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.

Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

The Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped and Waikiki-Kapahulu Public Library are OPEN regular hours while construction is being done on the Ala Wai Golf Course Access Road.  Due to the ongoing road construction work in front of the libraries, their parking lots may be inaccessible between August 7 to 10, 2018.  Street parking is available in the vicinity of both libraries.  Sorry for the inconvenience.


402 Kapahulu Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815, United States


Welcome to the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (LBPH)! Designed by architect George W. McLaughlin, the library opened in its present location in 1961. LBPH serves a dual role as a branch library of HSPLS and as a Regional Library for the National Library Service for the Blind & Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress. LBPH features a Radio Reading Service which provides live readings of Honolulu Star-Advertiser news articles on closed circuit radio as well as Longs Drug Store and grocery ads, plus selected health, business and other news stories from local publications.

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Date Time
Monday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Friday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM


Parking spots 15
Parking fee Free
Handicap parking spots 1
Book drop off No
Restrooms Yes


Computers 4
Magazines 44
Newspapers 3
WiFi Yes
Friends’ book store No
Free computer classes No
Meeting rooms No
Photocopying No
Test proctoring services No