Pahala Public and School Library


96-3150 Pikake St, Pahala, HI 96777, United States
Photo of Pahala Public and School Library


Pahala Public and School Library was built in 1963 and renovated for handicapped accessibility in 1994. The library is 4000-sq. ft. and has 7 public parking stalls. Home to the Ka’u History Collection, patrons are able to make an appointment to use this collection. Please contact library for further information.

Ohana Readers and Imagination Library logosThe Pahala Public and School Library participates in ʻOhana Readers, a literacy program that focuses on reading with family as an affiliate program of Dolly Partonʻs Imagination Library. The program offers high-quality, age-appropriate Imagination Library books each month to children who are under the age of five.

Dolly Partonʻs Imagination Library program is a ZIP code based mailing program. Families must live a specific Hawaii Island ZIP codes to participate.

To register, click your ZIP code to download the registration form or visit the branch. You may return the form by mail or drop it off at the branch. The participating library will also offer programs that complement the books the children receive, and will provide other activities to promote literacy and reading.

For more information, visit the ‘Ohana Readers website.


Date Time
Monday 9:00AM-1:00PM & 2:00PM-4:00PM -
Tuesday 10:00AM-1:00PM & 2:00PM-6:00PM -
Wednesday 9:00AM-1:00PM & 2:00PM-4:00PM -
Thursday 10:00AM-1:00PM & 2:00PM-6:00PM -
Friday 12:00PM - 4:00PM


Parking spots 6
Parking fee Free
Handicap parking spots 2
Book drop off Yes
Restrooms Yes


Computers 27
Magazines 13
Newspapers 1
WiFi Yes
Friends' book store No
Free computer classes Yes
Meeting rooms No
Photocopying Yes
Test proctoring services No

In State observance of the King Kamehameha I Day holiday, all public libraries will be closed on Tuesday, June 11, 2024.

In State observance of the Memorial Day holiday, all public libraries will be closed May 25 to 27, 2024.