FAQs

  • How do I participate?
  • Is the contest just for students?
    • No. All ages are welcome to participate.
  • What stage of the project is eligible to enter?
    • Ideas and/or Concepts (existing prototypes or deployed technologies are ineligible to enter; in the near future, the Purple Prize may include later stage projects as a separate category)
  • How do I submit a Concept?
    • Click here and and complete the questionnaire as thoughtfully and thoroughly as possible.
  • How do I form a team
    • Ask a friend. Find new friend. To be successful in this challenge, teams will need to have overlapping skill sets and perspectives that represent Hawaiʻi’s cultural and technical communities.
  • What happens after I submit my idea or concept?
    • Our internal team will review the thoughtfulness of your replies to the questionnair
  • How long is the development period?
    • Three to four months
    • Demo Day is planned for the Fall 2016 in Honolulu
  • More questions?
    • email us at kokua [at] purplemaia.org