For immediate release.

Kama’aina Kids is addressing the needs of Hawaii’s keiki for this new environment in the wake of COVID-19 by implementing the Kama’aina Kids Distance Learning Enrichment program to keep the curious minds of our keiki alive during summer. Kama’aina Kids Distance Learning,  provides students (K-5th) with daily access to online instructors and technology. We want to help the students be prepared to meet and exceed school expectations no matter what the landscape of the upcoming school year looks like. As the largest childcare organization in the state, we feel it is our responsibility to help keiki grow and succeed together.  Kama’aina Kids has partnered with a grant from Belxcel, community businesses, and private donors to provide an evidence-based distance learning program for your child at all Summer Care locations. The Distance Learning program and all materials are included in the cost of the  Summer Care tuition for the month of July. Tuition assistance is available to eligible families. 

Students will experience: 

  • Curriculum designed by Scholastics that includes a rotating schedule of Math, English Language Arts, Enrichment, & virtual field trips. 
  • Social-Emotional and Wellness 
  • On-site use of technology & devices, worksheets and workbooks 
  • Qualified teachers & instructors 
  • Virtual field trips from around the world 
  • No homework 
  • FUN!!! 

To learn more about the School Age (k-5th) Summer Care, Distance Learning Enrichment program, and tuition assistance, please visit Kamaʻaina Kids website, www.kamaainakids.comand don’t forget to visit Kama‘aina Kids on Facebook to see pictures of the exciting programs currently offered. To enroll your infant to preschool-aged children, please contact the director of your preferred site. School-aged children can be enrolled online. 

About Kamaʻaina Kids Kamaʻaina Kids has been a nonprofit organization since it first opened its doors at Heʻeia State Park in 1987. It is currently one of the largest childcare providers in the State of Hawaiʻi, serving nearly 10,000 children and families with 1,200 employees across all its divisions at 100 locations statewide from Līhuʻe to Hilo.