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Application Process, Eligibility & Tuition Rates

All children over 2 and under 6 years of age are eligible for Pūnana Leo preschool programs.

All Pūnana Leo sites are continuing to accept applications for the 2015-2016 school year.  Although the priority deadline of March 1, 2015 has passed, interviews are still held as space becomes available.


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Beginning November 1, 2015, applications will be accepted for the upcoming 2016-2017 school year. Upon receipt of your on-line application for the 2016-2017 school year, you will receive an invitation to attend a Pūnana Leo Hālāwai Hoʻokamaʻāina (Open House). Shortly thereafter, an interview with your ʻohana will be scheduled.




The tuition rates for the 2015-2016 school year are as follows:

  1. Pūnana Leo: $7,425 annual (paying in monthly installments of $675 is an option)
  2. Hiʻipēpē (available in Hilo and Waiʻanae): $11,000 annual (paying in monthly installments of $1,000 is an option)

The tuition rates for the 2016-2017 school year are as follows:

  1. Pūnana Leo: $7,700 annual (paying in monthly installments of $700 is an option)
  2. Hiʻipēpē (available in Hilo and Waiʻanae): $11,000 annual (paying in monthly installments of $1,000 is an option)

The ʻAha Pūnana Leo accepts tuition assistance from various public and private agencies. For more information on tuition assistance, please contact our administrative office at 1-800-489-4979.


The ‘Aha Pūnana Leo does not discriminate in admission practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, ancestry, sexual orientation, arrest and court record, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.