Kamaaina Kids


To serve children, families and our communities by providing ongoing quality education and enrichment programs to help build a sense of Self, Community and Environment.


Kamaaina Kids is a private, non-profit, multi-service organization dedicated to serving children and their families primarily through quality childcare. Our services include, but are not limited to, preschool programs, before & afterschool programs, day camps, environmental education programs, enrichment programs, sports clinics, hall rentals, activity rentals, convention childcare and hotel programs. We partner with various organizations to provide additional childcare and family friendly services and are continuously on the lookout to see what else we can do to help the communities we live in.

Kamaaina Kids is made up of several divisions employing approximately 1,000 employees and serving nearly 9,700 children and families daily. We are currently one of the largest childcare providers in the State of Hawaii.


Preschools: Quality childcare for keiki infants to 5 years old

After School: Enrichment activities for keiki in elementary schools throughout the State

Hotel & Convention Childcare: Professional, quality childcare for the hotel, convention and hospitality industry of Hawaii

Seasonal Day Camps: Themed activities at convenient locations when school is out

Environmental & Community: Camping at Malaekahana Beach Campground, Eco-Tours at Heeia State Park and many other services for both keiki and adults



Ray Sanborn, President

Mark Nishiyama, Executive Vice President, School Age

Buffy Owens, Executive Vice President, Preschool

Kathy Hew, Executive Vice President, Hotels & Conventions

Randy Miyashiro, Vice President, Kama‘aina Ed-ventures

Brandon Jolley, Chief Financial Officer

Jeff Subee, Chief Information Officer


Ned Dewey, Chairman

Ralph Goto, Vice Chairman

Stephanie Doughty

Becky D. Gustafson

Jennifer Herring, Ed.D.

T. Michael Hogan, Jr.

Allison A. Ito, J.D.

Victor Lozano

Marc Matsubara

Kevin Matsuda

Kamaaina Kids

156C Hamakua Drive

Kailua HI 96734