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.

Use the library’s Wi-Fi

Yes! We have free Wi-Fi!

Our Wi-Fi network name"PatronHSPLS"
Participating branchesAll
HoursUntil 15 minutes before branch closes

The Hawaii State Public Library System is pleased to offer free Wi-Fi access to cardholders in all 51 library branches.

Library users may access the Wi-Fi in the public service areas of the library during open hours with a valid HSPLS library card.

How do I use it?

1. Find Wi-Fi signal
Each device (tablet, laptop, smart phone, etc…) requires a slightly different process for connecting to Wi-Fi. Please follow the directions required by your device to identify and receive Wi-Fi signals.

2. Locate our network, “PatronHSPLS”
Once your device finds our PatronHSPLS Wi-Fi network, you will need to enter your library card number and PIN number.

3. Agree to our terms
Next you will need to agree to the HSPLS Internet acceptable use and wireless security disclaimer and use policies. Please be sure to read the policies, which describe appropriate usage in the library, as well as risks and benefits of using the service.

Please note that the Wi-Fi access is ended 15 minutes before the library closes, so be sure to save any work or processes that are online before this time.