The 2019 Pacific Symposium for Science & Sustainability

January 19-20, 2019           Hilton Waikiki Beach Hotel

The Pacific Symposium for Science and Sustainability (PS3) serves as a regional competition for students to advance to the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS).  The JSHS is a national program funded by the United States Department of the Army, Navy, Air Force and sponsored by the Academy of Applied Science.  Five finalists will be selected to represent the Pacific Region in the National JSHS competition with an all-expense paid trip to Albuquerque, NM on April 24-27, 2019. The top 3 PS3 finalists will also win scholarship awards: 1st Place - $2000; 2nd Place - $1500; 3rd Place - $1000. For more detailed information about the National JSHS competition, please visit the JSHS website.

REQUIREMENTS FOR PARTICIPATION:
- Must be a student enrolled in a Hawaii, American Samoa, or Micronesia high school
- Must be a student in grades 9-12


Congratulations to ALL the 2019 student participants!

2019 FINALISTS
Aslan Cook, Kamehameha Schools Kapalama, Grade 12 - 1st place ($2000 award)
Stephanie Yoshida, Punahou School, Grade 10 - 2nd place ($1500 award)
Jake Uyechi, Kamehameha Schools Kapalama, Grade 12- 3rd place ($1000 award)
Samuel Cadotte, Kalaheo High School, Grade 12 - 4th place
Cindy Tsou, Mililani High School, Grade 12 - 5th place
Sonja Giardina, Hilo High School, Grade 11 - Alternate

2019 HONORABLE MENTIONS                                                                                            BEST LIBRARY PAPER
Kaʻeo Kekumano, Kamehameha Schools Kapalama, Grade 11                                               Eileen Miller, West Hawaii Explorations Academy, Grade 12
Jordan Vaughn, Maui High School, Grade 11
Nalani Miller, Kamehameha Schools Kapalama, Grade 12                                                        JSHS PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLAR NOMINEE
Sophie Young, South Pacific Academy, Grade 12                                                                      Kaʻeo Kekumano, Kamehameha Schools Kapalama, Grade 11


Congratulations to all the 2018 student participants!

2018 FINALISTS
Davey Huang, Iolani School, Grade 12 - 1st place ($2000 award)
Terric Abella, Kamehameha Schools Kapalama, Grade 12 - 2nd place ($1500 award)
Aslan Cook, Kamehameha Schools Kapalama, Grade 11- 3rd place ($1000 award)
Celeste Jongeneelen, Homeschool, Grade 12 - 4th place
Samuel Cadotte, Kalaheo High School, Grade 11 - 5th place
Stephanie Yoshida, Punahou School, Grade 9 - Alternate

2018 HONORABLE MENTIONS                                                                                            BEST LIBRARY PAPER
Ina Klasner, Hilo High School, Grade 11                                                                                      Laine Tjarks, West Hawaii Explorations Academy, Grade 11
Min-Hua Tsou, Mililani High School, Grade 11
Lela Devine, Waiakea High School, Grade 9                                                                             JSHS PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLAR NOMINEE
Katrina Kuo, Kalani High School, Grade 9                                                                                  Aslan Cook, Kamehameha Schools Kapalama, Grade 11


-- Photos from the 2018 PS3 --