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Marines test robot pack animal during RIMPAC 2014 exercises

The Boston Dynamics LS3 robot, a newer version of their ‘Big Dog’ robot, is undergoing field tests on Oahu during the RIMPAC 2014 exercises.

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McDonald’s donates $45,000 to robotics teams

MEDIA RELEASE McDonald’s Restaurants of Hawaii is donating more than $45,000 to the Hawaii robotics teams at this year’s FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) in Hawaii Robotics Regional Competition. McDonald’s owner-operators presented a check Saturday during the competition’s opening ceremony for $40,666, which will be divided among the 29 competing Hawaii […]

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Isle schools score in state robotics contest

MEDIA RELEASE The first Hawaii State VEX Championship robotics competition, presented by Hawaiian Electric Company, was held Dec. 20-21 at Honolulu Community College with 40 participating teams from across Hawaii. This year’s VEX game, “Toss Up,” challenged the teams to build the most innovative robot possible to score higher points than their opponents on a […]

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Robotic teams to compete at VEX State Championship

MEDIA RELEASE Forty middle and high school VEX robotics teams from across the state will compete Dewc. 20-21 in the first-ever Hawaii VEX State Championship, presented by Hawaiian Electric Company, at Honolulu Community College. “For the robotics teams and individuals, the state Championship is a brand new event comparable to regional Olympics in terms of […]

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Waiakea robotics team scores in Japan

MEDIA RELEASE Waiakea High School Robotics team from Hilo, Hawaii does well at the International Micro Robot Maze competition in Nagoya, Japan. This year commemorates the seventh year Waiakea High school from Hilo has entered the International Micro Robot Maze Competition held in November at Nagoya University, Japan. This year’s contest attracted 131 entries from […]

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Waiakea, Hilo, Kealakehe, Kohala into VEX World Championships

MEDIA RELEASE As a result of their stellar performance in this weekend’s VEX Pan-Pacific Championships, 23 middle and high school teams have qualified to compete at the VEX World Championships April 17-20 in California. One-hundred and four teams from Hawaii, the mainland, China, and Taiwan, competed at the Hawaii Convention Center over the weekend. Throughout […]

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Waiakea High School wins Creativity Award at robotics competition on Oahu

After an intense day of qualifying rounds, the pits are closed and teams are preparing themselves for the final day of competition tomorrow. Over 1,000 high school students from Hawaii, Louisiana, and Taiwan gathered in the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Stan Sheriff Center for the 5th Annual FIRST in Hawaii Regional Robotics competition.

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Big Island schools competing on Oahu in robotics competition

More than 1,000 high-school students from around the world will have the opportunity to showcase their hard work after an intense six weeks of designing and building an original robot in the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) in Hawaii Regional Robotics Competition.

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Day 6: Evolta Robot on the home stretch

Day 6: Evolta Robot on the home stretch

Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7 Editor With Sunday quickly approaching, so is the finish line for the Evolta Robot. As of 11 p.m. Friday, the robot was less than 18 miles from its goal of finishing the Ironman triathlon course in 168 hours. Because the robot is 1/10th human size, the challenge was designed to […]

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'A lady who came to cheer me on the first day came to cheer me on again! So sweet.'

Day 5: Evolta Robot finishes bike leg, takes off on marathon

‘A lady who came to cheer me on the first day came to cheer me on again! So sweet.’

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About 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, the robot and support crew passed the Waikoloa junction heading south on Queen Kaahumanu Highway.

Day 4: Evolta Robot makes Hawi turnaround, heads back to Kona

About 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, the robot and support crew passed the Waikoloa junction heading south on Queen Kaahumanu Highway.

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Day 3: Evolta Robot gobbling up bike course

Day 3: Evolta Robot gobbling up bike course

Hawaii 24/7 Staff The Evolta Robot continued to motor along Queen Kaahumanu Highway all day Tuesday, gobbling up another chunk of the Ironman triathlon bike course. Shortly before midnight, the little dude had powered its way through 57 miles of the 112-mile bike course, which continues to Hawi and back into Kailua-Kona. About 11:30 p.m., […]

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The Evolta Robot chewed up more than 22 miles of the 112-mile bike course Monday, Oct. 24.

Day 2: Evolta Robot wheeling along Queen Kaahumanu Highway

The Evolta Robot chewed up more than 22 miles of the 112-mile bike course Monday, Oct. 24.

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Professor / inventor expecting long week as robot powers through legendary triathlon course

And he’s off … Evolta Robot taking Ironman challenge

Professor / inventor expecting long week as robot powers through legendary triathlon course

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