Emmanuel Lutheran Schools 873-6334

520 West One Street, Kahului

Each spring we hold Open Houses for interested parents who would like to learn more about our school for the next year. Please tell your friends, neighbors and relatives about these opportunities to learn more about ELS!

K-8 Open House

Saturday, February 12


Kindergarten Open House

Thursday, March 12


Drop-in Open House

Tuesday, March 24 & Friday, March 27


Come to our school during school hours and observe our teachers

Grades 6-8 Open House

Thursday, March 26


HTA – Hawaii Technology Academy 808-676-5444

Blended Learning Charter School

Enrollment Opening in February 2015

Kindergarten thru grade 12

HTA is a blended learning public charter school, educating students statewide through a combination of online and face-to-face instruction.

Kaiser Permanente Health Education Classes 242-1608

Kaiser Permanente, Maui Lani Medical Office

My Kids Are Driving Me Crazy!

Maui Lani Medical Office

Monday, Feb. 2, 6-8 p.m.

Registration: Call 242-1608 (Good Beginnings)

All behavior has meaning.  Learn what your child may be “saying” when they are misbehaving. Christina Cowell, M.Ed, Early Childhood Educator. Free.

UHMC/OCET/EdVenture’s College for Kids 984-3231

Laulima Building, UHMC

College for Kids/College Bound Classes for Spring, 2015

Partial scholarships are available on a first come-first served basis.


Saturday, February 7


Ages 10+

Learn what good game design is, how to program simple video games with animation, use existing characters, modify program details. Focus: backgrounds, sprites, motion and sound. $49

My Own iOS App: An Introduction

Saturday, February 14


Ages: 14-18.

Learn the basic structure of an iPhone App and the tools you’ll need to create one.  By the end of class, you’ll have an App that displays graphics, updates text, and reacts to your touch. $59


Saturday, February 14


Ages 10+.

Using tools for a specific game design, students will work solo to create a 2-D version of their characters using an extended script. $59

Kids ‘n’ Cameras

Saturday, February 21

9-11:00 am

Age 10+.

Want to be the family’s best photographer? Bring your digital Point ‘n’ Shoot camera and discover great ways to create better pictures for your own use, school projects or the family album. You will learn to: compose the best photo; create fun angles and silly shots, and enjoy a friendly kid critique of your work.  $39

Minecraft in Education

Saturday, February 21


For Teachers & Parents only.

Learn the best ways to utilize this game program to engage students, increase vocabulary, illustrate concepts across a variety of subject areas; tips on how to teach team collaboration and team roles. $39 

Minecraft Level 1

Saturday, February 28


Gr. 4-7

Beyond the basics and after the Basic Minecraft class, learn beginning programming for students who already have experience with Minecraft. $59

Personal Best: Notetaking for any Subject and Study Tips the Best Students Use

Saturday,  February 28

9:30-11:30 & noon-2:00

Age 10+

Learn different ways of taking notes, organizing projects and how to study for any subject. Different materials per grade level • $75 + $10 Materials Fee

Minecraft Advanced 

Saturday, March 28


Ages 10-18

After completion of Basic Minecraft class & Minecraft Level 1, you have now mastered the basics of crafting tools, materials and even adventured into new dimensions of your world. Now take Minecraft to the next level with Mod installs, command blocks, creating theme worlds, and basic Minecraft coding. $49

How to Be a Great Babysitter!

Saturday, March 7


Age 10+.

Be prepared with fun activities, a good attitude and imagination! Learn basic First Aid for infants and youngsters, tips on child care, safety precautions and what to charge for your services. $39 + $5 materials fee.

Study & Test-Taking Tips

Saturday, March 7


Just in time for Spring tests—learn best study tips for any subject, test-taking strategies along with de-stressing activities, time management for basic review and study, and how to work in study groups. $59

The Polymers are Coming!

IN LAHAINA Saturday,  March 14


Gr. 4-7

How much water can a diaper hold? A lot more than you think! Get a blast of winter by making “snow” in Hawaii. Explore these and other science experiments.. $39 + $5 materials fee

STEAM Camp I: Whoosh & Zip! 


March 16-20


Grade 4-7

* Be an engineer by designing and building a LEGO based car and race to the digital finish line. Create a Ferris wheel or spinning carousel, forklift or tower crane. Week includes:  Minecraft, Warrior Chess, Drama-Improv, Self Defense for Kids and a Drawing Class: My Futuristic Car.   $299+$30 materials fee.

