Hongwanji Mission School is a private coeducational school, Pre-school through Grade 8, located in the Nuuanu Valley, adjacent to downtown Honolulu.
At HMS, we strive to provide a safe environment which stresses a diverse academic curriculum with emphasis on moral and spiritual values. We recognize that each student is an individual worthy of personal attention. To this end we have kept class sizes small, with maximum student-teacher ratio of 18:1. This allows our teachers an opportunity to provide as much guidance and instruction as possible.
Recognizing that we live in a world of global interdependence, students from Kindergarten through Grade 8 study Japanese as a foreign language.
Of note are the facilities on campus which include a gymnasium, swimming pool, library, and computer center. An extensive after school program, holiday day care, and summer school program are some of the additional programs we offer to our students.
Our commitment is to the parents and their children whose development and futures they have entrusted to our care. To this end, we have committed this institution to providing the highest standard of academic excellence we can offer.