Mid-Pacific Insitute: Preservation

Historical Preservation

The Historical Preservation course helps eleventh and twelfth grade students master history and technology concepts through an innovative project-based curriculum. Using a Faro laser scanner, high school students digitally preserve historically significant artifacts in 3D, with up to 1mm accuracy, often partnering with community organizations.


Latest Project
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The 11th and 12th grade students of the 2015-2016 Historical Preservation course at Mid-Pacific Institute used a Faro laser scanner to digitally preserve the halau at the Kanewai Lo'i located at the University of Hawaii. The halau was identified by the students in the class as in need of historical preservation because it is a replica of an ancient hale wa'a and it is used to educate people abo…

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