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