Location of the main office: HI, HONOLULU, 245 N KUKUI ST STE 202, 96817
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Brief information
Company type Charitable company
Company profile Non-profit

Mission Statement

To empower Hawaii’s children and adults with essential reading, writing, and lifelong learning skills to strengthen themselves, families and communities.


Hawaii Literacy was founded in 1971 to tutor adults in basic reading and writing skills and hep them achieve their goals for a better life. Hawaii Literacy provides the following services:

  • Adult Literacy 1-1 Tutoring;
  • two Family Libraries in Mayor Wright and Kuhio Park;
  • the Bookmobile program serving 13 high need sites on the Wai'anae Coast; and
  • English Language Learner classes at three locations.
  • In total our programs serve nearly 3,000 adults and children each year.