Students are taught in traditional classrooms, using primarily ABEKA materials. This program features the following:

1. Phonics-based reading, beginning at the Pre-Kindergarten grade level.

2. Christian truths and values integrated in the curriculum through challenging academic work.

3. A system of directed teaching methods that allows individual differences within a structured program.

4. Curriculum which is up-to-date, attractive, and free of humanism. 

5. An eclectic approach gives our teachers the ability and freedom to use their creativity to enhance the learning process.

Makua Lani is a Kamehameha Schools Collaborator and accepts the Pauahi Keiki Scholars Scholarship for pre-school students.  Applications for 2019-2020 are due to Kamehameha Schools admission office between November 1- January 31, 2019.



Pre-K is a full day program with the purpose of offering our families a nurturing, caring and safe educational environment that is distinctively Christian. The program consists of important foundational, biblical truths and introductory academic activities that fully prepare the child to be successful in Kindergarten. The program also teaches fun and experiential learning activities that challenge them to be lifetime learners.

To be eligible for enrollment, children must be 3 years 8 months by the first day of school (or 4 years old by Dec. 31.) and must be fully potty trained when they begin school.


  • Reading Program: ABEKA Language Arts
  • Phonics
  • Poetry
  • Arithmetic Readiness and numbers
  • Bible Instruction
  • Art and crafts
  • Handwriting

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