Hōkū (3’s)

Alyson Navarro
Hōkū Class Teacher, 3's


Alyson finds teaching rewarding because it gives her the opportunity to observe the student's investigation, curiosity and discoveries into an about the world around them. Alyson earned a BA in Speech from the University of Hawai'i, Mānoa, while also taking classes in Family Resources and Early Childhood Education.
Kristi Kawahara-Xu
Hōkū Class Teacher, 3's


Kristi has worked with the Children’s Center as a student assistant while earning a BS in Family Resources from University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, afterwards working for three years as a program coordinator for elementary-aged children. Kristi began taking classes in Early Childhood Education after finding she missed working with preschoolers, and she joined the Children’s Center in 2004. Kristi has a passion for traveling and loves to explore the world with her family.

Please note, due to COVID-19, each classroom’s Flow Of The Day may change.  Operating hours are currently 8am-4pm. 

Flow of the Day
Hōkū Class Flow of the Day
8:00 - 9:00 amWelcome
Indoor Play Activities
9:00 - 9:30Morning Snack
9:30 - 9:45Morning Circle
9:45 - 11:00 Outdoor Play
11:00 - 11:15Storytime
11:15 -12:15Family Style Lunch
12:15 - 2:00Nap/rest time
2:00 - 2:30 Afternoon snack
2:00 - 3:30Indoor Play
3:30 - 3:45 pmAfternoon Circle
3:45 - 5:00 Outdoor Play
Each child will have their own individual bathroom schedule depending on their needs. All children will go to the bathroom before and after Rest/Nap time. Daily schedule changes based on special planned activities.
Classroom phone: (808) 956-9787
Please call and leave a message if your child will be staying home and/or isn’t feeling well.

Thank you! 🙂