ALERT:  Hana Public and School Library will be open with modified hours for the following dates:  8/13/18 to 8/14/18 8am-11am, 8/15/18 to 8/16/18 11am-2pm; 8/20/18 8am-11am, 8/21/18 8am-4pm, 8/22/18 to 8/23/18 11am-2pm; 8/27/18 8am-11am.  The library will be closed on 8/17/18 to observe the Statehood Day holiday.  The library will resume normal public service hours on Tuesday, 8/28/18.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

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

Kihei Community Association logo

In order to assure that Kihei remains an excellent place to live and visit, the President of the Kihei Community Association (KCA), Mike Moran, has worked tirelessly over the past 5 years with county government, law enforcement, and other county organizations, businesses and individuals like you on growth, safety, infrastructure and quality of life issues.  Mike will talk about the history and work of the KCA, share his vast knowledge of South Kihei and related issues, and allow for questions and answers.  This program will be facilitated by Daniel Kanahele, a South Maui resident.

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.

In order to ensure that Kihei remains an excellent place to live, work, and visit, the President of the Kihei Community Association (KCA), Mike Moran, has been working tirelessly over the last 5 years with county government, law enforcement, other community associations, businesses and individuals like you to promote growth, safety, infrastructure and quality of life issues.  Mike will talk about the history of the KCA, share his vast knowledge of South Kihei and related issues, and allow time for questions and answers.  This program will be facilitated by Daniel Kanahele, a South Maui resident.

Classics Illustrated

Papa Lopaka (Robert DeVinck) is a writer, English literature scholar, and long-time reader of classic books.  Come enjoy a dramatic reading of the Classics Illustrated comic book of Tales of the Brothers Grimm, projected on a large screen.  Following the reading, Papa will  encourage children to read the original book.   Small snacks are included (refreshments provided by the Kay A. Edwards Memorial Fund.)

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

 

 

Stories for Toddlers

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.

American Sign Language ASL

Loretta Finegan-Nelson is a Deaf Educator who loves children and promoting literacy.  ASL Storytime will provide an opportunity for deaf and hearing children and their families to come together and celebrate American Sign Language and English in a new fun way.  Learn ASL vocabulary connected to the children’s book, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do You See, by Bill Martin Jr.  Afterwards children will create a craft related to the book.  All young children must be accompanied by an 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.

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.

LEGO LEAHI

Come enjoy an evening of LEGO® play. Get your creative juices flowing and build creations based on a theme (to be announced at the program). Show off what you can do and see what others come up with. All materials supplied, and LEGO® creations will remain on display for 3 weeks following the program. Young children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.  Sponsored by the Kay A. Edwards Memorial Fund.

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.

Wayne Watkins

Join musician and early-education specialist, Uncle Wayne Watkins for a rollicking good time!  Songs, laughter, learning and fun, spot-on for toddlers and preschoolers.

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.

jigsaw children

Puzzles help children to develop eye-hand coordination, problem solving, fine motor skills, social skills and cognitive skills.  But best of all, puzzles are fun!  Come enjoy puzzles and building toys geared for young children.

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 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