 51021
Spring 45 minutes $52 51022
Fall 60 minutes $69 51031
Spring 60 minutes $69 51032
Tennis School Open to the Community
Tennis is a fun, safe sport that allows students to get outside and get active. The focus is on fun and gradual skill development as students elevate their game from beginning to intermediate and more advanced levels. In addition to all of the physical benefits of the sport, tennis also has outstanding psychological benefits including building character through discipline, developing a strong work ethic, managing mistakes and adversity, and developing problem solving skills.

The Tennis School offers a wide variety of development programs challenging students of all ages and abilities. Group lessons emphasize a fun, learning environment, teach fundamental tennis skills and promote good sportsmanship that motivate students to play tennis, the “Sport for a Lifetime!” Students advance to different levels according to individual progress, sometimes remaining in the same program for more than one year.

Participating in lessons, as well as actual play, is truly the best way for any student desiring to improve their game.Therefore, the program combines both disciplines. Students may choose to participate in the once-a-month, fun-based “Play Days” (grades 3 and 4 students) or the more competitive “Jr. Team Tennis” matches (grades 5 – 8 students) which meet on most Saturdays.

Private lessons offer more personal, one-on-one attention by certified tennis faculty members. Lastly, the Tennis School also offers specialized instructional programs, which are offered by invitation only to qualified players.

GROUP LESSONS

DayTimeFall
Course #
Spring
Course #
Fee
Center Court Kids IGrades 1 - 2
Monday2:45 – 3:30 p.m.5121151212$275
Tuesday2:45 – 3:30 p.m.5122151222$340
Thursday2:45 – 3:30 p.m.5123151232$340
Friday2:45 – 3:30 p.m.5124151242$320
Center Court Kids IIGrades 3 - 4
Wednesday2:45 – 3:30 p.m.5125151252$330
Rising StarsGrades 5 - 8 (0 - 3 years experience)
Wednesday3:30 – 4:15 p.m.5127151272$330
Fees vary according to holidays and school schedule.

PROGRAM DATES

Fall SemesterAugust 31, 2015 – December 19, 2015
Spring SemesterJanuary 11, 2016 – May 7, 2016

For more information about the various Tennis programs, click here

FOR MORE TENNIS INFORMATION
If you have any questions regarding program requirements please contact Lenora Lee at the Tennis Office between the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 944.5835 or email tennisschool@punahou.edu.

Voice Classes
This course is designed for those who are interested in exploring and developing their singing voices. Learn how to sing with a beautiful tone, work on breath management, diction, range and expression. Practice reading music notation and sight-singing and develop critical listening skills while listening to one another. Together with friends, have fun studying and performing folk songs, art songs and selections from musical theatre! Enrollment is limited to 10 students per class.
Grade Level Time Course Fee Course Number
4 - 5
Fall
Tues
3:00 - 3:55 p.m.
$385 71111
4 - 5
Spring
Tues
3:00 - 3:55 p.m.
$385 71112
4 - 5
Fall
Thurs
3:00 - 3:55 p.m.
$385 71121
4 - 5
Spring
Thurs
3:00 - 3:55 p.m.
$385 71122
4 - 5
Fall
Thurs
4:00 - 4:55 p.m.
$385 71131
4 - 5
Spring
Thurs
4:00 - 4:55 p.m.
$385 71132
6 - 8
Fall
Tues
4:00 - 4:55 p.m.
$385 71141
6 - 8
Spring
Tues
4:00 - 4:55 p.m.
$385 71142