Hour of Code!

It’s that time of year again–time to say mele kalikimaka and hauʻoli… pule kamepiula? It’s Computer Science Education Week which means that everyone is doing Hour of Code. For real, everyone seems …

#GivingTuesday

We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Apparently, there’s a global movement to encourage folks to give back called #GivingTuesday. On Tuesday, December 1, …

Purple Maiʻa August Workshops!

You can learn about the basics of coding at two workshops next month at the Sullivan Center at ʻIolani school. The first will run through basics in iOS mobile app development …

Mahalo!

Purple Maiʻa is happy to announce that after a successful pilot year running after-school technology maker classes at Jarrett Middle School, we’ve received funding to continue our work at Jarrett …

Mauna Kea, technology, and kuleana

 By Purple Maiʻa Board and Staff: Donavan Kealoha, Olin Lagon, Kelsey Amos, Kamuela Enos, Nāpali Souza, Forest Frizzell, and Marion Ano   After watching kiaʻi mauna maintain their protection of …

Visioning the Tech ʻAuwai

  What a journey we have been on in the last few months as we vision our way toward an indigenized, Hawaiian technology education pathway–a “Tech ʻAuwai” if you will. …

EdTech Meetup, September 2014

It’s been almost a month since the EdTech meetup that we organized in partnership with Punahou School, and I’m still not done thinking through everything I learned there. One lesson …