Reports & Demographics

Child Care Data by County

All families deserve equitable and consistent access to high-quality early care and learning opportunities. Unfortunately, child care availability varies widely across the state of Hawaii.

Our comprehensive point in time data, organized by county, is meant to assist local communities—including families, employers, and other community leaders—as they work to address critical child care shortages.

Select your county below to retrieve information about the status of child care supply and demand in your area. You will also find information about the different types of child care available, rates for part-time and full-time care, programs participating in Child and Adult Care Food Program, and the number of programs with Accreditation (NAFCC, NAEYC, or NECPA). The numbers are up-to-date from the moment you click.

Hawaii Point-In-Time Child Care Data
Kauai County OAHU- Honolulu County Maui County Hawaii County

Statistics and data

PATCH collects, maintains and reports statistical information related to
child care supply and demand, and quality across the state. Information
is provided to state goverment; community planners, policy-makers and
human service organizations to help identify and address the needs of
Hawaii’s children and families.

Goals

  • To collect and maintain accurate, comprehensive and consistent data on child care programs’ services, quality, parental demand, access and satisfaction with child care programs.
  • To support the statewide planning and assessment efforts related to child care.
  • To participate in regional, state and national research projects that explore parent’s access to care, calculate supply of types of care and correlate the characteristics of child care programs.

How does this information benefit me or my community?

Comprehensive child care data is provided to government agencies and
policy-makers to guide funding decisions that shape programs to
improve the quality and supply of child care in Hawaii.

Child care keeps Hawaii’s families working. Accurate data drives efforts
to address the type, amount and schedules of child care programs to
meet the needs of working families. Reliable data helps create consistent,
stable, caring environments that meet the needs of all of Hawaii’s
children.

The following are data reports available from patch

Read our 2021 Annual Report.

Annual Reports from Prior Years