Advisory: Hawaii Students Compete in Annual LifeSmarts Competition

Posted on Feb 3, 2015 in BREG, News Releases

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS

DAVID Y. IGE
GOVERNOR

CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLÓN
DIRECTOR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Feb. 3, 2015

Hawaii Students Compete in Annual LifeSmarts Competition

Winner to Represent Hawaii at the National Competition in Seattle, WA

What:

  • Hawaii LifeSmarts State Competition

When:

  • Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015
  • 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Where:

  • State Capitol Auditorium

Who:

  • Hawaii high school students in grades 9-12.
    • Campbell High School
    • Iolani School
    • Waipahu High School (two teams)

The winner of the Hawaii competition will advance to the national competition, which will be held on April 17-20, 2015 in Seattle, WA.

LifeSmarts, a program of the National Consumers League, is a consumer education competition that tests teens in grades 9-12 about personal finance, health and safety, the environment, technology, and consumer rights and responsibilities.

LifeSmarts is brought to Hawaii by the DCCA Office of the Securities Commissioner  in partnership with the Hawaii Credit Union League and is run by the National Consumers League.

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Media Contact:
Christine Hirasa
Communications Officer
Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
Phone:  (808) 586-7582
Mobile:  (808) 286-9626
Email:  Christine.Hirasa@dcca.hawaii.gov