There are many Kubernetes providers, but if you're just getting started, Minikube is a tool that you can use to get your feet wet.
$ minikube dashboard
This will give you an overview. Some of the steps below need some timing to make resources available to other dependent deployments. Keeping an eye on the dashboard is a great way to check that.
Follow the installation instruction for Human Connection. If all the pods and services have settled and everything looks green in your minikube dashboard, expose the services you want on your host system.
$ minikube service nitro-web --namespace=human-connection
$ minikube service nitro-backend --namespace=human-connection