There has been a lot of interest from HI Capacity members and the maker community to open a Makerspace. We have attained our dedicated space! We are located in the Manoa Innovation Center. Enter through the front walkway, follow the sidewalk to your second door on the right. When you take the first left in the hallway, you will see our door on the right.

Hours of Operation

We’re no longer keeping regular open hours. Members have access to the space via keycard. Check out the calender for information about upcoming public events.

What is Provided

  • Space to work on software/hardware projects. Soldering is allowed.
  • A limited amount of storage space to store your projects
  • Comfortable chairs and tables
  • Whiteboards
  • A community of people that want to do things!
  • Space for holding talks and other events
  • High-speed wireless internet
  • Access to all public events and access to any member only events
  • Shared kitchen with sink, refrigerator, and Keurig

Equipment Available

  • HD Projector
  • Soldering tools
  • MakerBot Replicator (Fifth Generation) 3D printer

Monthly Dues

$60/month — Basic membership, which includes access to the space.

$75/month — This includes basic membership, a locker, and a HI Capacity email address (if requested). You can advertise your membership or talk about your projects! Your additional contribution will go towards opening a larger Makerspace and equipment. By contributing a little more, you can help our Makerspace grow even faster!

Starving Hacker and Student rates are available. Please email maker(a)



$15/month — Locker to store projects (subject to availability). Lockers are assigned on first come, first serve basis. If you are interested in getting a locker please see Noah, Ed, or James. Please note that the higher tier of membership includes a locker, if you want an additional one, you will need to pay an extra $15/month.


UH Innovation Lab Bldg 37, Honolulu, HI 96822

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Parking @ UH Manoa is $5 / day in the marked stalls.

Our Future

  • 24-hour access for upper tier members
  • More storage space

And we’ll continue to grow.

  • Monitors
  • More desks and a laptop bar
  • Space for machinery
  • More 3D printers
  • CNC Machines
  • Laser cutters
  • Lathes and other tools
  • Espresso Machine
  • Any maker tool you can imagine!