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.

Kealakekua Public Library

Address

81-6619 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua, HI 96750, United States
808-323-7585

About

Welcome to the Kealakekua Public Library! Designed by architect Howard Redfearn, our library opened on Oct. 14, 1950. The original portion of our library was built with native lava rock and ohia logs. Located in West Hawaii, our library serves residents from Keauhou-Kona to Ocean View in the Ka`u District.

Upcoming Events

Mamma Mia here we go again movie poster

It’s Mamma Mia 2!

It’s 1979 and Donna is off on a serie of adventures throughout Europe where she meets Harry, Bill and Sam — the latter whom she falls in love with. In the present day, Donna’s daughter, Sophie, dreams of renovating a tavern while reuniting with her mother’s old friends and boyfriends on the Greek island of Kalokairi.

This film is Rated PG-13 and is proudly supported by Friends of the Libraries, Kona. Free, freshly popped popcorn will be served and beverages in closed containers are permitted.

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.

Cody Landstrom magic cards

Join us for a FREE interactive magic show with guest performer Cody Landstrom! Magic for all ages! Featuring sleight of hand, juggling, cowboy rope tricks, a balancing act, audience participation, and tons of laughter and fun!

This program is proudly supported by Friends of the Libraries, Kona (F.O.L.K.).

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.

Girl holding instant snow

It doesn’t just snow on Mauna Kea, it snows in the library too! Make your own snow in this science experiment! This program is suitable for ages 4+. Young children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

This program is proudly sponsored by Friends of the Libraries, Kona (F.O.L.K.)

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.

 

Disney's Christopher Robin movie poster

Christopher Robin — now a family man living in London — receives a surprise visit from his old childhood pal, Winnie-the-Pooh. With Christopher’s help, Pooh embarks on a journey to find his friends — Tigger, Eeyore, Owl, Piglet, Rabbit, Kanga and Roo. Once reunited, the lovable bear and the gang travel to the big city to help Christopher rediscover the joy of life.

This film is Rated PG and is proudly supported by Friends of the Libraries, Kona. Free, freshly popped popcorn will be served and beverages in closed containers are permitted.

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.

preschool storytime

In lieu of storytime this month, come pick up a storytime packet at the circulation desk.

Storytime promotes early literacy and brain development through increased knowledge, vocabulary, imagination, and concentration.

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.

Disney's movie Lady and the Tramp

Lady is a pampered cocker spaniel. Her owners have a baby and her comfortable life slips away. When, after some tense circumstances, Lady finds herself on the loose and out on the street, she is befriended and protected by the tough stray mutt Tramp. A romance begins to blossom between the two dogs, but their many differences, along with more drama at Lady’s household, threaten to keep them apart. This film is Rated G.

Free popcorn will be served and beverages in closed containers are permitted.

This program is proudly sponsored by Friends of the Libraries, Kona. (F.O.L.K.)

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.

Block Printing Valentine's card

Join us for a block printing class and make your valentine a special card! This program is suitable for teens+ and is limited to the first 6 patrons. All materials will be provided.

Program size is limited. RSVP is required. RSVP online for this event by selecting the RSVP function. Reservation period will close on February 5th, while availability lasts. Please call the library (808-323-7585) or visit if reservation assistance is needed.

This program is proudly sponsored by Friends of the Libraries, Kona. (F.O.L.K.)

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.

Leather key fob

Want to learn about leather crafting and make some unique pieces? Join us for this series. In this first class, you will learn about tooling, stamping, and staining, and will walk away with this simple key fob. This 1-hour program is suitable for ages 12+ and is limited to the first 12 patrons. All materials will be provided.

Program size is limited. RSVP is required. RSVP online for this event by selecting the RSVP function. Reservation period will close on February 7th, while availability lasts. Please call the library (808-323-7585) or visit if reservation assistance is needed.

This program is proudly sponsored by Friends of the Libraries, Kona. (F.O.L.K.)

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.

The Princess Bride movie poster

A fairy tale adventure about a beautiful young woman and her one true love. He must find her after a long separation and save her. They must battle the evils of the mythical kingdom of Florin to be reunited with each other. Based on the William Goldman novel “The Princess Bride” which earned its own loyal audience. This film is Rated PG.

Free popcorn will be served and beverages in closed containers are permitted.

This program is proudly sponsored by Friends of the Libraries, Kona. (F.O.L.K.)

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.

Notting Hill movie poster

William Thacker is a London bookstore owner whose humdrum existence is thrown into romantic turmoil when famous American actress Anna Scott appears in his shop. A chance encounter over spilled orange juice leads to a kiss that blossoms into a full-blown affair. As the average bloke and glamorous movie star draw closer and closer together, they struggle to reconcile their radically different lifestyles in the name of love. This film is Rated PG-13.

Free popcorn will be served and beverages in closed containers are permitted.

This program is proudly sponsored by Friends of the Libraries, Kona. (F.O.L.K.)

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.

Origami boxes

Boxes, boxes everywhere. Learn how to make these beautiful origami boxes! This 1-hour program is suitable for teens+ and is limited to the first 8 patrons. All materials will be provided.

Program size is limited. RSVP is required. RSVP online for this event by selecting the RSVP function. Reservation period will close on February 21st, while availability lasts. Please call the library (808-323-7585) or visit if reservation assistance is needed.

This program is proudly sponsored by Friends of the Libraries, Kona. (F.O.L.K.)

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.

Casablanca movie poster

Join us for this classic love tale!

Rick Blaine, who owns a nightclub in Casablanca, discovers his old flame Ilsa is in town with her husband, Victor Laszlo. Laszlo is a famed rebel, and with Germans on his tail, Ilsa knows Rick can help them get out of the country. This film is Rated PG.

Free popcorn will be served and beverages in closed containers are permitted.

This program is proudly sponsored by Friends of the Libraries, Kona. (F.O.L.K.)

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 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Thursday 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday CLOSED – CLOSED
Sunday CLOSED – CLOSED

Access

Parking spots 14
Parking fee Free
Handicap parking spots 1
Book drop off Yes
Restrooms Yes

Services

Computers 10
Magazines 23
Newspapers 2
WiFi Yes
Friends’ book store No
Free computer classes No
Meeting rooms No
Photocopying Yes
Test proctoring services No