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.

Nanakuli Public Library

Nānākuli Public Library will remain OPEN regular hours during construction work on August 15 and 16, 2018.  Please pardon the inconvenience during the construction. 

Address

89-070 Farrington Highway, Waianae, HI 96792, United States
808-668-5844

About

Welcome to the Nānākuli Public Library! The new Nānākuli Public Library is located at 89-070 Farrington Highway on a 3-acre site next to Nānāikapono Elementary School. Designed by architect Glenn Miura of CDS International, the library serves the communities of Nānākuli and Māili and features a Hawaiian village theme with meeting rooms and a separate outdoor program area. The new library officially opened its doors on April 14, 2018. Learn more about the history behind the creation and construction of our newest branch.

Upcoming Events

Bear and Toy for Play Mornings

Keiki and their Ohana are invited to Nānākuli’s Playtime to play, build skills, and meet friends.

Playtime is suitable for age 3 to 5 and their adult caregivers. Children must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian.

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.

Calling all craft enthusiasts, both beginners and experts! Join Nānākuli Public Library for a special open table crafternoon. The library will provide three stations for craft making that
include: washi tape bookmarks, up-cycled pencil cups, and a portfolio document holder. Crafts and supplies will be provided. This program is suitable for ages 13 and older.

All program schedules 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.

Computer stations on a table

Classes are held Mondays 6:30pm-8:00pm

  • August 13th – Computer Basics Part 1
  • August 20th – Computer Basics Part 2
  • August 27th– Open Computer Lab

In Computer Basics Part 1, students will learn how to operate the different parts of a computer and learn about their basic functions. In Part 2, instructors will give hands on lessons on using Windows and the desktop. The Computer Basics series will end with an open lab session where students can ask instructors questions and get more practice.  A valid library card is required. Contact the reference desk to sign up.

Classes offered in September will include Introduction to the Internet and Microsoft Office Basics.

All all programs are subject to change. If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to disability, please contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

Keiki and their ʻOhana are invited to Nānākuli Public Library’s Storytime for themed stories, singing songs, and a make and take craft.  Storytime is suitable for age 3 to 5 and their families. 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.

Bear and Toy for Play Mornings

Keiki and their Ohana are invited to Nānākuli’s Playtime to play, build skills, and meet friends.

Playtime is suitable for age 3 to 5 and their adult caregivers. Children must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian.

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.

Computer stations on a table

Classes are held Mondays 6:30pm-8:00pm

  • September 10th – Introduction to the Internet
  • September 17th – Microsoft Office Basics
  • September 24th– Open Computer Lab

In the first class of this series, students will learn about the internet, and how to navigate it. In class two, students will learn basics about Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. This Computer Class series will end with an open lab session where students can ask the instructors questions and get more practice with the elements learned in these classes.  A valid library card is required. Contact the reference desk to sign up.

All all programs are subject to change. If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to disability, please contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

Join us every 2nd and 3rd Thursday evening from August to November for our Nānākuli Public Library Genealogy Workshop Series. Learn moʻolelo, research sources and tips, and preservation techniques. Every workshop will provide different topics of information and host different guest speakers. Please visit or call Nānākuli Public Library 808-668-5844 with any inquiries about this event.

 September schedule and topics:

September 13th –How to get your research started at archival repositories.

September 20th– Meet and talk story with representatives from local archives and see what their collections can offer you.

All all programs are subject to change. If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to disability, please contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

Keiki and their ʻOhana are invited to Nānākuli Public Library’s Storytime for themed stories, singing songs, and a make and take craft.  Storytime is suitable for age 3 to 5 and their families. 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.

Computer stations on a table

Classes are held Mondays 6:30pm-8:00pm

  • September 10th – Introduction to the Internet
  • September 17th – Microsoft Office Basics
  • September 24th– Open Computer Lab

In the first class of this series, students will learn about the internet, and how to navigate it. In class two, students will learn basics about Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. This Computer Class series will end with an open lab session where students can ask the instructors questions and get more practice with the elements learned in these classes.  A valid library card is required. Contact the reference desk to sign up.

All all programs are subject to change. If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to disability, please contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

Join us every 2nd and 3rd Thursday evening from August to November for our Nānākuli Public Library Genealogy Workshop Series. Learn moʻolelo, research sources and tips, and preservation techniques. Every workshop will provide different topics of information and host different guest speakers. Please visit or call Nānākuli Public Library 808-668-5844 with any inquiries about this event.

 September schedule and topics:

September 13th –How to get your research started at archival repositories.

September 20th– Meet and talk story with representatives from local archives and see what their collections can offer you.

All all programs are subject to change. If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to disability, please contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

Bear and Toy for Play Mornings

Keiki and their Ohana are invited to Nānākuli’s Playtime to play, build skills, and meet friends.

Playtime is suitable for age 3 to 5 and their adult caregivers. Children must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian.

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.

Join us for a day of career exploration and funding opportunities!

Meet representatives from various colleges, scholarship programs and vocational programs. Also learn about resources in the library to help you with career development and professional growth.

Overflow parking will be provided at the library on the day of this event.

* All programs are subject to change. If you require and auxiliary aid or accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

Computer stations on a table

Classes are held Mondays 6:30pm-8:00pm

  • September 10th – Introduction to the Internet
  • September 17th – Microsoft Office Basics
  • September 24th– Open Computer Lab

In the first class of this series, students will learn about the internet, and how to navigate it. In class two, students will learn basics about Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. This Computer Class series will end with an open lab session where students can ask the instructors questions and get more practice with the elements learned in these classes.  A valid library card is required. Contact the reference desk to sign up.

All all programs are subject to change. If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to disability, please contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

Keiki and their ʻOhana are invited to Nānākuli Public Library’s Storytime for themed stories, singing songs, and a make and take craft.  Storytime is suitable for age 3 to 5 and their families. 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.

Dungeons and Dragons game photo Knight fighting a dragon

Join Nānākuli Public Library to learn the legendary tabletop game Dungeons and Dragons!  Experienced Game Masters will instruct and guide you on the basics of this role playing game that encourages creativity and problem-solving skills. By playing, you will be able to complete a quest, grow your mind, and learn about character creation and building worlds.

Beginners and all skill levels invited. Must be 12 years or older to participate.

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 1:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday 1:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday CLOSED – CLOSED

Access

Parking spots 50
Parking fee Free
Handicap parking spots 2
Book drop off Yes
Restrooms Yes

Services

Computers 32
Magazines 16
Newspapers 4
WiFi Yes
Friends’ book store Yes
Free computer classes Yes
Meeting rooms Yes
Photocopying Yes
Test proctoring services Yes