Competitors created web, Android or iOS apps from conception to implementation during the 24-hour hackathon.
The demolition of Henke Hall at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa started in early August, 2017, the first phase of construction of the Life Sciences building. The state-of-the-art, four-story, 45,000-square-foot science facility is scheduled to open fall 2019 and will serve 1,000 students weekly.
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The new facility is designed for interdisciplinary collaboration and will include classrooms, teaching and research laboratories and laboratory support and office spaces for the College of Natural Sciences biology, microbiology and botany departments along with the Pacific Biosciences Research Center and the Biological Electron Microscope Facility.