Grades 9-12 (Boarding)*

Follow the application steps below for boarding students, grades 9 to 12 and postgraduate.

We use the Standard Application Online (SAO), a convenient online service for independent schools. Questions? We’re here to help. Call 808-881-4321 to speak with an admissions counselor or send an email to

Note: If you are an international applicant, please use our international boarding application.

1. Start a conversation with us!

We’d love to get in touch and answer any questions about HPA. Provide your info on our easy form.

2. Complete the online application.

The SAO will guide you through the required information and forms. You don’t need to complete the application in one sitting; you can save your work and return at any time.

Deadline for Grade 9: December 8, 2020.
Deadline for all other grades: February 9, 2021

3. Apply for financial aid, if needed.

HPA has a limited amount of financial aid available, but we are committed to socioeconomic diversity and to helping families as our resources allow. Deadline: January 15, 2021.

4. Complete any required testing or assessments.

Our requirements vary by grade. Key information below; complete information will be provided in the SAO.

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Key dates

December 8, 2020
Grade 9 application deadline

February 9, 2021
Application deadline for all other grades

March 9, 2021
Decisions released

March 23, 2021
Priority deadline to enroll

We may in some circumstances accept applications on a rolling basis after the deadline. Please inquire.

Application checklist

To complete your online application, you will be asked for:

  • Application fee: $50
  • General application form
  • Recommendation letters from math and English teachers
  • School records/transcripts (previous two years)
  • Student essays
  • Parent statement

We also require:

  • Interview (in-person or online)
  • Testing (SSAT, PSAT, SAT, or ACT)