Kihei Public Library

Address

35 Waimahaihai St, Kihei, HI 96753, United States
808-875-6833

About

Welcome to the Kihei Public Library! Our current 18,700 sq.-ft. library building opened on Apr. 24, 1996. With more than 22,000 registered patrons, we have the second highest circulation figures in Maui County. A traditional Hawaiian fishing shrine featured on the South Maui Heritage Trail is located outside the library.


Upcoming events at this branch

Treasure chest

Just before the Summer Reading Program starts on June 1st, come in and pick out a prize from the Treasure Box!  (There’s a treasure box for toddlers too).  Prizes are small toys, trinkets, “gems” and little surprises.  You can pick out one prize each day you visit the library from May 1-31.  Prizes courtesy of the Kay A. Edwards Memorial Fund.

 

Stories for Toddlers
  • May 23, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until December 31, 2020

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  • Contact: 808-875-6833

Simple stories, songs, movement and crafts just right for toddlers!  Children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver.

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.

Stories for Preschoolers

Stories, songs, movement and crafts especially for preschoolers!
Children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver.
Program 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.

 

Jim Manning or Jungle Jim

Love Star Wars?  Come join Jedi Jim (Jim Manning, aka “Jungle Jim”) for Star Wars Jedi Knight Training, including Jedi Force Magic, the Laser Balloon Barrage and an epic lightsaber duel!  As part of the 2019 Summer Reading Program, ”A Universe of Stories,” Jedi Jim encourages literacy and reinforces the joy of being at the library.  Get ready for fun… magic, comedy, balloons and audience participation, just right for 4 – 9 year olds.

Sponsored by Maui Friends of the Library and the Kay A. Edwards Memorial Fund.

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

Uncle Wayne

Celebrate the 2019 Summer Reading Program, “A Universe of Stories” with Maui’s own Uncle Wayne and the Howling Dog Band!  Get ready to sing, dance, laugh, learn and have a rollicking good time! For over two decades, Uncle Wayne has shared his music with the children of Hawaii.  He combines his professional career in early childhood education and his extensive knowledge of child development with a love and passion for music to create a dynamic experience for children and their families.

Sponsored by Maui Friends of the Library.  Program 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.

Slack key guitarist Jeff Peterson

In Celebration of the 2019 Summer Reading Program!

Jeff Peterson will perform guitar tunes that celebrate Polynesian navigation, the Haleakalā mountain, the Aurora Borealis, and play original music including “Hawaiian Skies” from “The Descendants” film soundtrack. Jeff will also share stories of this grandfather who was a lecturer at the Bishop Museum Planetarium.

Jeff was born on Maui and introduced to the rich heritage of Hawaiian music by his father on the Haleakalā Ranch. He has contributed to two Grammy Award-winning recordings and has been honored with nine Na Hōkū Hanohano Awards.

This free 45-minute program is suitable for all ages. Young children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library of Hawai‘i and the 2019 Summer Reading Sponsors. This program is a production of the University of Hawaii at Manoa Outreach College’s Statewide Cultural Extension Program with funding and support provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, and the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

If you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days prior to the program date. We will make every attempt to fulfill all requests for accommodations. All programs are subject to change.

Maui Science Center; Astronaut

50 years ago Apollo 11 landed on the moon!  To observe this momentous occasion, and in celebration of Summer Reading Program, Maui Science Center offers a set of engaging, hands-on Earth and Space science experiences with connections to technology, society and science.  Bring your imagination, creativity and questions!   For ages 7 and up.
Sponsored by Maui Friends of the Library.

If you need an auxiliary aid / service or other accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days prior to the program date.  We will make every attempt to fulfill all equests for accommodations.  All programs are subject to change.  For a list of upcoming
library events, visit www.librarieshawaii.org/events.

 

 

Hours

Date Time
Monday CLOSED - CLOSED
Tuesday 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday CLOSED - CLOSED

Access

Parking spots 63
Parking fee Free
Handicap parking spots 3
Book drop off Yes
Restrooms Yes

Services

Computers 13
Magazines 103
Newspapers 8
WiFi Yes
Friends' book store No
Free computer classes No
Meeting rooms No
Photocopying Yes
Test proctoring services Yes