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6th Annual Hawaii Robofest Regional

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 […]

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 […]

MAHALO!!!

  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 […]

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 […]

Aquaponics in Education

There is an exciting new pilot project going on at Highlands Intermediate School in Pearl City, Hawaii. Thanks to a grant from the Pearl City Complex STEM Consortium, isisHawaii has partnered with Hapa Farms, the Hawaii Nutrition and Physical Activity Coalition (NPAC) and the University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) […]

2010 UHM GEARUP Summer STEM Day

On Monday, June 14th, 2010, 59 Farrington High School juniors from the University of Hawaii at Manoa GEARUP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) program participated in four workshops coordinated by isisHawaii and featuring Hawaii-based advanced tech companies. Students learned more about STEM (i.e., science, technology, engineering, mathematics) related majors and careers by […]