Mililani Mauka School wins energy event
Mililani Mauka Elementary School
won $10,000 in the inaugural Home Energy Challenge, sponsored by the state Department of Education and the Hawaiian Electric Company. The contest promoted simple, low-cost ways students and their families could save energy at home.
Winners of the $1,000 prize include Aina Haina, Hokulani, Holomua, Kaneohe, Kapunahala, Laie, Makalapa, Manoa, Maunawili, and Noelani Elementary Schools.
Some 20 public high school students were awarded scholarships for the Pacific and Asian Affairs Council's 2008 Summer Study Tour to China and Taiwan. The students and their schools are: Marc Abundo, and Mallory Miner, Kauai; Tien Austin and Alyssa Foo, Kealakehe; Mitch Cadiz, Farrington; Jessica Caraang, Maui; Amber-Tiana DeMarco and Martinea Trippett, Waianae; Richard Gima and Tristan Lopes, Lanai; Liam Graham, Connections; Judy Guo, Annie Tran, and Roger Shiu, Roosevelt; Marcie Kagawa, Aiea; Kawika Keahiolalo, Waiakea; Lin Rui Li and Chelsea Tran, UH Laboratory; Alyssa Nishihira, Waimea; Jennifer Quach and Leigh Ann Tangaro, Campbell; Malakhi Reynolds, Radford.
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