Submitted by Hawaiian Electric:

A team of “mathletes” from Highlands Intermediate qualified for the Hawaiʻi State MATHCOUNTS® competition after this weekend’s Oahʻu Chapter MATHCOUNTS sponsored by Hawaiian Electric! The state event, also sponsored by Hawaiian Electric, will be held on March 7 at Kamehameha School's Kapalama Campus. Highlands, along with Washington Middle, Punahou, Kawananakoa, ‘Iolani, Mililani Middle and two neighbor island teams will compete for a spot to the national competition to be held in Boston, MA in May.


Washington Middle School

Overall Winner

Oʻahu Chapter MATHCOUNTS® Competition

Photo by Harry Alama, Hawaiian Electric

Standing left to right: Lynne Unemori, vice president-corporate relations, Hawaiian Electric; Dewey

Gottlieb, DOE Education Specialist for Math; Sung Park, Coach – Washington Middle School; Kenso

Kume; Haeri Kim; Kenny Thai; Kent Kiyama; Christine Routon, Assistant Coach – Washington Middle

School; Carol Kellett, MATHCOUNTS volunteer; and Dale Hahn, Senior Policy Advisor to Senator Brian

Schatz. Washington Middle School has earned the Oʻahu Chapter MATHCOUNTS overall winner trophy

since 2010.