The team from Pomaikai Elementary School repeated as the team champions of the 2013 Math Matters Competition on March 2 at the University of Hawaii Maui College.
Pukalani Elementary came in second, and Wailuku Elementary came in third. There were teams from 15 Maui County schools and a home-schooled student.
The home-schooled student, 4th-grader Jim Campbell, captured the individual title. Finishing behind Campbell were 5th-grader Johnel Torrejas of Pomaikai in second and 5th grader Jason Huynh of Wailuku Elementary, third.
Derek Ono, president of the Maui Chapter of the Hawaii Society of Professional Engineers, poses with individual title leaders Johnel Torrejas (from second from left), Jason Huynh and Jim Campbell at the 2013 Math Matters Competition.
The event was sponsored by the Maui Chapter of the Hawaii Society of Professional Engineers.