• HMS Open House: October 14th, 2015
  • Best Friends!
  • Keiai Visit 2015
  • The Force Reborn!
  • BFF's
  • Gardening HMS Style!
  • We Know Our History
  • Gotcha!!!
  • HMS Spring Program 2015
  • Learning is Fun
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Welcome to Hongwanji Mission School

Making our Mark on the World

We develop our children academically, physically, socially & spiritually through programs guided by Buddhist Values.

HMS is conveniently located in lush Nuuanu Valley, three minutes from downtown Honolulu. We have a student body of about 330 students from preschool through eighth grade and our curriculum is accredited by Hawaii Association of Independent Schools and Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Our students receive individualized attention with teacher ratios of less than 18:1. Our preschool has been named “Best of the Best” in 2006, 2008 and 2009--- from the Honolulu Advertiser.

Our facilities are unique for an elementary and middle school with a computer center, gymnasium, swimming pool, library, and cafeteria. We offer a variety of after school programs ranging from our Fort Gakuen Japanese Language School, to aikido, judo, clay, robotics, and swimming. We participate in the local interscholastic league for volleyball and basketball where both girls and boys in grades 5 – 8 participate.

We were established in 1949, the first Buddhist school outside of Japan. Affiliated with the Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin, our mission and philosophy are rooted in Buddhist teachings and values. There is high parent participation in school events and we offer all of our children a values-based education.

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News Flash

Join us on October 14th

5:00 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. for our Community Open House

RSVP: Call us at 532 0522 or Click Here

Come see, hear and feel what all the excitement is about. Speak with our dynamic teachers. Learn how our curriculum and our cutting edge technology are shaping the minds and souls of Hawaii’s future leaders.

Foodland’s Give Aloha Program Runs September 1st - 30th

Hongwanji Mission School’s Give Aloha Code: 77603

This code can be used at any Foodland to support the PTO’s annual fundraiser for programs at HMS.

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Weekend Basketball Clinic Canceled on the Following Dates:

Dates clinic is cancelled: There are no scheduled dates that clinic is canceled…. Clinic is on every Sunday!

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