Important Alert #1:  The Hilo Public Library's restrooms, except for those in the Children's Section, are not in service as of Friday, January 11, 2019. No ADA restrooms are available at this time. The estimated time of repair is Wednesday, January 16, 2019.  We apologize for this inconvenience to our Hilo library patrons.

Important Alert #2:  The Kaneohe Public Library will be closed for approximately one month, starting January 2, 2019 for a parking lot improvement project.  The book drop will be closed from 10 a.m. on Monday, December 31, 2018  and remain closed until the library reopens. During the closure, borrowed items may be returned to any public library. Updates on the reopening of the Kaneohe Public Library will be posted on our website. We apologize for this inconvenience to our Kaneohe library users.

Honokaa Public Library

Address

45-3380 Mamane St, Bldg #3, Honokaa, HI 96727
808-775-8881

About

Welcome to the Honokaa Public Library! Our small 3,040-sq. ft. plantation-style building was built in 1936 and opened on June 5, 1937. One treasure in our collection is a photocopy of the original ships’ logs that brought Portuguese immigrants to Hawaii Island. Our library is the only place in the community that rents DVDs!

Upcoming Events

Boys and girls of all ages are welcome to join us for lego club!

We provide the legos and children create the lego worlds.

This program is free and is suitable for all ages. *Please contact the library 7 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if other special accommodation is needed.

clipart image depicting glue scissors paper

Honokaa Library hosts a drop in craft available for any age patron.   Crafts vary from week to week so it will always be a surprise what will be happening next!  Join us for this community program.

This program is free and is suitable for all ages. *Please contact the library 7 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if other special accommodation is needed.

Clock with a cup of coffee

Join us for coffee and tea with conversation or a good book to read.  Staff at Honokaa Library will offer free coffee and tea to start your weekend off right.  Meet someone or new or spend time with old friends.

This program is free and is suitable for all ages. *Please contact the library 7 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if other special accommodation is needed.

 

Movie reel

Join us for a children’s movie every Monday.

This program is free and is suitable for all ages.

*Please contact the library 7 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if other special accommodation is needed.

Keiki Storytime

Join us for a read aloud and a hands-on craft weekly at the library.

Children of all ages and their care givers are welcome to participate.   Creating a community of children through reading and art is our goal in this program. No sign up is required.

All programs are subject to change.  If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to disability, please contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

Bookworm story time logo with sponsorship by PACT and Prevent Child Abuse Hawaii

Please join us for an hour a week where a librarian reads age-appropriate books to youngsters and then we do a fun craft together.

This program is free and is suitable for all ages. *Please contact the library 7 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if other special accommodation is needed.

Book Club

Join the Friends of the Library Book Club! This month we’ll be reading Fascism: A Warning by Madeleine Albright. This program is brought to you by the Friends of the Hamakua Libraries – Honokaa. Copies may be available for pickup at the library.

All programs are subject to change. If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

Calendar Gift Bag Making

Local eco-crafter Evelyn Nakamura will demonstrate another “green” craft by recycling old calendar pages. She will show you how they can be reborn as useful, attractive gift bags that can be used for gifts, favors or goodies. Evelyn will use a process that can be applied to any size or type of paper. She will also discuss additional ways to use old calendars. This 90-minute program is suitable for ages 11 and older. Seating is limited. RSVP is required.

All programs are subject to change. If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

Hours

Date Time
Monday 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Saturday CLOSED – CLOSED
Sunday CLOSED – CLOSED

Access

Parking spots 0
Parking fee Free
Handicap parking spots 1
Book drop off Yes
Restrooms Yes

Services

Computers 6
Magazines 12
Newspapers 4
WiFi Yes
Friends’ book store No
Free computer classes No
Meeting rooms No
Photocopying Yes
Test proctoring services No