Purple Maiʻa

Digital Creators

Hoʻomaka i ke ala hou as a digital creator in this 18-week intensive program

In the Digital Creators program, students form hui to launch a paid marketing campaign, craft a case study around the project, and showcase their work on personal portfolio websites. At Hōʻike, students will present their case studies and engage in mock-interviews with potential employers.

Program Schedule

Jul 26 – Nov 22, 2022

Tues/Thurs @ 10AM-12PM

Applications are now closed.

Career Paths

Curriculum Overview

Module 1: Launching a Campaign
Learn the basics of digital marketing and launch a campaign to drive real impact in your community.

Module 2: Intro to Front-end Web Development
Develop in-demand coding skills for front-end web development.

Module 3: Communicating the Results
Showcase your experience with potential employers through a case study on your own portfolio website.

What You Will Gain

Learn Industry-Standard Tools

Artboard 1
Meta Business Manager
  • Figma
  • WordPress +  Elementor
  • Canva
  • Unsplash
  • Google Suite
  • HotJar
  • FaceBook / Instagram
  • Buffer + Start Page
  • Trello
  • Slack
  • Zoom
  • Mailchimp
  • Design Thinking
  • Graphic Design
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Analytics Tracking
  • HTML/CSS/Javascript
  • No-code Web Design
  • Working within a brand
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Interviewing

Who Are We Looking For?

2022-23 graduating high school seniors and college students/graduates who are based in Hawaiʻi, across the pae ʻāina. Requirements:

  • Must attend two 2-hr meetings per week, for 18 weeks
  • Basic computer skills (like navigating the internet, downloading applications, etc.)
  • Access to a computer (mandatory), smartphone (recommended)
  • Available to be hired in the next 4-6 months in a relevant role (digital marketing intern, etc)
Applications are now closed.

Direct all questions to jack@purplemaia.org

Kaiāulu Partnership

Kaiāulu by KS Digital is a new digital learning portal that will grow to connect haumāna and ‘ohana to a range of community-created learning opportunities built on a Hawaiian cultural foundation with the goal of nurturing ‘ōiwi leaders — people who use their knowledge, skills and passion to strengthen Hawaiʻi and its people.