Startup Camp Application

Welcome to the 2019 Nalukai Summer Startup Camp application! We appreciate your interest in applying to Nalukai and for giving us the chance to read about your ideas, your aspirations, your experiences, and that which makes you uniquely you. We pledge to read your application both thoroughly and thoughtfully. Please note that this form cannot save your work, so we recommend drafting your responses in a separate document before entering it here and submitting the application.

The application has been extended to April 25.


Please complete the form below

Background Information
Name *
Please consider me for admission to... *
Your Gender *
Do you identify as someone of Native Hawaiian descent?
What type of school do you attend? *
What grade are you currently in? *
How did you find out about Nalukai Academy? *
Leadership & Vision
Engineering & Technology
Creativity & Design
Entrepreneurship & Hustle/Grit
Technical Skills
Rank your ability in the following technical skills *
Rank your ability in the following technical skills
"I believe I have a strong skillset in..."
Public Speaking
Studio Art
Digital Art
Use this section to showcase your work by linking to projects, websites, etc. Please note that we will not contact you to fix broken links. Check your links/sharing settings with friends or family before submitting! Suggested platforms for sharing work: Google Drive, Youtube, Imgur, Personal Website. Please copy URLs into the fields below. Each field takes only one URL, so if you have multiple use the last field.
Reference Form
Please ask a teacher, coach, or mentor who knows you well to fill out our reference form. Below, enter her or his name and school/employer. Please provide the following link/address to your reference and ask for the form to be submitted before the deadline of April 25, 2019. It is your responsibility to ensure that your reference form is received by the deadline. Applicants without a reference are usually disadvantaged in our competitive admission process. Please find the form link below:
Name of Reference *
Name of Reference
Nalukai Academy & Purple Prize Innovation Fellowship (Optional Opportunity for Oʻahu residents)
We are proud to announce a new partnership with Oʻahuʻs Purple Maiʻa organization. Would you be interested in being considered for the Nalukai & Purple Prize Innovation Fellowship Program? The Fellowship aims to educate and encourage high school youth to pursue tech entrepreneurship rooted in Hawaiian values through advanced innovation workshops and unique shadowing experiences. We strongly encourage Oʻahu residents to apply for this exciting opportunity. If you are interested, please fill out the additional four questions below.