PATCH Hawaii is celebrating National Provider Appreciation Day on Friday, May 12—and we want to hear from you!

Record a 60-second video sharing your child care experience over the past year. This is a chance to give a shoutout to your child care program or teacher for Provider Appreciation Day.

Hawaii Says #ThankYouChildCare (

Our mission is to support and improve the quality and availability of care for the young people of Hawaii.


PATCH is a community service organization dedicated to supporting Hawaii’s child care needs. We help families find the right child care. We offer FREE resources on choosing and paying for child care, child development, parenting, becoming a child care provider and other useful resources right at your fingertips.


Tell us about your experience with PATCH and share your story with other parents or caregivers! We would love to hear from you!

For more information on how to prepare your home go to State of Hawaii

For help talking to your keiki about hurricanes check out: American Academy of Pediatrics