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The late Senator Daniel Inouye with his wife Irene and some of the recipients of the MEDB Ke Alahele Education Fund. Courtesy photo.
Applicants Sought for 2014 Inouye Innovation Award
June 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Comments Via Facebook (1) · Maui News
 

The award was established in 2013, and continues to honor the vision and legacy of the late senator by recognizing a student team that demonstrates the most innovative use of science, technology, engineering and math.


Hawaii STEM Conference’s popular “5x5” event offered a high energy networking session featuring over 30 local STEM professionals and 350 STEMworks students.
Hawaiʻi STEM Conference Kicks Off With 500 Participants
May 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business, Maui News
 

An estimated 300 students, 120 teachers, and 75 industry professionals from across the state are attending the 5th Annual Hawaiʻi STEM Conference taking place today and tomorrow at the Wailea Marriott in South Maui.


MEDB’s grants are inspiring students through robotics, digital media, clean energy, agriculture, hydroponics, engineering and other STEM-related programs. Photo courtesy MEDB.
Maui Non-Profits Included in Grant-in-Aid Funding Proposal
April 28th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Maui Business, Maui News
 

The bill now goes before the full House and Senate for a final vote on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Maui organizations included on the list are: Maui Family Support Services, Maui Economic Development Board, Hale Mahaolu, Maui Economic Opportunity, Hui Mālama Learning Center, and the Maui High School Booster Club.


MEDB’s grants are inspiring students through robotics, digital media, clean energy, agriculture, hydroponics, engineering and other STEM-related programs. Photo courtesy MEDB.
MEDB Begins Online Reservations for Annual Fundraiser
April 16th, 2014 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business
 

Proceeds from the event will benefit the organization’s ongoing efforts to advance education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math in Maui County.


(pictured left to right) Baldwin High Robotics team members Brandon Waite and Evan Grimes work on the chassis of their robot during the 2013 FIRST season.
MEDB Education Fund awards $90,000 in STEM grants
March 19th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Maui Business
 

The MEDB Ke Alahele Education Fund issued awards ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to 24 programs this school year, in an effort to expand STEM education programs and careers in Maui County.


Irene Hirano Inouye said she was pleased and honored that Maui Economic Development Board decided to establish the Daniel K. Inouye Innovation Award in honor of her late husband. “It represents his vision for Maui and for the young people who he would meet each year,” she said. “He wanted Maui to become a center for the latest scientific and technological advances.” Photo courtesy MEDB.
Road Safety Project Captures Inaugural Inouye Innovation Award
August 27th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

Inouye’s widow, Irene Hirano, presented the award to students Lotus Chen and Sierra Harrell for their stem project on road safety near their school’s campus in Pukalani. Both students will each receive a portion of the $10,000 prize for college; and King Kekaulike will receive funds for the enhancement of its STEMworks lab.


The late Hawaii U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye chatted with MC’s Lindzi Takasaki and Bryce Ribucan on stage during last year’s MEDB Ke Alahele Education Fund dinner. Courtesy photo.
First Inouye Innovation Award Headlines MEDB fundraiser
July 25th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

“This award was inspired by the senator’s unwavering commitment to the application of science and technology to solve challenges around us.”


Baldwin High’s robotics team and their alliance partners capture the 2013 Regional FIRST Robotics Competition.
Courtesy photo.
Baldwin Robotics Wins Hawaii Regional, Heads for World Championship
April 15th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (1) · Maui News
 

Baldwin High School’s robotics team and their alliance partners captured the 2013 Regional FIRST Robotics Competition April 4-6 at the Stan Sheriff Center on Oahu.


Jay April, director and writer of "Maui in Space". Courtesy photo.
Maui Produces Promotional Space Film and Business Report
March 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business
 

The Maui Economic Development Board recently released two promotional pieces aimed at raising public awareness about the high-tech and space industries on Maui.


Maui Economic Development Board will sponsor a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) industry day to show "real-world" careers for Maui's high school students. Courtesy photo.
STEM Industry Day Connects Students to Real-World Careers
March 8th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business
 

Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) students from high schools across Maui County will be given a peek into the real-world technology industry during STEMworks Industry Day, March 12th.


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