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Hawaii’s biggest family-friendly STEM event returns to Kapolei

RETURNED TO KAPOLEI TODAY. FAMILIES CAME OUT TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII WEST OAHU CAMPUS… FOR THE “ELLISON ONIZUKA DAY OF EXPLORATION.

” THERE WERE OVER A HUNDRED HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES, WORKSHOPS AND CLASSES FOR ALL AGES TO ENJOY… MANY FOCUSED ON SCIENCE, TECOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATH. TODAY’S EVENT IS MEANT TO HELP THE NEXT GENERATION FIND THEIR PASSION.

Hawaii's biggest family-friendly STEM event returns to Kapolei

ELLIOT ZYSMAN, TROOP 33 MANOA: “1151 I HEARD THERE’S ROBOTICS STUFF UP THERE AND I’LL CHECK IT OUT AND IT’S COOL BC IT’S STEM – TECHNOLOGY ALL KIND STUFF ” KHON2: WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GROW UP? COLIN MULCAHY: PROBABLY SOMETHING IN COMPUTER SCIENCE” ALIM SHABAZZ, VOLUNTEER CHAIRMAN OF ELLISON ONIZUKA DAY OF EXPLORATION W/ THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERIC “WHAT WE’RE TRYING TO DO IS REALLY INSIPRE THE NEXT GENERATION OF KIDS, LIKE HEY THESE ARE THE THIGNS THAT ARE AVAILABLE TO YOU AND IF YOU’RE NOT REALLY SURE WHERE TO START, YOU CAN TALK TO SOMEBODY WHO’S AN EXPERT IN THAT FIELD AND YOU NEVER KNOW, MAYBE WE HAVE THE NEXT ELLISON ONIZUKA ASTRONAUT HERE” GINA: TODAY’S EVENT WAS IN PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN THE ALOHA COUNCIL OF THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA, U-H AND HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC.

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