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

 Read before registering…


  • 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.
  • Reach out to kokua@purplemaia.org with any nīnau.



Spring Classes

Minecraft Kauhale

PRIORITY GIVEN TO RESIDENTS OF THE PAPAKŌLEA HOMESTEAD: Haumāna will learn 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. If you are in need of a laptop or Minecraft account please contact kiane@purplemaia.org.

Jan 18, 2022 – Mar 10, 2022
Tuesday 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Thursday 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM 

Scratching the Surface: Aloha ʻĀina

Connecting haumāna to current events that demonstrates aloha ʻāina in their ahupuaʻa. Haumāna will research an event and re-tell this event in Scratch via a PSA, game, lesson or educational presentation.

Jan 19, 2022 – Mar 9, 2022
Wednesday 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Monday 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM


Squid Soundz: Music through Code

Make music through code with Sonic PI. Haumāna will learn about music theory and analyze components in songs of Hawaiʻi that can be implemented into their own projects.

Jan 19, 2022 – Mar 9, 2022
Monday 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM



Minecraft Wāhine

We are accepting all those who identify as wahine. Students will only be able to connect to our server through a laptop or desktop computer. Chromebooks or tablets will not be able to connect. In this course we will be diving deeper into the coding portion of Minecraft. Wāhine learn about how a server runs and how to implement sustʻāinable concepts. ldeal for 5th grade and up.

Jan 21, 2022 – Mar 11, 2022
Friday 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM


Squid Giggles

Explore the art of ha’ina nane (Hawaiian riddles) and learn how to craft your own interactive jokes and riddles in Scratch and p5.js. Beginners welcome. Ideal for 5th grade and up.

Jan 18, 2022Mar 10, 2022
Tuesday 3:30 PM4:30 PM
Thursday 3:30 PM4:30 PM

Dynamic Web Design

Haumāna will learn how to create appealing and interactive websites by diving into UI/UX (User Interface/Experience) web design theory and JavaScript functionality.

Jan 19, 2022 – Mar 9, 2022
Wednesday 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Monday 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM



Tech Tuesdays 



Tech Tuesday: Flavor of Code

We will cover various topics in programming such as coding practices, data types, functions, and much more! Nā haumāna will walk away with foundational knowledge and skills to become a coding expert.


February 8 & 15, 2022
5:00PM – 6:30PM

Tech Tuesday: Learning TinkerCAD

Combining robotics and the importance of Computer Aided Design (CAD), students will learn how to design in TinkerCAD while also recognizing the essential parts of robots. They will use their creativity to solve their own problems in TInkerCAD Beginners welcome! Please have a laptop or computer to use TInkerCAD.


Mar 1, 2022 
5:30PM – 6:30PM


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.