Posts in Category: program updates

Spring 2020 Watercolor Classes: Registration now open!

Registration for spring watercolor classes is now open. Fee for this six week class is $25. No prior experience necessary and all supplies provided. If you are interested in signing up, please contact Donna at (808) 848-2517 or email


14 Nov

NEW: FREE Breakdancing Classes

Enroll your child now in Palama’s new FREE breakdancing class, offered in partnership with Breaks R4 Kidz!

6 Aug

FREE Summer 2019 Coding & Robotics Classes

Are you looking for summer activities for your keiki? Are you between the ages of 6 and 14 and interested in learning computer coding? Palama Settlement’s FREE summer coding and robotics classes might be the perfect activity for you!

All classes are taught by Twiddle Productions and take place in Palama’s Henry & Colene Wong Computer Center. For more information, call Donna at (808) 848-2517, or to register, complete the form below.

Registration form for coding classes.

Registration form for robotics classes.

18 Apr

Spring 2019 Coding & Robotics Classes for Keiki

Download the Coding Registration Form here.
Download the Robotics Registration Form here.

7 Dec

NEW Ukulele & Performing Arts Class

NEW music class being offered at Palama Settlement on Fridays, beginning December 7. Classes will be taught by Chris Salvador and focus on ukulele, guitar, and singing. Open to teens ages 13 to 17. To sign up for more information, please call Recreation Director Pi`i Minns, Jr at (808) 848-2503.

30 Nov

Sign up now for the new Palama Volleyball Clinic

On September 13 Palama held the first session of a six week volleyball clinic. The clinic will be held every Thursday from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. and will end on October 18, 2018. It will focus on passing, serving, hitting, setting, conditioning and movement skills. Players will also have the opportunity to develop in-game skills through scrimmages. Registration forms may be picked up at the gym office or from the front desk receptionist. For more information contact Coach Neil or Coach Tama at (808) 848-2521.

25 Sep

Palama’s Junior and Senior Late Night Basketball Teams

Palama Settlement concluded a very successful Late Night Basketball season, winning the Junior title with a victory over Susannah Wesley Community Center. The Junior team went undefeated this year. The Senior team had two losses the entire season and were able to win two of their three playoff games, defeating Kokua Kalihi Valley and the YMCA.

Members of the champion Palama Junior team were Yasmine Kekahuna, Kili Hanakahi, Terance Garcia, Darren Corpuz, Kainalu Kaahanui, Luke Magelssen, Lui Culao, Brian Ballesteros, Xavier Marcelo, Christopher Cadiz Jr., Uriah Limos, Sidney Anac-Kapika, Zhymmore Paguirigan, Mahinalani Botelho, Javel Tago, Sean Aquino, and Jarime Justo.

Members of the Palama Senior team were Von Dickenson Ulsa, Francis Leasiolagi, Ryder Rebibis, Justus Ibana, Ronald Tampon Jr., Ronson Tampon, Chrilen Jibewemal, Sean Palting, Elijah Dolor, Chase Rebibis, Danny Killion, John Lloyd Aguinaldo, Kobe Soichy, Juan Diego Ricky, Rioni Leasiolagi, AJ Esah, Leojuan Ruma, Jenzen Ibana, and Jeff Faoa.

Congratulations to our successful Junior and Senior Late Night Basketball teams!

24 Jul

Palama Settlement Mustangs Win PAL Islandwide Volleyball Championship

The Palama Mustangs concluded their season 12-1, winning the PAL Central Honolulu title at Sale Lake Gym on June 23, 2018. They followed up their accomplishment with a title at the PAL Town and Country Classic, defeating a volleyball team from Kaneohe.

The members of the winning Mustang team are: Krysten Dacua, Kili Hanakahi, Leisea Kovaloff, Jestany Luhia, Mia Maiava, Melina Nardo-Mugutatia, Motu O’ Salaia Salavea, Isabella Simmons, and Carmela Tokumoto. They were coached by Rosita Nardo and Neil Nishikawa, with assistance from Pakolea Youth Specialist Tamatoa Silva.

We would like to congratulate Palama’s Pakolea Volleyball Team, the 2018 PAL Mustang Honolulu Central District and Town and Country champions!

3 Jul

Summer Coding Classes for Children Ages 7-12

THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL. Stay tuned for additional summer coding classes, coming soon.

Is your child interested in learning how to code? Would your son or daughter like to create their own videos or games? Then sign them up for our FREE Video Game & Cultural Storytelling Class!
Coding classes at Palama Settlement will run from June 16-July 21, 2018 on Saturdays from 2:00-5:00 p.m. in the Henry & Colene Wong Computer Center. Students will learn Scratch, a free programming language and online community where you can create your own interactive stories, games, and animations, developed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Classes are taught by Twiddle Productions, a local animation, production, and multimedia studio. This is a great way to introduce your child to computer coding in a fun and friendly environment.

Download the registration form here.
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26 Apr