By Hawaiian Electric:
The results are in for the Hawaiian Electric Companies’ HawaiÊ»i State VEX VRC Robotics Championshipand … In a field of 36 middle and high school robotics teams from across the state, Highlands Intermediate School’s robotics team Team 394A earned the competition’s highest award (VEX Excellence Award – Middle School) and were named Tournament Champions along with Kohala High School’s Na Paniolo Team 2460A! Also, Pearl City High School’s Team 4142B captured the Robot Skills Challenge Champion Award and Amaze Award. All three teams plus Waialua High & Intermediate (VEX Excellence Award – High School) and Sacred Hearts Academy (Design Award) are qualified to participate in the VEX Worlds in Louisville, Kentucky this April.
808 Robotics, a homeschooled team from Pearl City, won the Innovate Award; Island Robotics (Daimos) from Waipahu won the Future Award, and Waipahu High School’s Marauder Rascals earned the Educate Award.
Full competition results and standings can be found here: https://www.robotevents.com/robot-competitions/vex-robotics-competition/RE-VRC-18-6624.html
RobotSkills_PearlCity – Hawaiian Electric’s Colton Ching with the Pearl City High School robotics team 4142B that captured the Robot Skills Challenge Champion Award and Amaze Award. Team 4142A, not shown, won the Think Award. Photo credit Art Kimura, HawaiÊ»i Space Grant Consortium.
VEX_Excellence_MS_Highlands – Hawaiian Electric’s Colton Ching, senior vice president – Planning & Technology, with the Highlands Intermediate School robotics team at the Hawaiian Electric Companies’ HawaiÊ»i State VEX VRC Robotics Championship held Jan. 12, 2019 at the University of HawaiÊ»i, MÄnoa Campus Center Ballroom. Highlands Team 394A earned the competition’s highest award, the VEX Excellence Award – Middle School, and shared the title of Tournament Champions with Kohala High School’s Na Paniolo Team 2460A. Photo credit Art Kimura, HawaiÊ»i Space Grant Consortium.