Important Alert 1:  Pahala Public & School Library will be closed on Tuesday, September 18, 2018. The library will resume normal hours on Wednesday, September 19th. We apologize for this inconvenience to the Pahala area library users.

Important Alert 2:  Kailua-Kona Public Library will have an alternative public service schedule for October due to the International Kona Ironman Triathlon. The library will be open on Monday, October 8, 2018 from 9:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. and will be closed on Saturday, October 13th. We apologize for this inconvenience to the Kailua-Kona area library users.

I’m a teen

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Attend a teen program




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Research a homework assignment

HSPLS pays for nearly 100 licensed collections with content that is not freely available on the internet. Get homework help using our curated list specifically for teens.

Prepare for an entrance exam

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Gale’s Testing and Education Reference Center offers a variety of courses to help you prepare for various equivalency and entrance exams including…

  • GED
  • SAT / ACT
  • GRE’s / LSAT’s
  • TOEFL / TOEIC

Prepare yourself for college

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Gale offers a free set of courses to help you get your math and science skills ready for college. Go to the catalog and select “College Readiness.”

Prepare for career exams

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Gale’s Testing and Education Reference Center also helps you train for the tests you will need to pass for a variety of careers from fire fighter to air traffic controller.