Kaua‘i High state winner in Samsung national competition

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Kaua‘i High students Kylee Viernes-Toyama, second from left, and Kieley Espiritu, second from right, are joined by Samuel Israelsen, left, and Kaden Keep in developing their state-winning electronic application addressing emotions. Missing is Edilyn Marquez.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Kylee Viernes-Toyama and Kieley Espiritu, winners of the Hawai‘i state Samsung competition, talk about their proposal for developing an app addressing emotions Wednesday at the Kaua‘i High tech building.

LIHU‘E — Kaua‘i High students Kylee Viernes-Toyama and Kieley Espiritu are in the midst of advancing their project that earned their school the honor of winning the state championship on 10th anniversary of the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow challenge.