Approximately 25% of Waikiki's residents are over the age of 62, many of whom live alone or without family nearby. WCC provides a wide variety of educational and social activities to help maintain their physical, cognitive and emotional health and independent lifestyles to avoid premature aging, isolation and institutionalization.
For seniors and their caregivers, finding the right services to assist with challenges, identifying the right support systems, and contacting and explaining one’s situation can be very overwhelming! Waikiki Community Center Senior Resource Coordinators are on-site and available for appointments Monday thru Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Call (808) 923-1802 to schedule an appointment for this valuable, free service.
See the Senior Programs page for more information.
The Waikiki Community Center is a private, nonprofit agency that provides an early childhood education program during the weekday. The Waikiki Community Center Preschool provides families with quality education and care in a safe and nurturing environment by promoting individual growth and development. meeting the needs of today’s working parents, especially those who live or work in Waikiki’s 24/7 travel industry. We promote individual growth and development and provide a variety of developmentally appropriate skills that nurture social, emotional, physical and cognitive growth.
WCC’s Preschool is licensed by the State of Hawaii and enrolls up to 84 children at one time. A TUITION ASSISTANCE program is available to qualifying families with limited income at the beginning of each school year. Please contact our Preschool Director at 923-1802 for an application and more information.
See the WCC Preschool page for more information.
Out of State Visitors
Advance reservations are required (one month in advance) and must meet all enrollment requirements listed above. Form 14 and Form 908 may be obtained from any Health Care provider, doctor's office or medical clinic. The physical and TB (tuberculosis) clearance must be completed in the State of Hawaii.
COMMUNITY SERVICES & RESOURCES
Each weekday, a Senior Resource Coordinator is at Waikiki Community Center to help you find and secure appropriate services for senior citizens. The Senior Resource Coordinator is available Monday thru Friday, between 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., by appointment only. Call (808) 923-1802 to schedule an appointment.
We also provide an Emergency Food Pantry and Community Thrift Shop. See the Community Programs page for more information.