The Digital Bus is a mobile science, technology, and 'Ike Hawai'i classroom designed to supplement curriculum to the students of Maui and Moloka`i. The program is currently managed by the Maui Economic Development Board, a non-profit 501 (c) 3.
The Digital Bus was originally founded by Alaka`ina, a non-profit 501 (c) 3, to ensure that the young men and women of Hawai`i have the skills and competencies they need to be effective leaders. Alaka'ina made this a reality by innovative educational programs that combine leadership, science and technology, and environmental stewardship.
MAUI DIGITAL BUS
MOLOKA`I DIGITAL BUS
The mission of The Digital Bus is to encourage interest in science and technology among the underrepresented student populations in grades K-12. Currently operated by the The Maui Economic Development Board, the Digital Bus program serves as one of the organizations educational outreach goal to expand the next generation of leaders and scientists capable of developing and supporting critical technologies for the future. We offer a state of the art mobile learning platform and field-based science projects to K-12 students that incorporate technology & culture and meet the Department of Education Hawai'i Content and Performance Standards (HCPS) and the Next Generation Science Standards. Additionally, we ensure long-term impact via educator professional development opportunities and equipment lending programs.