Community Partners Directory: Education

Ala Wai Elementary School

Address: 503 Kamoku St.
Honolulu HI 96825
Phone: 973-0070
Fax: 973-0081
Organization Description: K-5 public elementary school serving a diverse population of students from many different countries.
Volunteer Opportunities: Clerical assistance, book binding, playground recreation lunch/recess. Technical assistant in classrooms, technical support, tutoring in English, reading, and math.
Special Requirements: Tutors-must have two years post high school education, ability to work responsibly in school, and good attendance. Current TB test if volunteering longer than 15 days.

Aliamanu Elementary School

Address: 3271 Salt Lake Boulevard
Honolulu HI 96818
Phone: 421-4100 x 227
Contact: Shirley Alves
Organization Description: Aliamanu Elementary School envisions every child to be a lifelong learner who is a responsible, productive, and caring citizen.
Volunteer Opportunities: Various opportunities - please contact

Good Beginnings Alliance

Address: 33 S. King Street, Suite 200
Honolulu HI 96813
Phone: 636-9149
Contact: Kit Wynkoop
Organization Description: Good Beginnings Alliance (GBA), a statewide non-profit organization that is dedicated to ensuring all children are safe, healthy, and ready to succeed. GBA keeps its finger on the pulse of cutting-edge research, data, and programs that point to what business, community, education, healthcare, and government leaders need to do to give young children the best opportunity to become thriving, successful adults. GBA is not a direct service group; instead, we supplement the work of direct service groups by impacting education quality, government policies, and investments that help thousands at a time.
Volunteer Opportunities: Public outreach, advocacy research, volunteer event usher, One Voice for Hawaii's Children Administrative Assistant volunteer, Front Desk

Hawaii Children’s Discovery Center

Address: 111 Ohe St.
Honolulu HI 96814
Phone: 524-5437
Fax: 524-5400
Organization Description: Provides a world-class interactive, participatory learning environment designed to inspire the young and young-at-heart to new heights of learning and discovery.
Volunteer Opportunities: PAL (People Assisting Learning) volunteers do everything from stuffing envelopes and assisting children at special events, to facilitating exploration and discovery in the exhibit galleries.
Special Requirements: All volunteers must attend an orientation and training session.

Hawaii Literacy, Inc.

Address: 200 N. Vineyard Blvd. Suite 320
Honolulu HI 96717
Phone: 537-6706
Fax: 528-1690
Organization Description: Helps people gain knowledge and skills by providing literacy and lifelong learning services.
Volunteer Opportunities: Story times, ESL Family Literacy Project, Fund Raising Activities
Special Requirements: Must have a positive and energetic attitude. Volunteer
schedule can be on a regular and consistent basis.

Hawaii Public Television

Address: 2350 Dole St.
Honolulu HI 96822
Phone: 973-0289
Fax: 973-1090
Organization Description: Brings PBS programs as well as local programs with educational or cultural value to 99% of homes in Hawaii.
Volunteer Opportunities: Assists with membership-related activities (organizing bulk mailings, sorting pledge forms, data entry, filing, etc.) Assisting in administration office (organizing purchase orders, clerical tasks.)
Special Requirements: Available at a minimum of 15 hours per week for three months.

Jarrett Middle School

Address: 1903 Palolo Ave.
Honolulu HI 96815
Phone: 733-4888
Fax: 733-4694
Organization Description: State public school serving grades 6 to 8.
Volunteer Opportunities: Seeking tutors to work with students individually or in small groups during the school day (M, T, Th, F between 8:15 a.m. and 2:15 p.m.)
Special Requirements: No criminal offenses. Currently enrolled student at HPU.

Kahuku High School

56-490 Kam Highway
Kahuku, HI 96731
Phone: 239-8950
Organization Description: High school
Volunteer Opportunities: Student related projects, tutoring, Hawaiian agricultural projects.

Ko'olauloa Educational Alliance Corporation

Address: P. O. Box 484
Laie HI 96762
Phone: 293-8919
Fax: 293-0747
Contact: Keoki Wallace
Title: Chariman
Organization Description: Organization of Kahuku Complex school and business leaders to provide meaningful school-to-work experiences for students.
Volunteer Opportunities: Help entrepreneurs write business plans, help with accounting, help with creating web pages.
Special Requirements: Willingness to come to Kahuku to work with students.

Pacific and Asian Affairs Council

Address: 1601 East West Road, 4th Floor
Honolulu HI 96848
Phone: 944-7759
Fax: 944-7785
Contact: Natasha Chappel
Title: High School Program Director
  Organization Description: Increases awareness of International affairs outreach to public high school students.
Volunteer Opportunities: High school conferences (facilitators, set-up, etc.) assist with research and clerical work for high school program.
Special Requirements: Varies depending on volunteer opportunities.

Palolo Elementary School

Address: 2106 10th Ave.
Honolulu HI 96816
Phone: 733-4700
Fax: 733-4708
Contact: Henrietta Clemons
Title: Volunteer Coordinator
Organization Description: Public school
Volunteer Opportunities: Help students develop better reading skills in the after school “I Can Read” program. Also help students with their homework assignments.
Special Requirements: All volunteer tutors must attend orientation training with the Vista Coordinator and be able to commit to at least one hour a week. Volunteers must display genuine concern and compassion for student’s learning and self-esteem.

Palolo Pipeline Program

Address: 2560 Campus Road, George Hall 301
Honolulu HI 96822
Phone: 956-4218
Contact: Dr. Ulla Hasager
Organization Description: An umbrella program with multiple partners from institutions of higher education and
DOE institutions to agencies, groups, and individuals in the community, creating an
educational pipeline with the goal of improving education and living conditions for lowincome/
immigrant communities in the center of Pālolo valley.
Volunteer Opportunities: See website

Seagull Schools Inc.

Address: 1300 Kailua Road
Kailua, HI
Phone: 674-1444
Contact: Jayne Arasaki or Lisa Uyehara
Organization Description: At Seagull Schools we offer high quality first school and childcare programs at affordable
rates that meet the needs of working parents. We also provide an adult day services at our
Kapolei school that mutually benefits young children and older adults alike.
Volunteer Opportunities: Teacher's Assistant, Adult Day Center Caregiver Assistant

Washington Middle School

Address: 1633 S. King Street
Honolulu Haw 96826
Phone: 973-0177
Fax: 973-0181
Organization Description: After-School Instructional Program (ASIP) dedicated to improving students’ academic performance and developing study skills to maintain academic independently. Students are in grades 6, 7, and 8.
Volunteer Opportunities: Tutoring services in English, Math, Social Studies, and Science to students who are not achieving at their academic potential. Students are eligible for the program through recommendation by teachers or counselors.
Special Requirements: Willingness to follow the ASIP guidelines. Work with individual students in subjects as agreed upon with tutor manager. Be prompt and remain for the full tutoring session (one hour sessions).