Hawai‘i Robofest celebrated its 6th annual Regional Qualifier on Saturday, April 27th, at the beautiful University of Hawaii West O‘ahu campus. Over 230 students (48 teams) participated, including 4 new schools from West O‘ahu (Nanakuli, Wai‘anae) and Kalihi. Tournament results are, as follows: SRCC Game Category (Jr Division – 17 entries): 1st place: 783-1 Team […]
On Wednesday, December 5th, 2012, isisHawaii celebrated a special milestone — 10 years in Hawaii! The event was attended by community partners, educators, administrators, students and many others who shared the decade-long journey with us. A big “MAHALO!” to Silver Sponsor CH2M Hill, Bronze Sponsors 3D Academy and Crystal Mills and to all attendees […]
The National Indian Education Association (NIEA) hosted its 43rd annual conference, “Maintaining Traditions in a Digital Era,” in Oklahoma City this year (Oct 18-21, 2012). Among the indigenous groups represented were American Indians, Alaskan Natives and Native Hawaiians. isisHawaii was proud to be included in this national indigenous education forum, sharing findings from the “Ipu […]
This animate was adapted from a talk given at the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education and creativity expert and recipient of the RSA’s Benjamin Franklin award. Click image to advance to videoclip.
REPower (Renewable Energy Power) is an “Immersive Discovery Learning” tool to help students learn more about renewable energy. Developed by Hyperspective Studios in partnership with isisHawaii, this prototype was made possible by a grant from the Hawaii Technology Development Venture to explore the effectiveness of high-quality interactive virtual gaming in the classroom. (Click on photo […]
Meet student inventor, Leeden Raquel, a 7th grader at Highlands Intermediate. With skills he acquired through an isisHawaii project with partner 3D Academy and the complex’s STEM initiatives, Leeden created a device to test the torque (rotational force) of motors used in building robots for the VEX robotic program. Collin Kobayashi (CEO/Founder of 3D […]
isisHawaii sponsored the 2011-12 Hawaii Robofest Seasonal Kickoff on Saturday, October 1st, 2011, hosted by community partner, Highlands Intermediate School. Robofest (an autonomous scholastic robotics program originated at Lawrence Tech University in Southfield, MI) is entering it’s 5th year in Hawaii. The Hawaii region boasts the largest number of participants in this international program, with […]
Pearl City – Based on research and technology developed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), 4th and 5th graders from Palisades Elementary School proposed an innovative solution to help young diabetics manage their diabetes without the discomfort of daily blood sugar testing. First place winners at the 2011 Hawaii Robofest Exhibition Competition (Junior Division), […]