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Welcome to Pacific Buddhist Academy

Welcome to Pacific Buddhist Academy

Now Accepting Applications for Enrollment! Click here to Apply Now.  

PBA is an independent college preparatory high school located right outside downtown Honolulu, and part of a coordinated system of Buddhist education, pre-kindergarten through grade 12. Applicants are not required to be or expected to become Buddhists, as we welcome students of all beliefs and religious backgrounds.

Capital Campaign

Pacific Buddhist Academy is putting construction in a whole new light, too! We are curently wrapping up an exciting and successful capital campaign which will allow us to break ground on a new, state of the art, 21st century school building which will enable PBA to double our enrollment, and change the way people think about education. To learn more about our plans for the future, click here.


Kendama Contest Features Multiple PBA Students

Two PBA students placed in the top-five in a kendama contest at the recent Taste of Hongwanji Bazaar. Sophomore Jaysen Holmberg finished in second place and his classmate Myka Tawara finished...

PBA Freshman Takes Home Poetry Title

PBA freshman Megan Sakata was recently named the ninth-grade winner of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Peace Poetry Contest. Sakata captured the award with a succinct poem, which totaled just...

PBA Open its Doors for the Spring Open House

As the 2013-2014 school term winds down, it’s never too early to start thinking about the upcoming academic year. This is especially true for parents who need to select a high school for their ...


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