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Just for Keiki

Just for Keiki


TODAY, June 9

ART for KEIKI in Pahoa

Where: Pooki’s Bake Shop, Deli

When: 11 a.m. June 9

Details: Free hands-on arts/crafts for kids of all ages with Hopper and the Magic Bus.

Contact: Hopper, 937-6049,


MONDAY, June 11

Haili Church
Vacation Bible

Where: Haili Congregational Church, 211 Haili St., Hilo

When: 5:30 p.m. June 11

Details: Haili VBS June 11-22, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. for keiki from age 3 to grade 9. Free; call church office to register.

Contact: Lyndy Lindsey, 935-4847,


TUESDAY, June 12

Na Hoku Targeted Tutoring

Where: Haili Christian School

When: 9 a.m. June 12

Details: Classes on a variable schedule run for four weeks, June 12-July 13. Sign up for tutoring in math, reading and/or writing via multi-sensory instruction. Low-cost targeted instruction promotes concept success for grades 1-9. Small class sizes; let coordinators know your preferences.

Contact: Ruth Ann Santos, 937-2110,



 June 13

Storytelling with
Sandra MacLees

Where: Mt. View Public & School Library

When: 10 a.m. June 13

Details: Come and enjoy stories from around the world with Big Island storyteller. The Children’s Summer Reading Program continues, filled with fun, prizes and “dreaming big” for all ages. Free.

Contact: Carleen Corpuz, 968-2322



Parker School Summer Camp

Where: Parker School, Waimea

When: under way

Details: Various sessions run through July 27, including camps for ages 5-14 split into three age groups; arts and athletics; nature and Hawaiian culture; science and fine arts. Cost: $200 per week, with multi-week and sibling discounts; visit

Contact: Jon Vedelli, 885-6803,


Keiki crafts

Where: Mt. View Public & School Library

When: 10 a.m. June 20

Details: Children’s Summer Reading Program creative crafts for keiki to take home. For all ages. Free.

Contact: Carleen Corpuz, 968-2322

Jungle Tales in
mountain view

Where: Mt. View Public & School Library

When: 10 a.m. June 27

Details: Children’s Summer Reading Program features artist Antonio Rocha, an internationally-acclaimed and award-winning storyteller, mime and actor from Brazil. He will take the children on “a wild trip to the jungles of Brazil and Africa.” For all ages. Free.

Contact: Carleen Corpuz, 968-2322


Music Art Session

Where: E.H. Cultural Center

When: 9 a.m.-noon July 9-13

Details: Woodworking and ceramics classes. Participants will create processional musical instruments in wood and ceramic. $150. Call for info.

Contact: Claudine, 961-5711


Language and Culture

Where: Hilo Hongwanji

When: Starts July 30 

Details: Levels 1 & 2: Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri: 2:45-3:25 p.m., Wed: 1:45-2:25 p.m. The Gakuen, Japanese language school, is for grades 1-8. Tuition: $50/month (discounts available). Apply now. 

Contact: Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin, 961-6677





Where: Aikido of Hilo

Details: Summer Session I in June and Summer Session II in July: classes every Monday, Tuesday and Friday; $120 per session; discount for families. Kids learn to protect themselves using reconciliation, harmony and avoidance, not fighting. Call to register.

Contact: Barbara, 935-2454,



Where: Sports Line, Hilo

When: daily

Details: Hilo AYSO (American Youth Soccer Organization) season runs August-November for ages 4-18 on July 31. Sign up by June 15.

Contact: Chris Ridley, 959-5911,


Hacky Sack Club

Where: Lincoln Park, Hilo

When: 2-3 p.m. Wednesdays, Saturdays

Details: Hilo Footbag Club teaches skills, tricks with hacky sack for ages 8 and up.  

Contact: Janet, 969-7888,



Where: Village Toy Shop, Hilo 

When: 1-3 p.m. first and third Saturday of each month

Details: Free arts and crafts event for keiki of all ages.

Contact: Hopper, 969-7888,


Free Baby

Where: 42 Kinoole St., Hilo

When: 9 a.m. Mondays

Details: Kamehameha Schools Hiilani Program classes for keiki, newborn to 8 months. Families learn massage strokes, benefits.

Contact: Napua Rosehill, 969-3883,




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