St. Louis is known for its outstanding Athletics Program. This Catholic Marianist School for young men is a traditional school with a legacy of excellence in acadmics, athletics and the arts. This school is well known for its State Championship football teams as well as its outstanding basketball team. Saint Louis School's sterling tradition in athletic achievement will continue under their expert coaches and staff.
This museum and library is dedicated to Merrie Olde England and the theater. If you love language and anything from the Elizabethan England then this is the attraction for you. The Great Hall has beautifully hand-carved walls and pricelss displays from the museum's collection. You can also visit the three-tiered Elizabethan theater with walls of tiimber and plaster and carved oak columns. They also have an Elizabethan garden featuring herbs and flowers grown in Shakespeare's time. This is a nice place for anyone interested in the Elizabethan period.
At the Corcoran Gallery of Art you will find art from the colonial period to the present. This gallery is filled from works by such artists as John Singer Sarent, Mary Cassart, and Winslow Homer to name a few. There is such an abundance of art from a wide range of periods and styles. There is also a stunning cafe where you can have brunch also. I would recommend this gallery to art lovers.
Capital Children's Museum is a fun and interactive museum for kids. The interior is loaded with interactive exhibits that will keep children fascinated for hours. Their attractions include a cave that you can walk through, TV, radio, and animation studios, voice synthesizers, a maze and computers that quiz kids. This is a great place to entertain you kids after a long walk through Mall museums.
This beautiful living museum located on the Mall reflects the grand manner of Victorian architecture. This permanent collection houses tropical, subtropical and desert plants. There are all kinds of plants here such as orchids, ferns, cacti, and other types of plants in a natural setting. If you have green thumb then you will enjoy this attraction.
Saint Andrews Priory School was envisioned by Queen Emma to fulfill her dream of preparing young women to be leaders in the Kingdom of Hawaii. St. Andrew's Priory School today continues her legacy of challenging girls to strive for the highest. The all-girls' K-12 school is inspired by Emma's wisdom and foresight to provide a safe and stimulating learning environment in which young women can learn, gain confidence, and embrace the opportunities to succeed in the world. I would recommend this school for families.
Hawaii Preparatory Academy is nestled in the hills of the rural community of Waimea. It has a great reputation for its outstanding academic curriculum and its wonderful research and athletic programs. Also HPA has outstanding facilities for sports, drama, and technology. Even though the tuition at this school is very pricey, it is know for its quality and excellence in education. There is something at HPA for every child. I would recommend this school to Waimea families looking for a small private school on the Big Island.
This new antique store in Waimea is located near HPA (Hawaii Preparatory Academy). This store carries all kinds of antiques from flatware to old vintage books and jewelry. This is a not a fancy antique store so don't expect anything fancy. If you like to collect memorabilia of old Waimea then this is the place to look for treasures. It has plenty of parking out front and you can browse around at the other stores next door.
Punahou School is committed to expanding the middle school experience. They opened the new Case Middle School which recreates a middle school experience in a learning environment with greater intimacy, attentiveness and responsiveness. The Luke Center for Public Service, which opened in September 2002, coordinates the community service activities of students, faculty and other members Punahou. This center was formed to support service learning across the campus and it aims to become a resource for community organizations across Hawaii and beyond. Punahou is committed to serving the public. I would recommend this school because helps students to reach their fullest potential through its programs.
There are interesting exhibits in the Madison Building of the Library of Congress. Note that this library includes threee huge structures: the Jefferson, Madison and Adams Buildings. The copyright exhibit is located on the fourth floor of the Maidson Building and features the original Barbie and Ken dolls, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s I Have a Dream speen and the statue of the Maltese falcon used in the famous film. There is also an extensive collection of rare recorded music, broadcast material and films on the sixth floor. I would recommend this library to anyone that is interested in books, American history and antiquities.