Big Isle students fare well at state assessments
The 2013 Hawaii State Performance-Based Assessments were held on April 24-25 at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel on Oahu. The marketing plan performance assessments are under a program developed jointly by the state Department of Education and the Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship (PACE) in the Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Four of five state finalist teams were from the Big Island, with Hilo High and Waiakea High Business students presenting their marketing plans to a panel of business professionals. A written assessment was taken online earlier in the school year.
In this statewide competition, the following Big Island students earned awards:
— Marketing written exam: Shonn Hironaga, first place;
— Marketing Plan Division winners and finalists: Cody Hamane and Jordon Kamimura, Ku‘u I ka Nu‘u (Crossfit Big Island); Kundalini Nicholson-Walker, Pua Nakamura Jones, Sha Pagan, Fashion Associates (The Bontique); Aliyah Pana and Amber Vaughn, AA Associates (Double A Expressions); Shonn Hironaga and Kaylan Young, Team 20/20 (Big Island Optical, and
— Marketing Plan overall results: Cody Hamane and Jordon Kamimura, second place and $600 cash prize; Shonn Hironaga and Kaylan Young, third place and $300 cash prize.
Rules for posting comments
Comments posted below are from readers. In no way do they represent the view of Oahu Publishing Inc. or this newspaper. This is a public forum.
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content but the newspaper is under no obligation to do so. Comment posters are solely responsible under the Communications Decency Act for comments posted on this Web site. Oahu Publishing Inc. is not liable for messages from third parties.
IP and email addresses of persons who post are not treated as confidential records and will be disclosed in response to valid legal process.
Do not post:
- Potentially libelous statements or damaging innuendo.
- Obscene, explicit, or racist language.
- Copyrighted materials of any sort without the express permission of the copyright holder.
- Personal attacks, insults or threats.
- The use of another person's real name to disguise your identity.
- Comments unrelated to the story.
If you believe that a commenter has not followed these guidelines, please click the FLAG icon below the comment.