Doris Todd Christian Academy 579-9237
Saturday, February 8, 9:00 am
Preschool – Grade 8
Please join us for our Open House. It is a great opportunity to learn more about Doris Todd Christian Academy and to visit the classrooms. For more information please contact the office at 579-9237 or email@example.com.
Pacific Whale Foundation
249-8811, ext. 1
SeaWees: Ocean Edventure for Little Ones
Pacific Whale Foundation’s Discovery Center
February 26 – April 2
9:00 am to 10:00 am
Ages 3 to 5 (with parent/caregiver):
Developmentally appropriate early-childhood practice including music/movement, demonstrations and guided exploration delivered in a child-centered environment.
Moonlight Tidepool Exploration
South Maui Tidepool
February 10 (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.
Coral Reef Information Station at Ulua Beach
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. Open 8 am to 11:30 am.
Exploratory Marine Science Labs with Pacific Whale Foundation
Paciific Whale Foundation’s marine education team offers a wide variety of labs and field experiences geared for classes or groups in pre-school through high school. PWF’s education team can put together a customized program for you. Whether your group is traveling to Maui, you’re looking to integrate ocean experiences and investigations into your on-island program, you want to schedule a classroom visit with a specialized field trip or are seeking a three day program, the possibilities are endless. Contact Karen Molina, PWF’s Youth Education Director at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your needs.
Health Education Classes 242-1608
Maui Lani Medical Center
Change Drama into cooperation by exploring the roots of challenging behaviors. Learn ways to positively influence your child with the value from your family and culture. Sherry Fisher, MA
Raising Food Smart Kids
Wednesday, March 5, 5:30-7 pm
Maui Lani Medical Center
Childhood is an exciting time when kids begin to develop habits around eating and playing. It’s also a time when kids can become picky about what they eat and start spending too much time in front of the TV. Learn the basics of nutrition, physical fitness and tips to help your family enjoy both mealtimes and playtimes together. Jennifer L.K. Davis, MS, RD
My Way or Yours?
Monday, Apr. 21, 6-8 pm
Maui Lani Medical Center
Parents don’t always see eye to eye when it comes to raising a child. Explore ways to find common ground and learn to appreciate what you both bring as parents. Christina Cowell, MEd, Early Childhood Educator
UHMC/OCET/EdVenture’s College for Kids 984-3231
Laulima Building, UHMC
College for Kids/College Bound
Photoshop Elements for Kids
Saturday, Feb.ruary 8
Learn the basics of Photoshop Elements as you create colorful collages, silly shapes and cool photos. Bring your creativity & family photos to class. $39.
Video Games from Scratch!
Saturday, Feb.ruary 8
Learn what good game design is, how to program simple video games with animation, use existing characters, modify program details. $39.
9:00am – 11:00am
Sculptures, collages, paper creations using media of many types. Be the Michelangelo of Paper! $39 + $5 Materials fee.
The Polymers are Coming!
Saturday, Feb.ruary 22
9:00am – 12:00pm
How much water can a diaper hold? A lot more than you think! Get a blast of winter by making snow in Hawai‘i. Explore these and other polymeric experiments. $39 + $6 Materials fee.
Up, Up in the Air!
Saturday, March 1
9:00am – 12:00pm
Discover all manner of air powered flying objects – from balloons to kid-made objects. The science of air-powered craft will have you creating, predicting and applying scientific principles. $39 + $5 Materials fee.
3 Day Camp iFun: iMovie, iPhoto, GarageBand
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Play with iMovie, iPhoto & GarageBand, integrating them with new features and techniques to create a project just for you. Warrior Chess and Urban Spray Paint Art will keep your imagination fresh. As always, discover Career Goals & Pathways after high school. $199 + $20 Materials fee.
2 Day Personal Best Camp: Skills ‘n’ Thrills
Thursday & Friday
Learn and practice 4 different ways of taking notes for any grade and any subject – including high school & college. Study tips the best students use. Warrior Chess & Drama-Improv Skills—Create New Thrills-Play with the secrets best actors know! $149 + $20 materials fee.
