Mechanical Menehune bring home awards

Middle School Mechanical Menehune, a team from Kamehameha Middle School Maui, competed at the First Lego League State Championship Dec. 3 on Oahu. The team was tied for first place for Robot Matches. To break the tie, the judges took the second highest score from both teams and Kamehameha ended up being awarded second place.

The team also took the third-place Champions Award and is invited to represent the Hawaii Region at the Legoland North American Open in Carlsbad, Calif., May 19-21.