PALS Program

The PALS (Play and Learn Sessions) section provides quality cultural and recreational programming for children ages 5 to 12 during the summer and intersession periods for all schools.
The PALS Food Service Program is federally funded through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and administered by the Department of Education Office of Hawaii Child Nutrition Programs. To participate in this program, PALS applied and met standards set by the USDA. The PALS program qualified under the area eligibility category.

Goal #1: Delivery of current key commitments.


  • Provide a safe and nurturing environment as well as quality recreation services during the summer and school year break periods by seeking quality services and accountability of program staff thereby increasing the satisfaction of all program participants.
  • Emphasize the cultural and recreational skills that reflect our diverse island culture for all program participants by increasing the emphasis on creative cultural-related curriculum and sportsmanship training for all program staff.

Success Measures

Goal #2: Identify plan for new strategic initiatives.


  • Programming improvement.

Success Measures