Waipahu Hongwanji Adult Day Care

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For more information about the Adult Day Care Program, log on to:  www.adultdaycarehawaii.org

Hours of Operation

6:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

Contact:   Alexa Olaivar - Director   (808) 678-1770;   Fax:  1 (808) 678-1770    Email:   AWAIPAHUHONGWANJI@hawaii.rr.com Website:  http://www.adultdaycarehawaii.org

Fees:  Full Time: $1150.00 a month as           of Feb.  2016; Monday - Friday
             Part Time:   - $70:00 a day;                   two days a week minimum;

Fees include lunch and snacks;  A $25.00 non-refundable intake fee is required.

Goals and Objectives

  • to operate, without discrimination, a supervised adult day care program providing a safe, healthy environment with opportunities for social interaction, recreational activities, and mental stimulation.
  • to provide a service to families with older adults who need care and supervision while family members are working or need respite
  • to provide a variety of activities to meet the needs of the participants


  • any adult 55 years or older who is physically or mentally disabled meeting the criteria of an adult day care service
  • those living alone or remain at home unattended while family members or caregivers are at work
  • those in need of supervision and care during the day
  • those who need social and mental stimulations to delay/prevent institutionalization
  • must be ambulatory (with or without assistive devices)
  • must be able eat by themselves
  • cannot be combative or disruptive
  • is not prone to wandering (the facility is left opened and unlocked to provide a more welcoming and home-like environment)

Feel free to contact Waipahu Hongwanji Adult Day Care Center if you have any questions about the eligibility requirements.

Programs and Activities

  • planned to stimulate their minds, maintain and strengthen both their fine and gross motor skills and encourage social interactions.   These include:
  • exercises
  • music and singing
  • arts and crafts
  • games and memory joggers
  • intergenerational gatherings and reminiscing
  • special guests
  • excursions

About the Center and Staff

Located less than a mile from Waikele Shopping Center, this Adult Day Care Center is the first center statewide of the Honpa Hongwanji Mission.

The staff is comprised of a registered nurse, certified nurses, and/or activity aides experienced in working and dealing with the elderly in a compassionate, caring and professional manner.

The Waipahu Hongwanji Adult Day Care Center is licensed by the State of Hawaii - Department of Human Services and undergoes yearly inspections held by the State.

Daily Schedule

6:45 a.m.       Center Opens
6:45 - 9:00    Clients Arrival
9:00- 9:15  A.M. Snack
9:15 - 10:00   A.M. Exercise
10:00 - 11:00 A.M. Activity
11:00 - 1:00    Lunch/Rest
1:00 - 2:00     P.M. Exercise
2:00 - 2:30     P.M. Snack
2:30 - 3:30     P.M. Activity
3:30 - 5:00     Departing
5:00 P.M.        Center Closes