By Megan Moseley / Special to the Star-Advertiser and Susan Essoyan
March 31, 2015
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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.