Congratulations to all of the Hawaii Delegates to the 2016 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair!  Approximately 1700 hundred students from 17 countries around the globe participated this year in Phoenix, AZ from May 8th to 13th.  Despite the still competition, our Hawaii students took home numerous awards!  The results of the fair are listed below.

 Our 2016 hawaii ISEF Delegation

Our 2016 hawaii ISEF Delegation

 

Results

Top Award Winner

Best in Category - Behavioral Science
Rajeev Jha, Roosevelt High School
Biochemical Characterization and Imaging of Arc: Insights into Neurodegeneration and Alzheimer’s Development
$5,000 Award & Trip to enter the European Union Contest for Young Scientists

 

Grand Award Winners

First Place in Behavioral Science
Rajeev Jha, Roosevelt High School
Biochemical Characterization and Imaging of Arc: Insights into Neurodegeneration and Alzheimer’s Development
$3,000 Award

First Place in Earth & Environmental Sciences
Sea Level Rise and March of the Molokai Mangrove: The Socioeconomic and Environmental Impacts of Sea Level Rise and Introduced Red Mangrove (Rhizophora mangle) on Molokai, Hawaiian Islands
Lily Jenkins, Molokai High School
$3,000 Award

Second Place in Environmental Engineering
Ariana Kim & Sreelaksmi Kutty, St. Andrew’s Priory
Novel Utilizations of Globally Invasive Algal Species: Environmental and Economical Implementations of Fermented Macroalgae
$1,500 Award

Third Place in Environmental Engineering
Evelyn Haase, Molokai High School
Developing a pH Sensor Using a Raspberry Pi to Monitor Ocean Acidification
$1,000 Award

Fourth Place in Materials Sciences
Arianna Marie Guiao Claveria, Kapolei High School
Utilizing Dynamic Bracing Orthosis in Forward Head Posture Rehabilitation
$500 Award

 

Special Award Winners

Moana Pinner, Hilo High School
Investigating the SPF, Antioxidant and Anticancer Potential of Organic Turmeric (Curcuma longa) and Ginger (Zingiber officianale) Combinations on HTB67 & HTB69 Melanoma Cancer Cells
Arizona State University, 4-Year Scholarship

Lily Jenkins, Molokai High School
Sea Level Rise and March of the Molokai Mangrove: The Socioeconomic and Environmental Impacts of Sea Level Rise and Introduced Red Mangrove (Rhizophora mangle) on Molokai, Hawaiian Islands
Drexel University, 4-Year Full Scholarship

Rajeev Jha, Roosevelt High School
Biochemical Characterization and Imaging of Arc: Insights into Neurodegeneration and Alzheimer’s Development
Psi Chi, The International Honor Society in Psychology
Third Award of $1,000

Kacie Kajihara, Kalani High School
Tissue Culture of the Hawaiian Papaya
University of Arizona, Tuition Scholarship Award

For a full listing of the International Science & Engineering Fair please visit:  https://student.societyforscience.org/top-winners