It’s Hot in Here!
Saturday, April 12
9:00am – 11:00am
Can you measure and predict body temperature on different body parts? How much does your heart- beat change as you exercise or after “meditation” or quiet time. Fun experiments for the Junior Scientist! $39 + $5 Materials fee.
I am Programmer: Web Designs
Saturday, April 26
1:00pm – 3:00pm
Beautiful Informed Beginnings LLC 808-283-7139
Breast Feeding Education
Participants learn how the lactation system works, how to breast feed, benefits, and how to support the nursing mother, and more. Expectant families and anyone providing postpartum support for newborn and mother. Call or email for private or group class schedules. Pre-registration
Certified Lamaze Childbirth Education
Participants gain strength. Expectant families gain information
about Comfort measures, coping skills and techniques to handle labour
and birth. Call or email for private or group class schedules. Pre-registration Required
Kether Hollabaugh Waldorf Educator 572-1498/707-779-9817
Waldorf Enrichment Classes for Home Schoolers!
Ongoing, Mondays, 9:30 am-12:30 pm
Waldorf Enrichment Classes for Home Schoolers!
Weekly Enrichment Group based in music, arts, movement, and imagination. Waldorf-inspired Home School Enrichment Class provides enlivened, inspirational support to enhance home-based instruction. Children will be engaged in activities that enliven and strengthen their writing, reading and math. They will explore their creativity through stories, music, art and games, cultivating their love of learning, and sense of wonder about themselves and our world.
Ka Ho’okui (Between the Heavens and Earth) Classes: An exploration of Hawaiian Geography, Astronomy, Mineralogy (Geology) and Geometry
Ongoing, Tuesdays, 10-2pm
This course is designed to awaken the child to his/her intrinsic connection to the heavens and the earth through physical experiences, observations, ancient wisdom, art, writing, music and nature. Students will sharpen their art and writing skills, as well as experience the mathematical wonder of numbers!
Tutoring Services LLC 879-6638
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!
Pa‘ia Youth & Cultural Center 579-8354
Pa‘ia Bay, Maui
Year-round Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday after school until 7pm daily, until 9pm Fridays.
During school breaks open at 11am.
Ages 9 – high-school age
Drop-in and discover the PYCC, North Shore Maui’s home for body-boarding, skating, video, photography, 88.9FM RadiOpio, cooking and more! We offer innovative life skills programs, outdoor adventures, creative art, and sports. Skatepark is open until 9pm Thursday, Friday, Saturday. Membership is free.
Haku Baldwin Center 572-9129
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.
Valerie/Hummingbird Medicine 808-987-5231
SUPPORT GROUP, A holistic approach to mental health
Temple of peace 575 Haiku Rd, Haiku
Ongoing Every Tuesday
18 and up
SUPPORT GROUP, A holistic approach to mental health. If you suffer from depression, anxiety or just need someone to talk with, this group may be of benefit to you. Using tools such as self inquiry, meditation,visualization,journaling,movement & sound
Maui Family Guidance Center/ State of Hawaii/ Dept. of Health Dr. Virginia Shaw 243-1252
Children’s Mental Health
Monday thru Friday
7:45a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
All year long, Ages 3-20
Do you have a child with an emotional or behavioral challenge? We provide services to support children and youth with mental health needs.
Child and Family Services 877-6888
24-hour hotline 873-8264
Maui Sexual Assault Center
392 N. Market Street, Wailuku
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.
Maui Center for Child Development 873-7700
244 Papa Place, Suite 102
Fun with Handwriting Class (Printing & Cursive)
6-Week Series At 1x/Week
A FUN & physical program by a trained occupational therapist, based on the nationally recognized program “Getting it Write.” Includes fun activities to strengthen upper body, improve pencil grasp and learn to form letters more easily and legibly!
