Who We Are
Mālamapōkiʻi, which literally translates to “taking care of younger siblings,” is a licensed family-based early childhood education program established in 2001. Mālamapōkiʻi aims to improve educational attainment of native Hawaiian children by providing a nurturing learning environment in which children and parents grow together.
The learning environment at Mālamapōkiʻi is filled with opportunities for exploration in both indoor and outdoor learning environments
What we do
Currently serves keiki from three to five years of age, providing a place where children and families are nurtured together.
Staff members are experienced educators with strong ties to the Waimea community.