Aloha e nā mākua a me nā haumāna! Descriptions for Fall papa are below.

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  • The signup link will take you to makua.haumana.io, the new class portal to login or create an account from which youʻll be able to register for class.
  • All classes start the week of November 8.
  • All classes are held online.



Fall 2 Classes

Hoʻolauna ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi

Monday & Wednesday | 3:30pm – 4:30pm

This is an introductory course to ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi. Haumāna will learn a variety of Hawaiian words as well as basic sentences that they can use in everyday life!


Minecraft Wāhine IV

Wednesday 4:00pm – 5:00pm & Friday 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Wāhine will only be able to join this course from a laptop or desktop computer. We are adventuring into different server worlds and addressing the gender gap. This course is open to all who identify as wāhine.


Biomimicry: Inspirations and Innovations from Mauka to Makai

Tuesday & Wednesday | 3:30pm – 5:00pm

In this new edition of Biomimicry we will travel from Mauka to Makai to look for inspiring organisms for our place-based innovations. We’ll learn story mapping technologies as well as CAD and modeling technologies to help us discover and create a sustainable future from ridge to reef. Open to haumāna who are in Grade 6 and above.


Are we alone: A data science exploration of visitors from outer space to our islands

Monday | 3:30pm – 5:00pm

This class explores a public dataset of unidentified flying phenomena reported in the islands of Hawai‘i since the 1970s. Haumana will use this data to explore where the highest concentration of sights have occurred, where they have not occurred along with other data science experiments.



Level Design in Game Development

Monday & Thursday | 4:00pm – 5:30pm

In our game development course, haumāna will learn and expand their knowledge with Unity and level creation. This course will focus on designing levels and mechanics to create a multi-level 2D game with pre-made assets.


Sustainable Technology

Wednesday 5:00pm – 6:30pm

Na haumāna will learn more about sustainable technologies that exist throughout the Hawaiian islands, as well as in different areas in the world. Haumāna will have the opportunity to brainstorm and develop their own ideas for sustainable technology by using a variety of interactive platforms. Open to haumāna who are in grade 4 and above!

Haku JS 4.0 - Kilo Hōkū

Wednesday & Friday | 3:30pm – 5:00pm

The fourth edition of Haku JS weaves together JavaScript and Hawaiian astronomy. Just in time for the rising of Makali’i, nā Haumāna will learn the mo’olelo of Makahiki season constellations, visit heiau, experience the night sky through a powerful telescope and ultimately code an interactive stargazing experience in virtual reality.


Minecraft Server Building: Kauhale Edition

Thursday | 4:00pm – 6:00pm

This will be a max of 8 lucky students selected from a pool of registered students. We will learn how to use Minecraft as a tool to build hale, recreate fish ponds, and so much more! Let’s work together to build a fully functioning community while incorporating indigenous ʻike. 

Tech Tuesdays for November

November 2

5:00pm – 6:30pm 
Modeling a pandemic with p5js. Open to 6th grade + 

November 9

5:00pm – 6:30pm 
Pili ‘Āina: Scratching the Surface. Open to 5th grade +

November 16

5:00pm – 6:30pm 
Kukulu Hale (hale Papa’a). Open to 3rd grade +

November 23

 5:00pm – 7:00pm 
Robotics Workshop. Open to 5th grade + 

November 23

5:00pm – 6:30pm
Flavors of Code. Open to 6th grade + 


See video below for instructions on how to register if youʻre a first time user to the new parent portal

Nā Kumu

We provide coding, computer science, and technology exploration programming at Hālau ʻĪnana, a Hawaiian innovation and collaboration space located in Mōʻiliʻili. Kumu are Native Hawaiian or local people, many are parents, and all have CS knowledge and are passionate about sharing this knowledge to positively affect students’ lives.