7 Habits of Effective Teens


March 16-20


Grade 8-12

A step-by-step, hands-on activities to discover best habits, teamwork & communication in relationships; boost self-image, build friendships, resist peer pressure, achieve goals-for high school, college and beyond. Included: Digital Media Class utilizing video, stop-animation. $199+ $35 materials/books fee.

Self Defense for Kids

Saturday, April 4

9:00-11:00 am

Ages 10-15

You will experience self-confidence building and assertiveness by enhancing situational awareness, learning basic self-defense moves and ways to become physically fit.  $39

The Best Colored Eggs!

Saturday, April 4


Ages 8-12 (Students 8 or 9 must have parents accompany them and stay for class).

Color eggs using natural dyes and simple materials to create unusual and innovative colors, textures and designs. $39 + $5 materials fee.

PTP: World of Work

Saturday, April 25

1:00-5:00 p.m.

Grade 11-12

High school students needing to finish your high school Personal Transitional Plan–this  is the class for you. You’ll be able to finish your Personal Statement, create Resume and job application and participate in mock interviews. $59

Pacific Whale Foundation 249-8811

Moonlight Tidepool Exploration

South Maui Tidepool

January 2 and 3, February 1 and 2

(additional dates to be announced for March, April & May)

Ages 6 and over

Pacific Whale Foundation’s marine educators invite the public to meet

some of the fascinating creatures that roam Hawaii’s tidepools at night during our Moonlight Tidepool Explorations at a South Maui tidepool.


Trail of the Whale

Various Locations and Dates

All Ages

Pacific Whale Foundation’s trained naturalists will be stationed at key points along Maui’s coast to help you locate and learn about whales from shore. Visit all four information stations and receive a free prize.

Coral Reef Information Station at Ulua Beach

Open daily (except Wednesdays and Sundays) from 8:00am – 11:00am

Pacific Whale Foundation’s free Coral Reef Information Station at Ulua Beach in Wailea is staffed by an expert marine naturalist who helps you learn about the fish and marine wildlife that you’ll see while snorkeling at this popular reef. Free use of fish i.d. cards and reference books. For information, call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1.

Exploratory Marine Science Labs


The marine education team offers a wide variety of labs and field experiences geared for classes or groups in pre-school through high school. Our team can also assemble a customized program for your specific needs and schedule. Contact Lendy Leslie at (808) 856-8341 for grades 5 and below, or Erin Iberg at (808) 856-8372 for grades 6 and above.

Pa‘ia Youth & Cultural Center

Pa‘ia Youth & Cultural Center: Building

Community Through Our Youth

PYCC, at Pa‘ia Bay


Tuesday thru Saturday

Afterschool, until 7pm, 9pm on Fridays

Ages 9 and up

During school breaks open at 11am

Drop in and discover the best youth center on Maui! KOPO 88.9FM youth radio, cooking classes, media production, skatepark, art, and recreation served daily! Skatepark is open until 9pm Thursday, Friday, Saturday. Membership is free.

Boys and Girls Clubs of Maui 242-4363

Boys and Girls Clubs of Maui – the premiere after school program

All over Maui – Kahului, Makawao, Lahaina, Haiku, Kahekili Terraces

and Paukukalo

Year Round


After school – 7pm (most clubs)

9 to 17 (some Clubs accept younger members)

Not just after school hangouts, the Boys and Girls Clubs are places where young people come to learn, develop social skills, express themselves creatively, participate in sports and a variety of other programs. The Clubs are staffed by professionals.

Haku Baldwin Center 572-9129

Animal Education

Classes for preschool, elementary and special education (by appointment only). Group sizes (6 to 25)

Humane animal education classes and tour weekly. Enjoy interacting with our animals while learning about the needs and responsibilities of taking care of dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, chickens, ducks,  and horses. Students, parents, aides and educators welcome.

Maui Center for Child Development 873-7700

[email protected]

244 Papa Place, Suite 102

Fun with Handwriting Class (Printing & Cursive)

6-Week Series At 1x/Week

All Ages

A FUN & physical program by a trained Occupational Therapist. Includes fun activities to strengthen upper body, improve pencil grasp and learn to form letters more easily and legibly! Some Insurances Accepted

Social Skills Groups: Learn Skills to be a Better Friend!

