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.

Keaau Public and School Library


16-571 Keaau Pahoa Rd, Keaau, HI 96749, United States


Welcome to the Keaau Public & School Library! Designed by Matsunaga, Sako, and Associates/Architects, Inc., we’re located on Keaau Middle School campus, and opened on Sept. 30, 1974. In 2014, we offered temporary free 24/7 Wi-Fi to Puna residents during June 27th lava flow and Hurricane Iselle’s devastation. Our library celebrated its 40th Anniversary on Nov. 25, 2014.

Upcoming Events

Q tip art with house, tree and sun

Come to this creative, fun and family-friendly event, where you can let your inner artist and imagination loose.  Bad Art Night reminds us that we are all creative.  We can all enjoy making things and doing art for the sheer fun of it.  Remember the more OUTRAGEOUS the BETTER your creation will be!  Craft supplies will be provided.  All ages are welcome.  Young children will need to be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Program schedule is 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.


Date Time
Monday 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Tuesday 1:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Thursday 1:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Friday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM


Parking spots 3
Parking fee Free
Handicap parking spots 2
Book drop off Yes
Restrooms Yes


Computers 8
Magazines 64
Newspapers 2
WiFi Yes
Friends’ book store No
Free computer classes No
Meeting rooms Yes
Photocopying Yes
Test proctoring services Yes