Our desire is to share the gospel of Jesus Christ. We teach our students about faith in Jesus Christ and the values taught in the Bible. We hope these teachings will be shared with their families and friends and impact communities, the state, nation, and world in a positive manner. We believe that a personal relationship with God through Jesus Christ gives life its highest meaning and purpose.
We nurture our students as unique creations of God. We provide a place for them to grow, opportunities to learn, and guidance from caring, qualified Christian teachers. We take our place within the larger Christian community supporting local churches and partnering with them in ministry.
Although we are a Christian community, not every student who attends HBA is a Christian or becomes one. In fact, only about 50 percent of our students come from Christian families. But one of our school's primary goals is to give every student the opportunity to hear the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to experience His life-changing message.
"Hawaii Baptist Academy is a Christian college preparatory school that equips students spiritually, intellectually, physically, socially, and emotionally so that they bring honor to God."
We believe striving for excellence in all one does should be the mark of a Christian life. By excellence, we mean becoming all that God intended us to be. We give young people the opportunity to come to know Christ and to believe in what they do and do it well. Our hope is that they will grow into strong Christian men and women who will take Christ’s message of faith, hope, and love into the world.
STATEMENT OF CORE VALUES
In all circumstances, Hawaii Baptist Academy believes Jesus to be the Way, the Truth, and the Life, and we will continue to bring faith and learning together so that we may join God in the formation of people and the transformation of the world. We do this by cultivating the following core values
Humility is our response to God, and the beginning of understanding. In awe and with gratitude, we recognize that we are born into God’s creation, which is vast, and into God’s story, which is already in progress.
We cultivate humility by acknowledging the goodness of God and the reality of sin, by taking time to be contemplative, by being open to change, and by knowing that there is and will always be more to learn.
Love is our response to all people in light of God’s love for us. With grace, we live, learn, and play together in community, realizing that God designed us to be mutually dependent.
We cultivate love in community by striving for peace, by eliciting and sharing ideas, by constructively expressing and resolving disagreements, by respecting differences and loving all people, and by asking for and offering forgiveness.