4-Week Series 1x/Week

Grades K-2 / 3-5

Your child will develop strategies to listen, communicate, problem solve, negotiate and develop good sportsmanship with peers through FUN, facilitated group activities by a therapist.

“Body Engine Program”

Kids Learn to Self- Regulate!

4-6 Week Series At 1x/Week

Grades K-2 / 3-5

Class to help kids learn about their “body engine” and learn strategies to self-calm and attend. This is particularly good for high activity children, sensitive children or low energy children and includes handouts for parents.

Behavior Management Strategies For Kids And Their Caregivers!

1-2 Hour Sessions In Home Or

Clinic Setting.


Individualized sessions with a Behavioral Specialist to work with child and family (siblings too!) to change challenging behavior patterns & create positive behavioral momentum! Sessions are customized and confidential.

Siblings Groups


All Ages

Based on “Sibshops” and run by a Behavioral Specialist. These are classes that are aimed at building a stronger relationship between siblings through fun, physical and team-building activities.

Coping Skills for Children of Separation/ Divorce

5 Session Series, 1x/Week

All Ages

A fun and effective program by a trained pediatric Clinical Social Worker to help children learn coping skills through a curriculum and specific child-oriented activities. Workbook material and strategies given to parents as well! Some Insurances Accepted

Individual Therapies for Kids & Families

Assessment, Treatment & Consultation

Occupational Therapy

Speech Therapy


Behavior Management

Some Insurances Accepted

Kihei Public Library 875-6833

Pajama Storytime

Kihei Public Library Children’s Area

Last Tuesday of Month, 7:00 p.m.

Ages 3-7

Wear your PJs and fuzzy slippers, grab your teddy bear for stories, songs and movement!

Preschool Storytime

Kihei Public Library Children’s Area

Fridays, 10:30 a.m.

Ages 3-5

Stories, songs, movement and crafts.

Toddler Storytime

Kihei Public Library Children’s Area

Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.

Geared for two year olds.

Simple stories, songs, movement and crafts just right for toddlers.

Young Volunteers Club

Kihei Public Library

Last Wednesday of each month

3:30 p.m.

Ages 7 and up

Children volunteer their time and talent to help the Library with various projects.

First Fridays Teen Literature Group

Kihei Public Library

First Friday of each month at 3:30 p.m.

Ages 13 – 19

Teens are invited to join this book club. Discuss literature, share opinions, explore ideas. Please call for more information.

Kahului Public Library 873-3097

Keiki Storytime

Kahului Library Children’s Area

Saturdays, 10:30 am

Nurture your child with the love of reading by attending a storytime session!

Wailuku Public Library  243-5766

Keiki Story Time

251 High Street, Wailuku

Every Wednesday, 10:00 am

Babies, toddlers and preschoolers accompanied by parent or caregiver. Join Auntie Tammy every Wednesday at 10 am for fun stories, songs, action rhymes and simple crafts. Children, parents and caregivers hear stories, have fun, and meet new friends. Free.

Makawao Public Library

1159 Makawao Ave, Makawao

Toddler Story Time: Auntie Ninfa

Every Thursday of the month at 10 a.m. in the Children’s Area.

Ages 2-5

Read aloud, simple crafts, songs and finger plays.

Keiki Chess Club

Ages 7-12

The first Monday of every month from 3:00-4:30 pm.

Maui Live Poets Society

Poetry Readings for ages 12 and up. The third Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m.

Family Movie Night

Every last Wednesday at 6:00pm.

Tutoring Services LLC  205-1695

Tutoring Services LLC strives to “Build a Strong Foundation” for your child. Courses are designed to fit your child’s academic needs. One child per session provides a quiet learning environment for your child to focus and achieve success! We provide quality, individualized attention with experienced teachers!

Hui Malama Learning Center 244-5911

375 Mahalani Street, Wailuku

Open enrollment for Middle School and High School throughout the school year. GED classes are year-round. New affordable tuition rates and tuition assistance available. GED Program: Career Development / Life Skills / College Prep.

Kumon Kihei-North 893-2417

[email protected]

Kumon Math & Reading

KUMON Kihei-North

Kihei Elementary School

Mondays & Thursdays

2:30-5:30pm, year round

All ages

Math & Reading Supplement.

