WHEA team lands spot in world robotics championship

  • Members of West Hawaii Explorations Academy's Sharkbots team pose at the South Pacific Regional tournament in Sydney Olympic Park in Australia. (Photo courtesy West Hawaii Explorations Academy)

KAILUA-KONA — For some students at West Hawaii Explorations Academy just returning from back-to-back robotics tournaments in Australia, being a part of the Sharkbots team is more than getting to build, program and operate a robot.