::Punahou School


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Punahou School (formerly Oahu College) is a private, co-educational, college preparatory school located in Honolulu CDP, City and County of Honolulu in the U.S. State of Hawaii. With about 3,760<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> students attending the school, in kindergarten through the twelfth grade, it is the largest independent school in the United States.<ref></ref>

Founded in 1841, the school has a rich history, a wide variety of programs, and many famous alumni, including its most famous alumnus, Barack Obama, who graduated in 1979.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> Along with academics and athletics, Punahou offers visual and performing arts programs. In 2006, Punahou School was ranked as the "greenest" school in America.<ref></ref> The student body is diverse, with student selection based on both academic and non-academic considerations. In 2008 and 2009, Punahou's sports program was ranked best in the country by Sports Illustrated.<ref name="SI">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref>

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