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PURPLE MAIʻA

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ʻĪNANA

Spring classes

Aloha e nā makua a me nā haumāna! Below are Spring papa that average 8 weeks in length. Review course details and sign up below.

Orientation for all papa is on March 24 and 25 from 3:30-4:30pm via Zoom. ʻOhana only need to attend one session.

Hōʻike week is May 24 thru 28.

Class Descriptions

Web Dev + Entrepreneurship II *FULL

Nā haumāna will continue building upon HTML, CSS and JS skills and delve deeper into how they can incorporate design (as mentioned above) & marketing strategies into their websites.
  • Monday + Wednesday | 5:00 – 6:30 pm
  • First class is on March 29
  • Class held on Zoom
  • Max 12 students
  • Mac or PC are acceptable devices. If you are in need of a device, you can still register.

 

 

 

Learning How to Learn: Digital Tools to Build Confidence

This is primarily a study course, where students learn study and digital tools to work smart, build confidence and learn the foundations of the digital world. This is ideal from 4th grade and up.
  • Tuesday | 4:00 – 5:15 pm
  • First class is March 30
  • Max 12 students
  • PC/Mac and Desktop/Laptop are acceptable devices. If you are in need of a device, you can still register. 

 

Squidz Institute of Creative Code *FULL

In this hands-on creative coding course, nā haumāna will play with algorithms to co-create interactive and expressive visual designs. For their hō’ike, nā haumāna will live code a collaborative digital mural in real-time across the internet. Beginners welcome. Ideal for 6th grade +.

  • Wednesday + Friday | 3:30 – 5:00 pm
  • First class is on March 31
  • Class held on Zoom
  • Max 12 students
  • Mac or PC are acceptable devices. If you are in need of a device, you can still register.

 

Minecraft: Wāhine Edition v2 *FULL

Basics of Minecraft for wāhine while also understanding how the video gaming platform can be used to bridge the gender gap. Together weʻll learn: Keyboard functions, Potions, Building/Engineering, Redstone Mechanics, The Nether Resources, Exploring the world of Minecraft.

While we are so lucky to have haumāna of all genders in our courses, we wanted to offer a special Minecraft class to help grow and cultivate our girls (inclusive of cis and trans girls), whose viewpoints are underrepresented yet very needed in Computer Science education and the technology workforce. Later this spring we’ll be offering a Minecraft workshop geared toward a mix of all genders, please stay tuned!

  • Wednesday 4:00 – 5:00 pm + Friday 4:00 – 6:00 pm
  • First class is March 31
  • Max 20 students
  • PC/Mac and Desktop/Laptop are acceptable devices. Must download Minecraft 1.15.2. If you are in need of a device, you can still register.

 

Hoʻolauna ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi *FULL

This beginner’s level of ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi will teach haumāna how to introduce themselves, their one hānau and research features of the ahupuaʻa they or their ʻohana come from. With the assistance of Open Street maps and other mapping tools, haumāna will complete a powerpoint/keynote presentation, ma ka ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi, that highlights themselves and the ahupuaʻa they belong to thus connecting us to our ʻāina.
  • Tuesday + Thursday | 3:30 – 4:30 pm
  • First class is March 30
  • Max 12 students
  • PC/Mac and Desktop/Laptop are acceptable devices. If you are in need of a device, you can still register.

 

 

 

Biomimicry: Nature-Inspired Innovation *FULL

This adventure will introduce us to some of the most incredible life forms in Hawai’i, and their amazing superpowers. We’ll learn from Nature, and become more connected with Nature, as we work in teams to create innovative technologies inspired by Life in the islands. By combining lessons from Nature with innovative thinking and 3D modeling technologies, we’ll begin to imagine and create a world that is more sustainable, and a Hawai’i that is better for our ‘aina as well as our human and non-human ‘ohana. This course is ideal for 6th-12th grade.
  • Tuesday + Thursday 4:00 – 5:30 pm
  • First class is March 30
  • Max 12 students
  • PC/Mac and Desktop/Laptop are acceptable devices. If you are in need of a device, you can still register.

Nā Kumu

We provide coding, computer science, and technology exploration programming at Hālau ʻĪnana, a Native 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.