Branch alerts

North Kohala Public Library will be closed today, Tuesday, January 14, 2020, due to insufficient staffing. We apologize for this inconvenience to our North Kohala library users.

The Naalehu Public Library is currently without internet connectivity, including public wireless access, due to technical difficulties. Library staff are troubleshooting and working with service providers to restore services as soon as possible. HSPLS understands the importance of restoring this service to our library users we apologize for any inconvenience this has caused and we are working concertedly to restore services as soon as possible.

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The Naalehu Public Library reopened on October 3, 2019 in a temporary location in the Naalehu State Office Building as part of the long-awaited Naalehu Public Library expansion project.

The Naalehu Public Library expansion project is a partnership between the Hawaii State Public Library System, the Friends of the Library of Hawaii, and the United States Department of Agriculture that provided grant funding to expand the building. Expected to take a year to complete, the new library will be triple the size of the current library.

Naalehu Public Library will continue the same public service schedule, except on Hawaii County Council Committee and Council Meeting days when available services may be adjusted to accommodate Council sessions. Except for these meeting dates, the Naalehu Public Library’s hours will be Monday and Wednesday 9:00am – 5:00pm, Tuesday and Thursday 10:00am – 6:00pm, Friday 12:00pm – 5:00pm. Closed on Saturday and Sunday. For more details, please visit: https://www.librarieshawaii.org/branch/naalehu-public-library/

The Laupahoehoe Public & School Library is currently without public wireless access due to technical difficulties. Library staff are troubleshooting and working with service providers to restore services as soon as possible. HSPLS understands the importance of restoring this service to our library users. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused and we are working concertedly to restore services as soon as possible.

Kapaa Public Library will be without public phone service as of Monday, January 13, 2020 until further notice. We apologize for this inconvenience to the Kapaa area library users.

As of Wednesday, January 15, 2020, Hana Public and School Library is without Internet access and wi-fi. Services will be restored as soon as possible. We apologize for this inconvenience to our Hana Library users.