Available courses

Scratch & Programming Basics

Indulge in an intro to Scratch Basics created asynchronously by Michele Kauahi! 

Michele Kauahi

Advanced Minecraft Server Building

This course is designed to teach haumana how to develop their own server world. Only a few selected haumana will be invited to this extension Minecraft course. 

Extension class 5-6 pm 

Invited students would be able to upload a new server world (i.e., Jar World)

Build items and develop in gmc as an /op they will be in charge of smaller break out groups in Minecraft Wāhine


Jimie Napoleon-KanahaKiane Prietto

Haku JS 3.0 - A creative coding class

Haku JS 3.0

This session of Haku JS will focus on Kanaka architecture and engineering, machine learning and virtual reality JavaScript libraries. We’ll also continue to explore topology and 3D geometry through hands-on activities. We are so fortunate to have faculty and students from all five of the Claremont Colleges joining us this fall to provide additional support to nā haumāna.


This class is ideal for 5th graders and up and will be hybrid in-person and online.

Further Class Meeting Information: 

Wednesday and Friday from 3:30-5:00 pm 


Tiana HendersonJacqueline KroupaNoah ManuelJimie Napoleon-KanahaAllena Villanueva

Art Sundays: Origami folding

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Future Ancestors Summer Community Exploration

The Future Ancestors Community Innovation Exploration is a 4 week Summer Learning Experience provided by the Purple Mai'a Foundation that will empower students to explore their community in search of Waiwai.  This learning experience lays the foundations for future explorations into Indigenous Innovation and Entrepreneurship. 

Mike SarmientoCharmaine Woodward

Mālama Manō: ‘Ike Kūpuna and Artificial Intelligence


4 - 5pm HST


Haumāna will team up with a National Geographic research team working to learn from and better understand the sharks of the Hawaiian Islands. We will explore the lessons that manō and other marine creatures can teach us, and how we can use a combination of drones, artificial intelligence and insights from the ancestors to better kilo and mālama our ocean home.

From September 15 to October 6 you’ll virtually come aboard the E/V Nautilus research vessel and tune in for live updates from aboard the ship.


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Tech Tuesday: Thatʻs Mad!

Make your own mad libs generator that you can use with your friends!

Haumāna will learn the basics of HTML, CSS and JavaScript, all the while being able to customize a mad libs template to make their own! We hope you will join us on September 16th from 6-7:00 PM

JavaScript & Puppetry!

Let’s draw silly characters and then bring them to life onscreen by moving our bodies. 


Haumāna will learn a simple JavaScript program that maps their digital artwork to real time motion via webcam.