Ceramics with Teri Sugg (Tuesdays)
Offered on most tuesdays, Aunty Teri does all sorts of ceramics with keiki (Mugs, Sculptures, Pinch Pots, etc.)
Hula with Makua Lanakila
Offered every Wednesday 3:00pm-4:30pm- Hula/Oli class
Tutoring/Homework Help- Offered Daily
Our Staff helps our participating keiki with homework. Goodwill Hawaii has an online tutoring service that parents have enrolled their keiki in, Keiki use our facility and computer lab.
Keiki may use our computer lab for homework, tutoring lessons (unlimited time) or for leisure (30 minutes daily).
‘Ai Pono- Healthy Foods
Offered on Tuesdays, Keiki and staff prepare a healthy meal to share with everyone who comes into the center. (keiki are gathering recipes for our recipe book.)
Wai Pono- Healthy Drink
Offered on Thursdays, keiki and staff prepare healthy drinks to share with everyone who comes into the center. (recipes will be collected for our recipe book.)
E Ola Pono- Emergency Response
Preparing and sharing with keiki emergency response skills, that will help alleviate some burden from their parents who work in Hilo, Waikoloa, or Kona.
Girls’ Night/ Boys’ Night- Gender specific nights
Girls’ night takes place on the last Thursday of each month lead by staff. A female community member or family member is asked to come and share about themselves and their life experiences. Topics are open. Guest and girls’ speaks openly and freely about “girl/women” topics that are otherwise kapu when males are present.
Boys’ night will take place at KALO site in Waipi’o Valley. This will occur on the first Friday-Saturday of each month. Unlike the girls’, boys’ night will give the boys’ a chance to malama ‘aina, learn about lo’i systems, Waipi’o water ways, kuleana as young kane and discuss sensitive topics with older kane that will kokua in the guidance of these young men.