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StartSomeGood: Fund Drive for Nanakuli – MAHALO!

The Nanakuli Community Aquaponics Center StartSomeGood peer-funding campaign has closed and, unfortunately, it has fallen far short of our goal. isisHawaii would like to thank all our pledgees who believed in this initiative — your support has inspired us to continue seeking all the required resources to realize this vision for the Nanakuli community. The […]

KULA: Nanakuli Science Lab

isisHawaii’s second outdoor science lab was just completed at Nanakuli Intermediate School. The Ipu Waiwai Kula – ‘AE “Aquaponics in Education” project (funded by the U.S. Dept. of Education Native Hawaiian Education Program) provides the resources and specialists for Wai‘anae and Nanakuli Intermediate Schools to develop multidisciplinary culture-based lesson plans to engage youth in 21st […]

Ipu Waiwai Kula – ‘AE: Wai‘anae

Our first outdoor science lab at Wai‘anae Intermediate School is finished! On Saturday, Nov 17, 2012,  Hapa Farms facilitated an installation and maintenance workshop for teachers from Wai‘anae and Nanakuli Intermediate Schools to prepare for the launch of their “Aquaponics in Education” projects next semester. The workshop began with a solemn ceremony by Kahu “Uncle” […]

2012 NIEA Conference – Oklahoma City, USA

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 […]

2012 R2R Game Workshop

The 5th Annual Hawaii Robofest season is underway with isisHawaii hosting the program’s first workshop held on Saturday, January 14th, 2012, at Highlands Intermediate School. This year’s game, “Robot 2 the Rescue”, challenges students to design, manipulate and program NXT LEGO® robots in a mock rescue course. Program Director Jake Tamaye and Joe Adcock (volunteer […]

5th Annual Hawaii Robofest Kickoff

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 […]

2011 Hawaii Robofest Regional

The 2011 Hawai‘i Robofest Tournament (held Saturday, April 16 at Leeward Community College) was a great success! The tournament featured over 200 students competing in autonomous robotic challenges and showcasing robotic inventions and exhibits. This year’s theme, “My EcoSystem,” challenged Hawai‘i students to explore how innovative good stewards can be in caring for the environment. […]