Punahou team wins in national contest
Team Kaizen of Punahou School
was one of the top five winners of the nationwide Voices of Innovation video contest, sponsored by Innovation America Foundation (IAF). Teammates include Ryan Catalani, Kevin Lee, Jonathan Santiago
, and Ashley Nabeshima
IAF invited teams of high school students to submit 45-second videos answering the question: "How can you improve your world through innovation?" All winning videos can be viewed at www.innovationfound.org.
honored 24 students from Radford
and Waipahu high schools
for volunteering to paint 10 murals at its Moanalua Pediatric Clinic. They put in more than 550 hours of work to complete the 4-by-25-foot murals.
, principal of Yogi Kwong Engineers, LLC, received the sole Microtunneling Achievement Award from the Colorado School of Mines. It recognizes his work on award-winning projects that include the Nimitz Highway Reconstructed Sewer, and the Hart Street Dual Force Main.
The Organ Donor Center of Hawaii
named Stephen A. Kula
as its new executive director. He was president and CEO of Hospice Hawaii for 12 years, executive director for The Arc in Hawaii, and director of long-term care for AIG Insurance Company, Inc.
Shining Stars appears several times a week in the Star-Bulletin