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Konawaena's Nakamoto wins state Spelling Bee

Konawaena’s Nakamoto wins state Spelling Bee

Hawaii 24/7 Staff Taggart Nakamoto, a Konawaena Middle School sixth grader, will represent Hawaii at the Scripps National Spelling Bee after winning the state competition Saturday in Honolulu. Nakamoto, 12, won the 2012 Hawaii State Spelling Bee with the word “billabong” — a backwater caused by overflow from a river and forming a stagnant pool — […]

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