WooHawaii Tutoring & Educational Services 344-8468

[email protected]

95 E. Lipoa ST, Kihei

Academic Tutoring/Homework Help/ ACT & SAT Prep


8 am – 5 pm

K-College Level

Academic Tutoring/Homework Help/ ACT & SAT Prep.

PATCH (808) 839-1988

Preschool Open Doors (POD)

03/01/15 and 4/31/15

Monday thru Friday

7:30a.m to 4:30p.m.

4 & 5 year old children

Preschool Open Doors Open Enrollment.

Tutu and Me Traveling Preschool 249-2430

Early Childhood Education Program

Kahului, Upcountry, Kihei, and Lahaina


8:30am – 10:30am

Age 0-5 years old

Tutu and Me is a free early childhood program for children ages birth to five and their caregivers. Tutu and Me provides learning opportunities for children’s social, language/literacy, cognitive, physical, and emotional development.

TIFFE 575-2659

FREE Keiki Play Mornings

Mondays – Wailuku at Wai’ale Park behind Walgreens.

Tuesdays – Kula Park behind the Fire Station near swings.

Wednesdays – Kihei at Kamaole Beach III.

Observation of holidays & breaks similar to public school; call for details.

9:30 – 11:30am

Birth – 5 years old

FREE Keiki Play Mornings is hosted by experienced parent educator, Megan Ramirez. The program invites all families/caregivers with children ages 0-5 years old to come join us for open play, songs, a simple snack, and a dash of positive parenting strategies.

Makawao Drop in Center 446-6928

29 Olinda Road, Makawao


10-12:30 on Mondays & Wednesdays

Age 2-5 yrs

Jump into fun with a part-time preschool alternative. Sponge painting, bubble art, a tree fort, a butterfly sticker hunt, these are just some of the things students will be able to do while exploring the world around them and learning through play.

Heavenly Children’s Daycare 298-7217

[email protected]


Monday- Friday, 7:00AM-5:00PM

Ages are 1-5 Years of Age

Wonderful in-home daycare for your child provided by a loving stay at home mom. Certified in CPR & Fist Aid, Fun indoor & outdoor activities, excellent rates, & Educational Activities.

West Maui Mountains Watershed Partnership 661-6600

[email protected]

Watershed Defenders

Waihe’e Ridge Trail
Ongoing or by request
All Ages
Help remove strawberry guava along the trail and stop the spread of this aggressive weed. This informative volunteer trip is a way to learn about the watershed and effects of invasive plants. Call to sign up for public trips or gather your community/school group to schedule your own.

East Maui Watershed Partnership 573-6999

What’s in a Watershed?

Your classroom or our watershed Ongoing or by request
3rd Grade-Adult
Let us come into your classroom and bring our watershed to you. Students will learn hands-on where their water comes from and why watersheds are important. Hikes into the watershed also available by request.

Bailey House Museum 244-3326

Bailey House Museum

2375-A Main Street


Monday through Saturday

10:00am to 4:00pm

All Ages

The Bailey House Museum, also known as Hale Ho’ike’ike, is located in historic Wailuku Town on the way into ‘Iao Valley on the ancient royal compound of the ruling chiefs of Maui. Our museum preserves and displays the history and heritage of Maui.

Maui Family Guidance Center/ State of Hawaii/ Dept. of Health   Dr. Virginia Shaw 243-1252

[email protected]

Children’s Mental Health

Monday thru Friday

7:45a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

All year long, Ages 3-20

Wailuku, HI

Do you have a child with an emotional or behavioral challenge? We provide services to support children and youth with mental health needs.

Maui AIDS Foundation 242-4900

HIV Testing

FREE, anonymous & confidential 20 minute HIV oral swab

Testing sites Island wide: Lahaina, Kihei, Hali’imaile & Hana

Wailuku Free Rapid HIV & HCV (Hep C) testing Monday- Friday

Young adults and teens, under the age of 30, continue to be at risk, with those between the ages of 13 and 29 accounting for 34% of new HIV infections. KNOWLEDGE IS POWER…KNOW YOUR STATUS.

Child and Family Services 877-6888

24-hour hotline 873-8264

[email protected]

Maui Sexual Assault Center

392 N. Market Street, Wailuku

All ages

The Maui Sexual Assault Center (MSAC), a program of Child & Family Service, offers a continuum of free services to children, youth, adults and families that have been affected by sexual violence in Maui County. We provide crisis intervention and outreach, support, education and clinical therapy to victims and their families.