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Results: 3rd to 5th Graders Compete in Maui Math Challenge

February 1, 2016, 12:43 PM HST
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The results of the 4th annual Maui Math Challenge, hosted by Seabury Hall were released today. The event was held over the weekend on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, and featured more than 100 students in 3rd, 4th and 5th grades at 10 schools across Maui.

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Competing this year were: Carden Academy of Maui; Emmanuel Lutheran School; Haʻikū Elementary School; Kahului Elementary School; Kamaliʻi Elementary School; Kula Elementary School; Makawao Elementary School; Montessori School of Maui; Pōmaikaʻi Elementary School; and Pukalani Elementary School.

The competition was created by Jesse Doan, a junior attending Seabury Hall. Doan said he started the event as a community service project in an effort to create an opportunity for students to excel in math, to spark interest in students in STEM and mathematics careers, and to give recognition to outstanding math students.

Competition results are provided below:

Team competition:

  1. 1. Pukalani Elementary School
    2. PōmaikaʻiElementary School
    3. Kahului Elementary School
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Overall individual competition:

  1. 1. Derek Takeno (Pōmaikaʻi Elementary School)
    2. Maya Ito (Pukalani Elementary School)
    3. Akira Iwata (Kahului Elementary School)
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Countdown Round (head to head game show style competition):

  1. 1. Maya Ito (Pukalani Elementary School)
    2. Emily Tom (Pōmaikaʻi Elementary School)
    3. Derek Takeno (Pōmaikaʻi Elementary School)

Grade Level Winners:

3rd grade:

  1. 1. Keahi Sjostrand (Emmanuel Lutheran School)
    2. Grace Crowe (Kula Elementary School)
    3. Logan Ortogero (Emmanuel Lutheran School)
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4th grade:

  1. 1. Keona Long (Pukalani Elementary School)
    2. Iris Weiner (Carden Academy of Maui)
    3. Chloe Shim (Kula Elementary School)

5th grade:

  1. 1. Emily Tom (Pōmaikaʻi Elementary School)
    2. CJ Tamayose (Pukalani Elementary School)
    3. Checed Dominquil (Kahului Elementary School)

1st Place Team/Perpetual Trophy – Pukalani Elementary School

Team competition: Pukalani Elementary School; Pōmaikaʻi Elementary School; and Kahului Elementary School. Courtesy photo.

Team competition: Pukalani Elementary School; Pōmaikaʻi Elementary School; and Kahului Elementary School. Courtesy photo.

Overall individual competition: Derek Takeno (Pōmaikaʻi Elementary School); Maya Ito (Pukalani Elementary School); Akira Iwata (Kahului Elementary School). Courtesy photo.

Overall individual competition: Derek Takeno (Pōmaikaʻi Elementary School); Maya Ito (Pukalani Elementary School); Akira Iwata (Kahului Elementary School). Courtesy photo.

Countdown Round (head to head game show style competition): Maya Ito (Pukalani Elementary School); Emily Tom (Pōmaikaʻi Elementary School); Derek Takeno (Pōmaikaʻi Elementary School). Courtesy photo.

Countdown Round (head to head game show style competition): Maya Ito (Pukalani Elementary School); Emily Tom (Pōmaikaʻi Elementary School); Derek Takeno (Pōmaikaʻi Elementary School). Courtesy photo.

3rd grade: Keahi Sjostrand (Emmanuel Lutheran School); Grace Crowe (Kula Elementary School); Logan Ortogero (Emmanuel Lutheran School). Courtesy photo.

3rd grade: Keahi Sjostrand (Emmanuel Lutheran School); Grace Crowe (Kula Elementary School); Logan Ortogero (Emmanuel Lutheran School). Courtesy photo.

4th grade: Keona Long (Pukalani Elementary School); Iris Weiner (Carden Academy of Maui); Chloe Shim (Kula Elementary School). Courtesy photo.

4th grade: Keona Long (Pukalani Elementary School); Iris Weiner (Carden Academy of Maui); Chloe Shim (Kula Elementary School). Courtesy photo.

5th grade: Emily Tom (Pōmaikaʻi Elementary School); CJ Tamayose (Pukalani Elementary School); Checed Dominquil (Kahului Elementary School)

5th grade: Emily Tom (Pōmaikaʻi Elementary School); CJ Tamayose (Pukalani Elementary School); Checed Dominquil (Kahului Elementary School)

1st Place Team - Pukalani Elementary School (with Perpetual Trophy). Courtesy photo.

1st Place Team – Pukalani Elementary School (with Perpetual Trophy). Courtesy photo.

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