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Robotics students create helping hand

  • GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM
    West Hawaii Explorations Academy students Brittany Echavez, left, Tommy Furneisen and Naia North proudly display the prosthetic hand they created recently using a 3-D printer. The hand, intended for a Maka­kilo girl, was designed by e-NABLE and took some 20 hours to print and another two hours to assemble.
  • GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM
    West Hawaii Explorations Academy student Tommy Furneisen, 16, kept on eye on the 3-D printer Friday as it produced souvenirs for other competitors at the FIRST?robotics tournament. This same printer was used to create the group’s project, a prosthetic hand intended for a 3-year-old girl.

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