summer

From play time for toddlers to educational camps for teens. The Big Island has so much to offer our Keiki! 
If you know of any other activities for keiki this summer please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
AkamaiEvents.com wishes you and your family a safe and happy summer!

AGES 2 - 6       DANCING & ARTS        CULTURE        HORSES    

 DISCOVERY     OUTDOOR      SAILING       SPORTS      CAMPS     SWIMMING

 

 

toddlers

  AGES 2 - 6 

Moonshot Play Space (at Kona Sunset Plaza)
Dance & Creative Movements | Developmental | Aerial Silk
Retreats | Family Time | Much more!
Call 808-765-8769 or (808) 342-7858
Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Visit: http://www.moonshotkona.com


The Junior Music Academy
Music classes this summer.
Pre-Piano & Creative Movement, 3-5 year olds,
Clapping, Wiggles, Bounces and tickles - Infant-2 years
Classes are held at the academy in Kona’s Old Industrial Area.
Call  331-2000 or visit juniormusicacademy.com

Project Summer Camp
NOTICE:
Project Hawai'i will give priority to those affected by the lava for our free summer educational camp for homeless children.
Applications and orientation is in June, but we will preregister and secure your spot NOW.
Open free of charge from children 3-7. Limited space.
Our camp features healthy meals, all supplies needed for their cabins, including the sleeping bags, p.j's, hygiene, etc.
https://www.projecthawaiisummercamp.org/

 

 

 art

 DANCING & ARTS! 

Center Stage Dance
Dance classes for tots to teens
808-990-7163 - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Summer Art Exploration Camp
Malamalama Waldorf School
15-1834 Makuu Drive and 26th
Keaau, HI 96749
https://akamaievents.com/educational/summer-art-exploration-camp

West Hawaii Dance Theatre and Academy
Dance classes for all ages and abilities all summer long.
For info call 329-8876 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Kahilu Theatre
Classes for Keiki, ages 7 to 17, wanting to explore the arts.
More info at https://kahilu.jumbula.com/#/2018-summer-camps


The Society For Kona’s Education and Art -
2018 SKEA Summer Art Camp For Students ages 6-11
84-5191 Mamalahoa Hwy in Honaunau.
Monday through Friday, June 11th through 22nd, from 8:30AM – 1:45PM.  
For students ages 6-11, at the Society for Kona’s Education & Art (SKEA).  
Tuition for this 2-week camp is $290, with an “Early Bird Special” discount ($10 off) if registering by June 4th
For more information or to register please call the SKEA office @ (808) 328-9392,
email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or go to www.skea.org

Funded in part by the County of Hawai’i, the 2018 Kona Brewer’s Festival,
and also by the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, through appropriations
from the Legislature of the State of Hawai’i and by the National Endowment for the Arts.


The Donkey Mill Art Center
Summer Art for Keiki (Age 6-11)
Malama Honua - Taking Care of Place
Monday - Friday June 11 - July 13, 2018
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Call 322-3362
Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit donkeymillartcenter.org

 
The Donkey Mill Art Center
Summer Art for Teens (Grades 6-12)
Biophilia - Nature and Design
Monday - Friday June 11 - July 13, 2018
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Call 322-3362
Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit donkeymillartcenter.org

Kona Baptist Church
Vacation Bible School
June 4th - 8th, 2018
Ages 5 - 5th grade
Call 322-3355 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Hamakua Baptist Church
Keiki Summer Camp
Held at Kaopa State Park
June 26-29, 2018
Call 962-1005 for more info

The Junior Music Academy
Music classes this summer.
Music around the world - Grades 1-4
Pre-Piano & Creative Movement, 3-5 year olds,
Clapping, Wiggles, Bounces and tickles - Infant-2 years
Classes are held at the academy in Kona’s Old Industrial Area.
Call  331-2000 or visit juniormusicacademy.com

Aloha Theater
Classes for Kids and Teens
The Little Theatre Club, Tuesday Troupers, Intergenerational Acting Class and Aloha Teen Theatre
http://apachawaii.org/classes-workshops/ or call 322-9924

 

culture

CULTURE 

 

Hana Ku‘una Hawai‘i Cultural Enrichment Summer Program
June 25 – June 29
Ages 9 – 18
Call (808) 494-0626  or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


The Hamakua Youth Center
For more information, contact us at: (808) 775-0976 or at Hamakuayouthcenter@gmail.com


Hawaii Preparatory Academy’ Summer Courses
To register, call the Auxiliary Programs Office at 881-4088, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
or register at https://www.hpa.edu/summer-session/online-application


Kamehameha Schools

Visit ksbe.edu for info

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park - MAY BE CANCELLED
We will update as soon as things change

Various programs and workshops for keiki
https://www.nps.gov/havo/learn/kidsyouth/index.htm

 

 

horses

HORSES! 

Horseplay Equestrian Center

2018 Horseplay Summer Program
Safety instruction & standards
Instruction in horse care & equipment (tack use and care)
Riding Lessaons, crafts and games and more...
Register now.
Contact: Cyndy DeMeter
808-345-4696
http://konahorseplay.com

 
 

discovery

DISCOVER SOMETHING NEW! 

