Located in Honolulu, the Hawaii Children's Discovery Center (HCDC) provides an interactive, participatory learning environment designed to inspire the young to expand their minds and experiences. The center's doors are always open to those in search of some child-focused entertainment. They offer unique methods of of learning and discovery in an environment that encourages children to use their senses of touch, sight, hearing and smell to gain a better understanding of the world around them.
HCDC brings dinosaurs to Hawaii — Photo courtesy of Hawaii Children's Discovery Center
Along with various exhibits and rotating classes and group fun, there are programs like Art in the Park, a drop-in art program every Wednesday from 11 am to noon. In this program, children explore a variety of art media through three open-ended art activities that encourage them to nurture their creative spirit.
The love of reading is also introduced here during the center's fun and educational story times. Every Thursday from 10:30 to 11 am in Lynne's Library, children are able to enter another world through books. Exhibits include titles such as Tot Spot, Fantastic You, Your Town, Hawaiian Rainbows, Your Rainbow World and Rainforest Adventure.
Children learning to be sustainable — Photo courtesy of awaii Children's Discovery Center
The Hawaii Children's Discovery Center is centrally located near the Ala Moana Shopping Center, Waikiki hotels, and other popular restaurants and shops in Waikiki. Call before hand to schedule accordingly with your other Honolulu plans.