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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, June 20, 2002

Education briefs

Advertiser Staff and News Services

Students picked for NASA program

Five Hawai'i high-school students were selected from among 700 applicants nationwide for the NASA Summer High School Apprenticeship Research Program.

The program, known as SHARP PLUS, runs for eight weeks at different universities on the Mainland. Students work with professional research scientists and engineers in university and industry settings.

All student expenses, including airfare, housing and meals, are provided by NASA, and students are paid for 40 hours of work per week.

The Hawai'i students selected are: Elizabeth Au, Iolani School; Matthew Jachowski, Maui High; Benjamin Johnson, Hilo High; Windell Jones, Waipahu High; and Eisha Matsubara, Waiakea High.

Learn about trademark laws

The Hawai'i State Library will offer a free presentation on trademarks geared to Hawai'i business owners at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Martin Hsia, an attorney with Cades Schutte Fleming & Wright, will present a brief overview of trademarks, discussing local and federal trademark laws and how they may affect businesses in Hawai'i.

For details, call the Hawai'i State Library Federal Documents Section at 586-3477.

Dinosaur exhibit heads to Hawai'i

The world's largest traveling museum exhibit of dinosaurs will come to Bishop Museum at the end of the month.

"Jurassic Park: The Life and Death of Dinosaurs," opens June 29 and runs through Sept. 15.

The exhibit includes 30 skeleton models, props and sets from the "Jurassic Park" movies, fossils, an Extinction Theater narrated by actor Jeff Goldblum and interactive video kiosks to help visitors understand nearly 200 million years of dinosaur history.

For details, visit the Bishop Museum Web site.

Heald presents open house

Heald College will have a free open house from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at its 1500 Kapi'olani Blvd. location. The event will introduce the public to the hottest career opportunities in business, technology and healthcare, and offer information on how to prepare for jobs of the 21st century.

Heald offers 18-month degree programs in fields such as accounting, business software applications, computer business administration, hospitality and tourism, medical assisting, Cisco Systems and electronics technology.