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Hawaii Baptist Academy hosts groundbreaking for new facilities

Hawaii Baptist Academy leaders hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking for new facilities being built at its Richard Bento Elementary campus on Thursday.

Craig T. Kojima
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An architect's rendering of the Innovation and Discovery Center.
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An architect's rendering of the Innovation and Discovery Center.
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HBA students sing their school song. Hawaiʻi Baptist Academy leaders host a ceremonial groundbreaking for new facilities being built at its Richard Bento Elementary campus. The new facilities will include state-of-the-art spaces with the newest technology where students can cultivate their skills and knowledge amidst dynamic learning environments.
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Kaylee Liang, a HBA student, did a reading of the scripture.
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Billie Takaki Lueder, director of institutional advancement at HBA, speaks on Thursday.
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Susan Utsugi, campaign cabinet chair, speaks on Thursday.
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Richard Bento, past president and campus namesake, during Thursday's ceremony.
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Hawaii Baptist Academy leaders hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking for new facilities being built at its Richard Bento Elementary campus.
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Charles Kaneshiro, president & COO of G70, speaks on Thursday.
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The new facilities will include state-of-the-art spaces with the newest technology where students can cultivate their skills and knowledge amidst dynamic learning environments.
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Ron Shiira, president of HBA, speaks on Thursday.
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Emmett Winters, principal of the HBA Richard Bento Elementary, speaks on Thursday.
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Brendan Inglis is senior project manager at Allied Builders System.
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HBA students line up on the second floor to view the groundbreaking.
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HBA students line up on the second floor to view the groundbreaking.
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Ken Hensarling, left, HBA board member, Richard Bento, past president, Emmett Winters, HBA principal, Ron Shiira, HBA president, Alyssa Wong, HBA student council president, Susan Utsugi, campaign cabinet chair, Charles Kaneshiro, president & COO of G70, and Brendan Inglis, senior project manager for Allied Builders System during Thursday's ceremony.
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Ken Hensarling, left, HBA board member, Richard Bento, past president, Emmett Winters, HBA principal, Ron Shiira, HBA president, Alyssa Wong, HBA student council president, Susan Utsugi, campaign cabinet chair, Charles Kaneshiro, president & COO of G70, and Brendan Inglis, senior project manager for Allied Builders System during Thursday's ceremony.
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Ken Hensarling, left, HBA board member, Richard Bento, past president, Emmett Winters, HBA principal, Ron Shiira, HBA president, Alyssa Wong, HBA student council president, Susan Utsugi, campaign cabinet chair, Charles Kaneshiro, president & COO of G70, and Brendan Inglis, senior project manager for Allied Builders System during Thursday's ceremony.
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An architect's rendering of the Innovation and Discovery Center.