Available courses

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

Art Sundays: Origami folding

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Tech tuesday: Flavor of code Spring 1 2022

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Michele KauahiMegan Nepshinsky

Tech Tuesday: Learning TinkerCAD

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Jimie Napoleon-Kanaha

Minecraft Wāhine

E komo mai to Minecraft Wahine! 

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 will learn about how a server runs and how to implement sustʻāinable concepts through Minecraft. 


1/20 Orientation 


Jerneen KauahiMegan NepshinskyKiane Prietto

Squid Soundz: Music through Code

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

Elon KanayamaMichele KauahiJimie Napoleon-Kanaha

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

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.

Michele KauahiMegan Nepshinsky