Message from the Head of School


It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to Maui Preparatory Academy. Our school was founded in 2005 and despite its young existence, offers excellence in three major areas: academics, performing arts, and athletics.  Our mission and vision establish a culture of excellence that focuses on building strong RELATIONSHIPS, EMPOWERMENT, and RELEVANCE.  These characteristics, along with our commitment to living out Aloha, holistically encompass the whole student. We are driven to offer every opportunity to our West Maui community and beyond. 

The Graham Center for Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship (completed in 2019) equips our students with the tools to learn beyond the confines of the classroom. This space provides the ability to develop new ideas and discover unique ways of looking at problems as well as the freedom to innovate, create solutions, and enhance the world around us. 

The Bozich Center for Athletics and Performing Arts (completed 2020) creates opportunities for both performing artists and athletes to access and benefit from an already sustainable and successful program. This center also provides Maui Prep the opportunity to extend itself to the West Maui and island community at large. Maui Prep is excited by our long-lasting partnership with our students and families as well as continuing our relationship with our almost 150 alumni around the world. 

As a native of Burbank, California, and alum of the Rossier School of Education from the University of Southern California (USC), I’ve specifically prepared, researched, and published my dissertation on educational management and fostering leadership sustainability in Hawaiian K-12 schools. As a Head of School, I have the ability to work with a wonderful administration, faculty, staff, families, and students. I’m excited to lead the way working in unison with our Board of Trustees to further enhance and supersede expectations for our entire Maui Prep community. 

Welcome to the Maui Prep ‘Ohana. You’ll find a kind, deeply connected community that thrives on making a difference in the lives of our students and on Maui.


With Much Aloha,

Dr. Miguel Alejandro Solis

Head of School

Proven educator and leader with a commitment to student growth, development, and academic excellence.