Hā Initiative: Creative STEM After-School Program

21st Century Community Learning Centers

Contact Information:

1132 Bishop Street, Suite 100
Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: 808-521-4531
Fax: 808-521-4538
Email: hcapstem@hcapweb.org

Program Description:

The Hā Initiative is a fun and creative place for kids in grades 2 through 8 to spend their after-school time. Through this program, kids learn and grow by exploring the worlds of Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM).

The program is free and gives participants an after-school snack, tutoring, a chance to meet other kids and enjoy exciting, hands-on science projects and computer activities. They can also join a LEGO League robotics team!

Activities for Participants:

  • LEGO Robotics
  • FIRST and Junior FIRST LEGO League Robotics Competition
  • Digital story-telling
  • Science Experiments
  • Creating original music using Garage Band
  • Field Trips

View the Hā Initiative Brochure (PDF)

Download the Participant Registration Packet here!
E-mail your completed Participant Registration Packet to hcapstem@hcapweb.org OR bring it in to one of the STEM Exploration Centers (hours and locations are listed below).

Volunteers Wanted!

We love our volunteers! If you are an adult, college student or high school student with a passion for education and would like to volunteer and make a difference in the lives of our participants, please click on the link below to receive more information including application details!

Download the Volunteer Application here.
Email your completed Volunteer Application to hcapstem@hcapweb.org

Hā Initiative Locations

Kalihi STEM Exploration Center
Kaiulani Elementary School, Room A4
783 N. King St.
Honolulu, HI 96817
Hours: M, T, R, F: 2:30-5:30pm and W: 1:30-5:30pm
Google Map Link
Read more about the HCAP Kalihi-Palama District Service Center here.

Leeward STEM Exploration Center
HCAP Leeward District Service Center
85-555 Farrington Hwy.
Waiʻanae, HI 96792
Hours: M, T, R, F: 2:00-5:00pm and W: 1:00-5:00pm
Google Map Link
Read more about the HCAP Leeward District Service Center here.

Central STEM Exploration Center
HCAP Central District Service Center
99-102 Kalaloa St.
Aiea, HI 96701
Hours: M, T, R, F: 2:30-5:30pm and W: 1:30-5:30pm
Google Map Link
Read more about the HCAP Central District Service Center here.

Windward STEM Exploration Center
Waiahole Elementary School
48-215 Waiahole Valley Rd.
Kāneʻohe, HI 96744
Hours: M, T, R, F: 2:00-5:00pm and W: 1:00-5:00pm
Google Map Link
Read more about the HCAP Windward District Service Center here.

Palolo STEM Exploration Center
Palolo Valley Homes
2195 Ahe St.
Honolulu, HI 96816
Hours: M, T, R, F: 2:30-5:30pm and W: 2:30-5:30pm
Google Map Link
Read more about the HCAP Leahi District Service Center here.