Mokupapapa Discovery Center
Interactive Experience for all ages
76 Kamehameha Avenue in Hilo
Call: 808-933-8180
Website

 

Hawaii State Public Library System
Summer Reading Programs
Visit librarieshawaii.org or call your public library.

Hawaii Community College’s Office of Continuing Education &Training
Call 934-2700, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit hawaii.hawaii.edu/ocet


The Hamakua Youth Center
Contact us at: (808) 775-0976 or at Hamakuayouthcenter@gmail.com

 

Magic Camp
June - 19 - 22

https://akamaievents.com/keiki-family/keiki-magic-camp-ix 
The Hilo Palace Theater

 
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ECOLOGY / OUTDOOR 

Kohala Center Beginning Farmer-Rancher Programs
Email:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Phone: 808-887-6411

FREE Children's Summer Garden Program -  June 19th to July 13th
Our FREE Summer Program will provide youth with an innovative, hands-on experience where they will learn through action and gain positive life-sustaining habits in our dynamic and beautiful outdoor classroom, the Keiki Learning Garden!
Tuesday and Thursday  9:15-10:00 or 10:15-11:15
Friday 3:00-4:15   Parents welcome!
Community Garden sessions  Friday 4:15-5:00 pm
Everyone is welcome to join.
To register: contact Garden Coordinator Jenny Bach at 640-0278 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Three Mountain Alliance
Watershed partnership dedicated to promoting healthy native forests and resulting in the protection and production of
fresh water. Conducts teacher training workshops and two-week summer ecology camps for students grades 6-12.
Provides science-based curriculum and activities based on all aspects of the water cycle.
Email at http://threemountainalliance.org/contact/
Phone: (808) 985-6197

Hawaii Preparatory Academy
Summer Programs

Visit hpa.edu or call the Auxiliary Programs Office at 881-4088

Hawaii Outdoors Institute
Summit to Sea Environmental Science
for ages 14 to 17 years
Scholarships and financial aid are available.
Visit hawaiioutdoors.org


Niaulani Ethnobotanical Treasure Hunt (with answers)
For ages 8 and up, a fill-in-the blank lesson in Hawaiian plant
uses with aid of the small green signs found along the Niaulani trail.
For ages 12 and up, a crossword which utilizes the small green signs
found alongside the Niaulani trail as well as the above Niaulani Trail Companion.
Volcano Art Center
Call: 808-967-8222
http://volcanoartcenter.org/rain-forest/activities/

 

 sailing

SAILING CLASSES! 

Big Island Sailing Foundation
Teen sailing at Honokohau in June: 6/4-8 and June 18-22, 2018.
Keiki sailing -- for the 12 and under kids will be at Keauhou Bay July 16-20 and July 30- August 3rd.
Access registration forms here: https://bisailingfoundation.wixsite.com/bisf

 

 

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SPORTS 

Hawaii Preparatory Academy
Sports camps and classes
To register, contact Lewis at 881-4037 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Kona Community Aquatic Center
Swim teams and competition
Call Kona Community Aquatic Center at 327-3500 or 323-325.

Paradise Roller Girls
Junior Derby
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SUMMER CAMPS 

Parker Summer Camp
for children ages 5 to 12
Visit parkerschoolhawaii.org


Kanu o ka Aina’s
Summer enrichment program.
To get an application, go to kalo.org, call Te at 890-2508 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Kona Okinawa Kenjinkai’s
Annual Children’s Day Camp
Call Pat Nagy at 325-0060 or Doris Grace at 329-3449 to register.


The Society For Kona’s Education and Art
2018 SKEA Magic Camp
84-5191 Mamalahoa Hwy in Honaunau

LEARN MAGIC TRICKS AND AMAZE YOUR FAMIY AND FRIENDS!
Monday through Friday, June 25th – 29th, from 2:00-4:00PM, at The Society for Kona’s Education & Art.   Students from ages 7-16 will experience a hands-on creative and enriching experience in the ‘Art of Magic’.  Classes will be taught by Kona's premier magicians Arnie Rabin, AKA 'Arneleo the Great', and Barry Gitelson, AKA ‘The Great Barusky’.  Tuition is $75 for the week with an “Early Bird Special” discount ($10 off) if registering by June 18th, and includes supplies.
For more information or to register, please call the SKEA office at 808 328-9392, email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or go to www.skea.org.  SKEA is located at 84-5191 Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook, 96704

Funded in part by the County of Hawai’i, the 2018 Kona Brewer’s Festival, and also by the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, through appropriations from the Legislature of the State of Hawai’i and by the National Endowment for the Arts.

 

 

 

 

 swim

SWIMMING 

2018 SUMMER SWIM ACADEMY AT THE HPA DOWSETT POOL
Parent and Tot, Swimming 101, 102 & 103, pre-team, & Diving
Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit www.academyswimhawaii.org
Download sign up & info sheet here
SESSION 1:June 4–15 Monday-Thursday $100
SESSION 2:June 18–29 Monday-Thursday $100

Kona Community Aquatics Center
Keiki, ages 5 to 12, can learn to swim
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Call Steve: (808) 334-0083

Aquatics Summer Program Guide and Contact info for Pools
Check website for complete list
http://cohproto.squarespace.com/pr-aquatics/