If you can read this, you can help!

Your generous and much-needed gift directly benefits our Family Literacy Libraries, Bookmobile Program, Adult Tutoring Program, Parents Achieving Literacy Project, and Drop-In Center… proven literacy programs that help over 3,000 adults and children in 2015 improve their reading, writing, and life skills and so much more! With over 400 terrific volunteers involved in this work, we are one of the most cost-effective ways to truly help a family in need.

Right now, 1 in 6 adults cannot read or write at even a basic level in Hawaii, and their keiki are at greater risk of being illiterate or not finishing school. But together we can help change this. Greater literacy is not a hand-out, but a gift that helps those in need change their lives. YOU can give the gift of literacy and bring hope, opportunity and a brighter future to a family in need.


Hawaii Literacy
245 N. Kukui Street, #202
Honolulu, HI 96817



To view a list of books and titles Hawaii Literacy is currently accepting, please click here


Hawaii Literacy's office and programs have ongoing needs for new or gently used office, school, and miscellaneous program supplies. Donors are welcome to shop our Amazon Wishlist or check out our Oahu Wishlist and our Kona Wishlist.


Volunteer with Hawaii Literacy! Click here for more information on volunteering or here to view a complete list of the many different ways to get involved.

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