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Free pop-up preschools serve isle keiki

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Eva Likor helps her daughter, Kandyce, paint at Come … with Me!, an early learning program at The Towers at Kuhio Park in Kalihi. The free program, which is held at three locations on Oahu, targets low-income families that might not otherwise send their children to preschool. Parents or caregivers are required to attend so the learning can continue at home.

For a few hours twice a week, spaces inside a Kalihi public housing complex, a church in Palama and the Nuuanu YMCA are transformed into temporary preschool classrooms, providing free early childhood education programs for young children in low-income families. Read more

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