A place of belonging.

Learning and growing together are the cornerstones of Lanakila Teaching & Learning Centers. Every day, our participants discover their potential as they pursue their personal goals. From basic cooking to money management to community inclusion, we help them achieve new levels of independence.

Our Program

Every day, adults with disabilities have the opportunity to learn from staff, guest teachers and one another in our learning center's weekday classes.

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“I like coming to program because people
listen and support and help me. It makes me happy.”
-Gilda, Teaching & Learning Centers Participant

Join Us


Participants must be at least 18 years old and have a cognitive, social or physical disability. Contact the Hawaii State Department of Health and ask about Lanakila Teaching & Learning Centers. Those who do not qualify can opt to pay privately.

To sign up for classes, call us at (808) 531-0555 and ask for Lanakila Teaching & Learning Centers. You can also ask for a tour of our facility so you can see the program in action before deciding to enroll!

In addition to learning key social and life skills, participants are introduced to community experiences through outings and classes, which enrich their sense of independence and inclusion.

Activites Offered

Arts & Crafts
In-house Classes
Community Outings
Health & Fitness

Frequently Asked Questions

When are program hours?

Our program is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Is lunch provided?

We ask participants to bring their own lunch from home in containers that keep food at the proper temperature. Refrigerators, microwaves, and utensils are not available.

Is transportation provided?

Families and caregivers must arrange for transportation. Limited transportation may be available through Lanakila Pacific.

What is the cost of the program?

Most receive funding through the Department of Health. Those who do not qualify can also pay out of pocket.