Hawaiian Mission Academy

1438 Pensacola Street
Honolulu, HI 96822-0968
Tel: (808)536-2207
Grades: K-12 | 226 students
Hawaiian Mission Academy, "A School With a MISSION." HMA is a small private school with a strong College PREP program, low student-to-teacher ratio, and one that emphasizes positive student leadership skills.
Our MISSION STATEMENT is "Educating the Head, the Hand, and the Heart" because we feel that those are the three qualitative factors in educating the whole student for a life of service and success.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Seventh-Day Adventist
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded 1895

Student Body

Total Students 226 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 60%
Students by Grade Hawaiian Mission Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 25 students
Number of AP Courses 1 courses
Advanced Courses Language Composition
Average ACT score 25
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Uniform, khaki pants/shorts/skorts with uniform polo shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $11,800
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Ms. Nenny Safotu


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Golf, VolleyballBasketballGolf,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. HMA has an active Rotary INTERACT Club HMA has an active Rotary INTERACT Club,

School Notes:

  • Please send your request for an application to: ADMISSIONS OFFICE Hawaiian Mission Academy 1438 Pensacola St. Honolulu, HI 96822-3899 808.536.2207 808.524.3294 = FAX

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Punahou School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hawaiian Mission Academy K-8 (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Montessori Community School (0.5 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Honolulu
    Hawaiian Mission Academy K-8
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: K-8 | 104 students
    0.5 miles
    1415 Makiki St
    Honolulu, HI 96814
  • Honolulu
    Grades: NS-6 | 164 students
    0.5 miles
    1239 Nehoa St
    Honolulu, HI 96822
  • Honolulu
    Grades: PK-3 | 35 students
    0.6 miles
    1704 Keeaumoku Street
    Honolulu, HI 96822
  • Honolulu
    St Clement's School
    Daycare / Preschool (Episcopal)
    Grades: PK-KG | 127 students
    0.6 miles
    1515 Wilder Ave
    Honolulu, HI 96822
  • Honolulu
    Grades: K-12 | 3751 students
    0.7 miles
    1601 Punahou St.
    Honolulu, HI 96822

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Great school to attend. Lots of great memories.
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The average private school tuition in Honolulu, HI is $8,656 for elementary schools and $14,677 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Honolulu, HI is 78% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).