Mauna Loa Preschool
172 Kapiolani Street, Hilo, HI 96720
808-935-1545 x1
2020 - 2021

We invite you to stop by for a visit to see what we are doing.
We accept funding from (Preschool Open Doors, Arbor Childcare Connection, KSBE Pauahi Preschool Scholarship Program, etc.)
But most of all!  We offer an amazing, Christ-centered learning experience!

How to Apply
We accept applications for children ages 3 - 5. Applications are available at the Mauna Loa Preschool classroom or you may download an application from this web page.

Preschool Hours

Monday - Thursday 7:30 am to 4:30 pm
Friday - 7:30 am - 3:00 pm

Vacations & HolidaysGenerally we observe all state and federal holidays.  Mauna Loa Preschool follows an academic school year calendar. It begins in mid-Aug. and ends in mid-May. 

 Tuition Payment Program

  • Standard Prepay Payment Schedule – Prepayment is due on the 30th (due the Friday before if the 30th falls on a weekend) of the month starting in July and ending in April.  A late fee of $40.00 will be assessed by Smart Tuition for tuition payments received after the due date.  Failure to make payments by the end of the month constitutes withdrawal of the student from school.  
  • SMART Tuition fee: $50.00 - This is a yearly fee to use SMART Tuition. Only one fee/family
  • Monthly Tuition: $605.00
  • Registration & Comprehensive fee: $135.00
  • Hold Spot Fee - $50.00 (Is not applied to tuition or other fees).
To enroll in Smart Tuition please click on the link. SMART Tuition
       School code: 13177 for Mauna Loa Preschool


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