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Robo-boat competition draws Pacific Rim teams

  • COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII

    University of Hawaii at Manoa students are competing in the Maritime RobotX Challenge, an international autonomous vessel competition in Hawaii which started Sunday and continues through this Sunday. Above, the team worked on their entry Nov. 22 at the Marine Education and Training Center on Sand Island, where the competition is being held.

More than 200 university students from across the Pacific will converge in Honolulu this week to launch autonomous robotic boats off Sand Island and compete for $100,000 in prizes. Read more

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