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Upcoming in November

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Coming in November We had some great classes in October and more to come in November! Maui Makers is still working out the details of the November schedule, but expect to see Arduino, Wearables, 3D printing and more Tinkering. We will be meeting every Thursday at St Anthony and hope to add more dates shortly. October highlights Make Your Own ... Read More »

Maui Makers has Incorporated as a Non-Profit in the State of Hawaii

Minwax stain pens in Red Mahogany and Ebony on bamboo flooring.

Welcome to the new, improved Maui Makers. We’re still in the process of getting the IRS to approve our 501(c)(3) status, but are in the home stretch. Stay posted here as we revamp the website, establish recurring workshops and hopefully get a permanent space soon. In the meantime, if you can drop by TEDxMaui on Sunday to help us with ... Read More »

Weekly Meeting Update

This week Thursday, May 30 2013, will be the last open public meeting we will be hosting at the Pu’unene facility. We are pretty much moved out of the main room and kitchen, which the DoEdu will be converting to offices.Come on down to the space this week and help us celebrate what has been a great run.There are no ... Read More »

Makers Moving Out of Pu’unene F2 Building by June 1st

Aloha Makers and Friends, Maui Makers needs a new space. We have been asked to vacate most of the F2 Cafeteria building in from which we have been operating in Pu’unene by June 1, 2013. The Hawaii Dept of Education, who manages the buildings, requires the space for newly hired Resource Coordinators for the Special Education Group. Mahalo HI Dept ... Read More »

Work Meeting May 10th 2012

Storage Closet Before

We had a great meeting on thursday may 10th sprucing up the new space. Brian Thomas came roaring in early ready to paint. We picked up a big bucket of used paint from CWD and got rolling. Over the next couple hours we had a half dozen people or more come thru and lend a hand. The results were pretty ... Read More »

Maui Makers has a Real Building!

Maui Makers Container and Building in Pu'unene

Its official, Maui Makers now has use of 1550+sqft of the F-2 Cafeteria building in Pu’unene, courtesy Hawaii Dept of Education. This is the building next to our container, so the basic location has not changed. However, now we have: a large (34′ x 31′) open classroom a kitchen (14 x 22) with two sinks, stove, and washer/dryer a small ... Read More »

Prime and Dmize visit Maui Makers

Dmize throwie on Maui Makers container

Hui No’eau was running a young adult workshop this week (7/12/11) on Aerosol Mural Painting My son took workshop and I invited the instructor, Prime (of 808Urban), and crew to our Thursday night meeting. Prime, Dmize and Paula (Photographer) came down and talked story for a couple hours. It was a great conversation. We talked about Makers, fab tech, teaching ... Read More »

Workbenches from Scrap Wood (mostly)

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After last week’s scrap bin project we turned our attention back to outfitting the space. We needed workbenches – and our friend Mike Drescher had kindly brought in a whole bunch of 2x6s he had saved from a deconstructed deck. We decided to start building at our regular Thursday meeting on June 16. Brian T, Brian I, Adam Rosen and ... Read More »

First Container Delivery

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On Tuesday May 2, 2011 our first container was moved from Haiku to Pu’unene. It was supposed to be a quick pickup and haul but didnt quite work out that way. The container was located in a field behind a house on a plateau overlooking the Pacific. Nice view. There were several trees that blocked access directly from the driveway, ... Read More »

We have a Container!

Our First Container, at its old home.

We have talked about using containers to create our space.  Cole, Tommy and others have played with various designs on their own for a long time.  The Community Work Day folks have said we could put containers on their space. So when Cole found a 40′ High Cube, Aluminum container on Craigslist Tuesday, I called.  Yesterday, I bought it. It ... Read More »

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