Grades 6-12

Explore Hawai‘i while you learn with students from around the world.

With Summer at HPA, you’ll gain an introduction to the HPA experience and make friends from across the U.S. and many different nations. You’ll benefit from expert academic instruction, first-class sports, spectacular outdoor adventures, and a multitude of other activities. Diverse class offerings cover science and humanities, environmental sustainability, creative arts, English language instruction, and much more.

Many students return every summer to take advantage of the outstanding program and to expand their international friendships. Others enroll because they are considering HPA’s full-year academic program or because they are new students who will enter in the fall. Summer at HPA offers something for everyone!

Inquire today about our 2021 Summer Sessions

Summer dates for grades 6 to 12

Session I
June 14 to July 2, 2021
• Available for day students only

Session I Course Details

Session II
July 5 to July 23, 2021
• Boarders arrive Sunday, June 27 by 4 PM and depart on Saturday, July, 24, 2021.
• Day students attend Monday through Friday, beginning Monday, July 5 to Friday, July 23, 2021.

Session II Course Details

Day students may enroll in one or both sessions. Boarding is only available during Session II. See tuition information below.

Who is eligible to attend?
Students age 11 to 17 (entering grades 6 to 12)

Ready to apply?

An online account will be created and shared with you for your Summer at HPA application.

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Complete and submit your application packet by Friday, May 7, 2021. You will be contacted no later than Monday, May 17, 2021 with your application status.

We may in some circumstances accept applications on a rolling basis after the May 7 deadline. Please inquire at or 808-881-4019.


Boarding tuition
$4,800 per session. Tuition covers instruction, room and board, supplies, afterschool intramural sport, weekend excursion fees, and transportation from the Kona International Airport (KOA). Airfare, optional sport, health insurance, and personal expenses are extra.

Day tuition
$450 per class block. Classes vary in length from one to three blocks.