Important Alert #1:  The Hilo Public Library's restrooms, except for those in the Children's Section, are not in service as of Friday, January 11, 2019. No ADA restrooms are available at this time. The estimated time of repair is Wednesday, January 16, 2019.  We apologize for this inconvenience to our Hilo library patrons.

Important Alert #2:  The Kaneohe Public Library will be closed for approximately one month, starting January 2, 2019 for a parking lot improvement project.  The book drop will be closed from 10 a.m. on Monday, December 31, 2018  and remain closed until the library reopens. During the closure, borrowed items may be returned to any public library. Updates on the reopening of the Kaneohe Public Library will be posted on our website. We apologize for this inconvenience to our Kaneohe library users.

Nanakuli Public Library

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

Computer stations on a table

Join us for a series of the computer classes for beginners wanting to learn the basics of how to operate and efficiently use a windows computer. 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 February will include Introduction to the Internet, Microsoft Word Basics, and Microsoft Excel Basics.

Classes are held on Thursday’s from 6:30pm-8:00pm
January 10th – Computer Basics: Intro to the Computer
January 17th – Computer Basics: Intro to Windows
January 24th– Open Computer Lab

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

goose holding storyboook

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.

Family movie

Join Nānākuli Public Library for a special screening of the movie Mulan. A Chinese maiden disguises herself as a man so that she can fight invading Huns. During an ambush, Mulan proves herself to be a brave and fearless leader.

Bring your own drinks and snacks to enjoy during the movie. This program is open to children and their families. Children under the age of 5 must be accompanied by an adult.

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.

large red heart made of smaller hearts

Create a hand-made Valentine for that special someone in your life. This program is suitable for all ages. Children 5 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Supplies will be provided.

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

Various tabletop games

Join us for table top gaming including giant Jenga, checkers, and Yatzee; classics such as Life and Battleship; and some new games.

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.

 

goose holding storyboook

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 Thursday’s from 6:30pm to 8:00pm

  • February 21th– Introduction to the Internet
  • February 28th – Microsoft Word Basics
  • March 7th– Microsoft Excel Basics

This series of computer classes is for computer novices who want to learn how to effectively and efficiently use the Internet, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel. 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.

goose holding storyboook

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.

Various perler crafts such as pokemon, superheroes, and walking dead characters.

Come and create Perler crafts at Nānākuli Public Library. During this program, teens will be instructed on how to make their favorite pop culture characters using Perler beads. Perler beads are small, heat interactive beads that can be fused together to create your own work of art. This program is free and open to teens ages 11 to 18.

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.

Computer stations on a table

Classes are held Thursday’s from 6:30pm to 8:00pm

  • February 21th– Introduction to the Internet
  • February 28th – Microsoft Word Basics
  • March 7th– Microsoft Excel Basics

This series of computer classes is for computer novices who want to learn how to effectively and efficiently use the Internet, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel. 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.

Computer stations on a table

Classes are held Thursday’s from 6:30pm to 8:00pm

  • February 21th– Introduction to the Internet
  • February 28th – Microsoft Word Basics
  • March 7th– Microsoft Excel Basics

This series of computer classes is for computer novices who want to learn how to effectively and efficiently use the Internet, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel. 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.

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