Keaau Public and School Library

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16-571 Keaau Pahoa Rd, Keaau, HI 96749, United States
Keaau Public and School Library


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 at this branch

"Year of the Forest Birds" logo

2024 is officially Ka Makahiki o Nā Manu Nahele (Year of the Forest Birds). Staff from the Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Division of Forestry & Wildlife will share information about Hawai‘i’s birds, the threats they face, and efforts to resist extinction. The interactive program will also allow you to hear the different birdsongs, watch a brief documentary featuring hula and other practices related to forest birds, take a virtual field trip to a conservation center, and view some creative clips of a youth video challenge on forest birds. Stickers and activity sheets will be offered.

This free one-hour event is suitable for ages 5 and older.

For a complete schedule of “Year of the Forest Birds” programs, view our online events calendar.

Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service, or activity should contact library staff as soon as possible. Advance requests 48 hours or more before the event are encouraged, but not required. Program schedule is subject to change.


Date Time
Monday 9:00AM-12:00PM & 1:00PM-4:00PM -
Tuesday 12:00PM-4:00PM & 5:00PM-7:00PM -
Wednesday 9:00AM-12:00PM & 1:00PM-4:00PM -
Thursday 12:00PM-4:00PM & 5:00PM-7:00PM -
Friday 12:00PM - 4:00PM


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

In State observance of the King Kamehameha I Day holiday, all public libraries will be closed on Tuesday, June 11, 2024.

In State observance of the Memorial Day holiday, all public libraries will be closed May 25 to 27, 2024.