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E ho‘omaika‘i to the KS Maui Elementary School Comet Coders who under the guidance of elementary school technology kumu Julee Kaiaokamalie and counselor Ashley Canillo took first place in the Core Values category at the FIRST LEGO League Maui robotics competition!

KSM robotics team takes top prize at FIRST LEGO League Maui competition

Jan. 4, 2019

The Kamehameha Schools Maui Elementary School Lego robotics team – the Comet Coders – took first place in the Core Values category at the FIRST LEGO League Maui robotics competition. They will move on to compete in the state FLL tournament held in Honolulu this spring.

FIRST LEGO League challenges keiki to think like scientists and engineers. During the competition, teams research a real-world engineering challenge, develop a solution, and compete with LEGO- based robots of their own design.

The fifth-grade Comet Coders – under the guidance of elementary school technology kumu Julee Kaiaokamalie and counselor Ashley Canillo – competed in three qualifying events: Core Values, Robot Design, and Researching Innovative Spacesuits. They received the first place trophy for Core Values:  Gracious Professionalism.

E ho‘omaika‘i to team members Hiʻilei All, Braelyn Hong, Lilinoe Peterson, Vann Siphers, Jaren Merritt, Myla Tuitele, Tevyn Apo and Daniel Mauiloa!



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