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Fall classes

Aloha e nā makua a me nā haumāna! Below are Fall papa that average 6 weeks in length. And a few single-day workshops. Review course details and sign up below.

  

ʻŌpio Classes | ʻŌpio Workshops | Adult workshops 

Class Descriptions

Beat of Life: Storytelling

Students will work towards mastering the Scratch program to develop a sense of computer coding. Their final task will be to recreate a story based on a family story or experience.

  • Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:00pm – 5:00pm

  • Important dates: First class is on Monday, November 2. No class on Wednesday, November 11. Hōʻike is on the last day of class on Wednesday, December 9.

  • Ipad or laptop are acceptable devices. If you are in need of a device, you can still register.

  • Class is held on Zoom

  • Open to 6th – 12th grade

  • Class size is 10 – 15 students

 

Squids Soundz: Make music with code!

Nā haumāna will learn to create music for gaming using Sonic Pi, a live coding environment based on Ruby. All levels welcome.

 

  • Wednesdays and Fridays from 3:30pm – 5:00pm

  • Important dates: First class is on Wednesday, November 4. Hōʻike is on the last day of class on Friday, December 11 during class hours.

  • Mac or PC are acceptable devices. If you are in need of a device, you can still register.

  • Class is held on Zoom

  • Open to 6th – 12th grade

  • Class size is up to 18 students

 

Field Biology Fridays

Learn how to take environmental observations and how to draw flora and fauna around you. In addition, learn how to document observations in Google Earth projects!

 

  • Fridays from 3:30pm – 5:00pm

  • Important dates: First class is on Friday, November 6. Hōʻike is on the last day of class on Friday, December 11 during class hours.

  • Mac or PC are acceptable devices. If you are in need of a device, you can still register.

  • Class is held on Zoom

  • Open to 6th – 12th grade

  • Class size is 15 – 20 students

 

Workshops (for ʻōpio)

 

VR Huakaʻi

Explore your world with Unity! Learn how to create realistic 3D terrain using GIS data and texturing tools. Then immerse yourself in your newly created environment.

November 14 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm 

 

VR Dance

Weʻre taking movement styles of popping, locking and house into the virtual studio. How can virtual tools enhance our creativity? Letʻs boogie and see!

 

November 16th and 17th from 4:00pm – 6:00pm

 

Minecraft Ahupuaʻa

Recreate our moku with the elements that make ahupuaʻa thriving places via the gaming platform Minecraft.

December TBD

Workshops (for adults)

 

Digital Event Planning

In this three day workshop, participants will learn basic to advance concepts about the internet, how to host and troubleshoot an online event and gain confidence to host their own events. We will be covering various video platforms, machine learning, how computer vision works and the back end of hosting large scale online event.

November 4th, 5th and 10th from 5:15pm to 7:15pm 

 

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.