We often consider certain aspects of history in isolation. This page lists major moments in the history of 'Iolani School side-by-side with World history.
October - Arrival of Missionaries of the English Church, establishment of the Hawaiian Reformed Catholic Church (HRCC).
January - School begins.
December 7 - The Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor results in the temporary closure of the school, and a reduction of both staff and students upon reopening.
September - Coeducation begins with the 1979/80 school year.
March 16 - 'Iolani School campus suspension of academic activities due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.
1861 - 1865
American Civil War
January 1 - Emancipation Proclamation
1939 - 1945
World War II
December 7 - The Japanese surprise attack on Pearl harbor results in United States entry into WWII.
The first World Conferences on Women organized by the United Nations.
December - Reports of "viral pneumonia" in Wuhan, People’s Republic of China become known (World Health Organization, 6/29/2020 Statement). This would lead to what is now known as the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) global pandemic.
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