Iolani Team Is National Champion

Don Chapman
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April 22, 2009
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Iolani Team Is National Champion

(from left) Julia Zhang, Jessica Lynn Saylors, Dr. Carey Inouye (coach), Amy Ko, Anya Liao, Celia Ou and Adeline Li of Iolani School’s Team “NDC” recently celebrated their win as national champions in the U.S. Department of Energy’s “Real World Design Challenge” with Jeff Bloom (Hawaii RWDC coordinator). The six-member, all-girl team beat out nine other high school teams from nine different states to earn the nation’s top title

Okinawan Studies Receives Funding

The University of Hawaii Foundation and the School of Pacific & Asian Studies’ Center for Okinawan Studies at UH Manoa recently announced the creation of the WUB UH Manoa Center for Okinawan Studies Endowment fund, thanks to the Worldwide Uchinanchu Business Association. This is the first Okinawan Studies Endowment fund to be created at the university. Pictured (from left) are Bob Huey, Edward M. Kuba,Virginia Hinshaw, Robert T. Nakasone, Kathy Nelson, Ned Shultz and Leon Serafim

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