Keiki Hau‘oli Children’s Center

Keiki Hauʻoli Children's Center is the primary training site for Early Childhood students enrolled in certificate and degree programs at Honolulu CC. The Center is nationally accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children and provides quality care and learning opportunities for children of Honolulu CC students, faculty and staff, and the community (when space is available). The Center is staffed by teachers who are trained in Early Childhood Education, by Honolulu CC teacher trainees under the supervision of a college instructor, and by employed student assistants. Presently there are three classrooms: Infant, Toddler, and Preschool. Space is limited and students, faculty members, and staff members are encouraged to apply early.

The facility is located in Building 11, adjacent to Building 2. The Children's Center Office is in Building 2, Room 212. Phone 845-9466.

How to Enroll

  1. Download and print the PDF application.
  2. Fill it out completely.
  3. Hand deliver to Building 2 Room 212 on the Honolulu Community College campus or mail to:

    Early Childhood Education Department/KHCC
    Honolulu Community College
    874 Dillingham Boulevard
    Honolulu, HI 96817

You will receive an inquiry upon spaces opening up for enrollment. All applications not offered a space immediately will be placed on a waiting list. As spaces become available, waitlisted families will be contacted.


  • Infant Program
    7:30 AM to 3:30 PM or 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday–Thursday,
    7:30 AM to 2:00 PM Friday
  • Toddler Program
    7:30 AM to 3:30 PM or 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday–Thursday,
    7:30 AM to 2:00 PM Friday
  • Preschool Program
    7:30 AM to 4:00 PM Monday–Thursday,
    7:30 AM to 2:00 PM Friday

The Children's Center observes all college holidays and non-instructional days.

Priority For Enrollment

Priority for Children's Center enrollment will be given to:

  1. Previously enrolled children of current Honolulu CC students;
  2. Children of Honolulu CC students who are single parents and financial aid recipients; and,
  3. Children of full time Honolulu CC students.

Parents of children must be Honolulu CC students carrying at least six credits or Honolulu CC faculty or staff members. Up to 25% of total enrollment may be reserved for faculty and staff children. Any slots unfilled by children of current Honolulu CC students or faculty and staff may be allotted to children of students or faculty and staff within the UH System or to community families.


  • Infants 3–20 months
  • Toddlers 20–36 months
  • Preschool 3-5 years

USDA Child Care Program Food Program

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