Hawaii Maker hopes to help makers, maker clubs, and makerspaces across the Aloha State connect with each other, collaborate, and share the latest news. There are a number of ways to join the:
Honolulu Makerspace. “We’re transforming dreamers into doers… We want to raise the bar and level of knowledge here in the islands. What better way than to teach and connect like-minded people who share the same passion?”
Hours: Monday-Friday, 6pm-12am Saturday-Sunday, 11am-6pm
Address: The Box Jelly, 307-C Kamani Street, Honolulu, HI
A collaborative community. “What could you make with access to hundreds of thousands of dollars of equipment? Oahu Makerspace is looking for members with a passion for making, including: Inventors, Engineers, Hobbyists, Shop Classes, High School Robotics, and STEM Educators.”
Address: 527 Cummins Street, Honolulu, HI
Contact: (808) 351-8059
“A hub for all things HI Fashion… Use open studio time to work on your projects, or sign up for a class or workshop. Sewing machines, cutting tables, art supplies, fabric, notions, and more are available at the space.”
Membership: $10/hour, $18/hour for photo studio
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Saturday, 10-2
Address: Ward Warehouse Level 2 (above T&C Surf), 1050 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu, HI
"Maui Makers is a maker space on the island of Maui – i.e. we provide tools, space, instruction and community to support the making of things."
Membership: $30/month, $300/year
Hours: Varies, established members get a key to the space.
Address: Behind Community Work Day, off E Camp 5 Road, Puunene, HI
"Hawaii TechWorks’ Design Lab, in Hilo, Hawaii, is the computing center and co-working space component of our Community Workshop. Participation in the Hawaii TechWorks program is membership-based, and open to all members of the community."
Membership: $60/month, $50/month for seniors, $40/month for students
Hours: Monday – Friday, 11a.m. – 5p.m., or by appointment
Address: East Hawaii Community Development Corporation (EHCDC), 113 Kuawa Street, Hilo, Hawaii 96720
"Our goals: Permanent workshop space for member use; equipment and tools for making; discover and keep in touch with other makers and groups in Kauai and Hawaii; and connect to the communities of Kauai, Hawaii and DIY-at-large."