Follow the application steps below for kindergarten.

We use the Standard Application Online (SAO), a convenient online service for independent schools. Questions? We’re here to help. Call our kindergarten admissions specialist, Jackie Jefferson, at 808-881-4091 or email

Note: Applicants for kindergarten must turn 5 years old by July 31st in the year of kindergarten entry.

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: January 15, 2020

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, 2020

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

January 15, 2020
Application due

January 25, 2020
Kindergarten Assessment Day (required)

February 25, 2020
Kindergarten admission decision delivered

March 10, 2020
Kindergarten enrollment priority deadline

If you are interested in applying to HPA for the 2020-21 academic year, we are still accepting applications. Our school uses a rolling admissions system, which means we do not have a hard deadline for applications. However, applications will be reviewed and prospective students will be communicated with on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please contact the admissions office for more information at or 808-881-4321.

Application checklist

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

  • Application fee: $50
  • General application form
  • School records
  • Parent statement
  • Parent evaluation
  • Applicant photograph
  • Supplemental forms

We also require:

  • Interview
  • Social assessment