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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.

2015 Lighting Our Way Banquet:
Save the Date!

Our annual Lighting Our Way Banquet will be held Friday, October 2, at the Waialae Country Club at 5 p.m. This year’s honorees include Satoru Abe, one of Hawaii’s best known sculptors and painters; Frederick Nonaka, Hawaii Island landscaper and first Board Chair of PBA; Dr. Robert Peters, early childhood educator and former Head of School at Hanahauoli; and L. Candy Suiso, creator of the successful Searider Productions at Waianae High School. Please stay tuned for further details.

Calling All PBA Alumni and Families!

Head of School Josh Hernandez Morse and Head of School Emeritus Pieper Toyama cordially invite you to attend Pacific Buddhist Academy’s 1st Annual Alumni Luncheon! Reconnect with your old friends and families, meet other alumni, and share your latest news. We look forward to seeing all you!

August 1, 2015 (Saturday), Manoa Grand Ballroom,
11 a.m. to 1: 30 p.m.

Costs: $50 for alumni family members/$40 for PBA Alumni. All Proceeds benefit the Pieper Toyama Peacemaker Fund.

For more information, please call or write Events Manager Liane Viloria, 808-532-2649,  or liane.viloria@pbahi.org 

Alumni  and Students Embrace Their Life Journeys

Click here to follow the paths of three alumni and one current student for whom PBA has shown a brighter path in their life journeys.

Capital Campaign

Pacific Buddhist Academy is putting construction in a whole new light, too! We are currently 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.


What's New at PBA - April 16, 2015

Click here to download a copy of the latest “What’s New at PBA” newsletter. In this issue you’ll find information about: PBA’s 2015 Summer School Program for June 7–July 17, 2015 Re-...

What's New at PBA - April 2, 2015

Click here to download a copy of the latest “What’s New at PBA” newsletter. In this issue you’ll find information about: Re-enrollment for 2015–16 for students currently in Grades 9–...

PBA Offers Enhanced Summer Program

Click here to download a copy of Pacific Buddhist Academy’s 2015 Summer Program Brochure! We are very proud of the offerings available this year with the additions of Japanese Enrichment, Marine...


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