The Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam Child Development Center, or CDC, is a learning environment for the children of servicemen and servicewomen ages 6 weeks to 5 years.
This state-of-the-art, one-story facility boasts more than 20 classrooms, a full-service commercial kitchen with freezer and cooler, administrative and support spaces, playgrounds, and parking areas. Teachers and students benefit from a full complement of information technology, safety and security measures, and display technologies that protect and enhance the learning experience.
The facility is the first of its kind to achieve a “Net Zero” energy status and a LEED Platinum award rating. Solar heating, solar energy, and water-saving fixtures are fitted throughout, along with photosensor controlled lighting to minimize electricity waste. This hi-tech school is nestled in a park-like setting. Abundant greenery shapes the landscape which is studded with flower-bearing native Hawaiian trees.