Ēwe i ka honua, kupu i ke ao! Unleash your ‘ōiwi genius into the world this summer! ʻŌiwi STEAM learning will empower K-12 haumāna to address 21st century challenges in a culturally-grounded, resilient, adaptive way, bridging modern and traditional viewpoints and practices.
Hālau Kupukupu Innovations Academy applications open January 2, 2018! For course descriptions and registration details, view our 2018 Summer Course Catalog.
New Middle School courses (see pg. 16 & 17) include:
New High School courses (starts on pg. 21) include:
Applications available from January 2, 2018 to February 15, 2018
Space is limited. Seats available for both KS and non-KS campus students.
A list of 2018 Hālau Kupukupu Innovation Academy important dates:
Applications available for 2018 Hālau Kupukupu Summer Innovations Academy
Deadline for 2018 Hālau Kupukupu Summer Innovations Academy applications
First Day: 2018 Hālau Kupukupu Summer Innovations Academy
Last Day: 2018 Hālau Kupukupu Summer Innovations Academy
Additional class specific dates will be given at the beginning of the session.
Learn more about Hālau Kupukupu Innovations Academy:
June 30, 2016
KS Hawai‘i adds a fourth kula
KS Hawai‘i redesigned its campus outreach program, Hālau Kupukupu, to be a new school for the campus with expanded capacity and kuleana to better deliver upon Kūhanauna (SP2020).
June 30, 2016
Motta promoted to Hālau Kupukupu poʻokumu
Joy “Hauʻoli” Motta is the first poʻokumu (principal) for KS Hawaiʻi’s fourth kula, Hālau Kupukupu Innovations Academy.
Read and listen to stories about Hālau Kupukupu that have appeared on local media channels.
July 17, 2016
Hawaiʻi Tribune-Herald: STEAMing Ahead
HTH reporter Kirsten Johnson takes a closer look at the summer program's emphasis on STEAM and the engaging form lessons take on during the 4-week program.
February 2, 2016
KAPA Radio FM: Interview with Joy Motta and Marcie Saquing
Listen and learn more about the 2016 program in an interview with Jaz and Kaʻea on KAPA Radio.