Kailua-Kona, HI

Detection and alert system for the blood alcohol content of drivers

Recent Team Blogs

April 7, 2018
This past week, 7 of our students from Kealakehe High attended the Hawai’i States Science and Engineering Fair (HSSEF) to display our work on our InvenTeam project. As MIT does not authorize human testing, we used Science Fair as a way to get test blood alcohol concentration level (BAC) on...
March 14, 2018
Hiya! My name’s Jun and I’m excited to share what my science fair partner (Evan Richards) and I have been working on. For the past few weeks, we have been working on developing an algorithm which will utilize a symmetric encryption, in order to secure information which will be sent...
March 14, 2018
My name is Joyce Rosabia, and my science fair partner is Yuri (Sarah) Choi. Our science fair is a comparative analysis of the accuracy and time efficiency of NIR sensors when determining the blood alcohol content (BAC) versus breathalyzers. The use of breathalyzers and blood tests are widely...
March 14, 2018
Intel International Science and Engineering Fair Alex, Nathan, and Brock Our Science fair project is on implementation of a spectrometer in Automobiles to detect blood alcohol content. In this project we will be using micro level spectroscopy. The following passage is from our research plan...
March 14, 2018
Hey everyone! Some local news reporters recently came in on the 19th to interview our team, and to catch a glimpse of all of the amazing progress we’ve been making. Not only did we get to explain our design process and the potential applications of our invention, but were also given the...
March 14, 2018
At the beginning of August this year, 26 freshmen and 28 sophomores in the Kealakehe STEM Academy started out on a quest to find a topic for their InvenTeams submission. Mr. Brown and Mr. Weir (our teachers) started off the process by asking each student to brainstorm different inventions which...
February 14, 2018
Reflecting Upon Another Tragedy in our Own Community Revolving Drunk Driving On December 2nd, a drunk motorcyclist crashed into a pedestrian on Ali’i Drive (which is just a short drive from our school). He is now in critical condition at the hospital.This is a tragic accident which could...
February 14, 2018
Using Adobe Connect we met with Tony (see blog post two for Reference) and the other InvenTeams, to give updates on where we were at, and what we planned on accomplishing in the upcoming months. We were able to talk to Tony about some of our research plans with the INTEL Science fair, to secure...
February 14, 2018
Here at Kealakehe High School, we have an amazing teacher named Dr. Hayes, who earned his PHD in Inorganic Chemistry, and came to Hawai’i originally from Canada with the Teach for America program. He is a walking warehouse of knowledge, especially when it comes to chemistry and spectroscopy...
February 14, 2018
The InvenTeam coordinator (Anthony Perry) flew all the way out from the mainland to learn more about our project and the students behind it! He was super laid-back and full of useful information. When he first walked into our classroom, we showed him some aloha spirit and gave him gifts to show...
February 14, 2018
At the beginning of August this year, 26 freshman and 28 sophomores in the Kealakehe STEM Academy started out on a quest to find a topic for their InvenTeams submission. Mr. Brown and Mr. Weir (our teachers) started off the process by asking each student to brainstorm different inventions which...