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
Individualized sessions with a behavioral specialist to work with child and family (siblings too!) to develop strategies for changing challenging behavior patterns & creating positive behavioral momentum! Sessions are customized and confidential.
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/Wk
A fun and effective program by a trained pediatric clinical social worker to help children learn coping skills through a curriculum, a workbook and specific child-oriented activities. Workbook material and strategies given to parents as well! Adaptable to younger children. Some insurance accepted.
Individual Therapies for Kids & Families
Assessment, Treatment & Consultation
Some insurance accepted.
Kihei Public Library 875-6833
Last Tuesday of Month, 7:00 p.m.
Wear your PJs and fuzzy slippers, grab your teddy bear!
Friday, 10:30 a.m.
Stories, songs, movement and crafts.
Thursday, 10:30 a.m.
Especially for two year olds.
Simple stories, songs, movement and crafts just right for toddlers.
Kahului Public Library 873-3097
Kahului Library Children’s Area
Saturday, 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 with Auntie Ninfa
Every Thursday of the month at 10 a.m. in the Children’s Area.
Read aloud, simple crafts, songs and finger plays.
Children’s Chess Club
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 Wed.nesday of every month at 6:30 p.m.
Family Movie Night
Every last Wednesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. Free popcorn!
Education Therapy 893-0590
Intensive math, reading & writing programs that utilize the best multi-sensory programs. Pre and post testing used to assess your child’s current level and to measure your child’s progress. Homeschooling, private school and SAT test preparation available. No child left behind Provider.
The Learning Center of Maui 873-6217
Certified teachers work with students in grades Preschool-12th.
33 Lono Ave. Suite 220, Kahului
From starting kindergarten to preparing for college, we have specialized Reading Readiness, SAT and private school entrance exam prep to help your student gain the confidence and knowledge they need to be successful.
Homework Club Power Hour
Monday-Friday the entire school year
2:30, 3:30, 4:30
Middle School and High School
The Learning Center of Maui will be conducting daily homework support tutoring sessions as a Homework Club. The main goal of the homework club is to instill good work habits, organizational skills, and a sense of accomplishment in every student. Common Core Standards will be at the heart of Homework Club Power Hour. Grouping students by grade and allowing them more interaction between each other when possible.
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.
Lindamood-Bell Learning Center 408-867-1390
We teach reading, comprehension and math.
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.
Mad Science 808-852-1516
We make it our mission to spark imaginative learning! Mad science is the leading science enrichment provider for children in Preschool through to grade 6. We deliver unique, hands-on science experiences to children. Preschool Programs, In-Class Workshops and After-School programs. Children have so much fun that they forget they’re learning!
Open Minds Learning Center 280-0535
Monday thru Saturday
All ages / All levels
A practice specializing in Reading/Writing/Math for typical learners and learners with differences. We focus on learning styles, strengths and weaknesses, while rehabilitating your child’s confidence and enjoyment of learning.
West Maui Mountains Watershed Partnership 661-6600
Waihe’e Ridge Trail
Ongoing or by request
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
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.
Maui AIDS Foundation 242-4900
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 Mon- Fri
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. There were an estimated 11,200 new HIV infections among women in the United States. Women comprised 51% of the US population and 23% of those newly infected with HIV. KNOWLEDGE IS POWER…KNOW YOUR STATUS.
Maui Economic Opportunity’s Head Start 249-2988
Maui Economic Opportunity’s Head Start continues to accept applications for the 2014 school year. Head Start is a federal program that provides Early Childhood development services to families that meet the federal poverty guidelines and selection criteria. Children who turned 3 or 4 yrs. by July 31, 2013 are eligible for enrollment. MEO Kahi Kamali`i Infant and Toddler Center is accepting applications for children aged 12 months – 3 years. Services are provided at the Central Maui location behind the J. Walter Cameron Center. Scholarships may be available for income eligible families.