Hawaii Pacific University completed its 2013 Kukui Cup on September 30th, finishing its second annual three week challenge. 192 students participated, representing the six residence halls on the Hawaii Loa Campus.
Ileana Argyris, a first year student in the College of Engineering at the University of Hawaii, won the 2012 UH Kukui Cup College of Natural Sciences (CNS) Energy Scholarship. The CNS Energy Scholarship, worth one semester of in-state tuition at the University of Hawaii, was established by the College to further STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) at the University.
Residents at Hawai‘i Pacific University’s Hawai‘i Loa Campus kicked off the inaugural HPU Kukui Cup challenge on Sept. 17, 2012. The energy and sustainability competition was developed in collaboration with the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa.
“The big thing we’re hoping for is behavior change in eco-literacy — why it’s important to conserve energy and why clean and renewable energy resources are so important,” said HPU sustainability coordinator Josh Prigge.
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