(Hawaii News Now) - Fourteen District winners who have been practicing words such as cymotrichous and guetapens will advance to the 2013 AIO Hawaii State Spelling Bee to compete for the championship title on Saturday, March 23, 2013.
The live broadcast of the state spelling competition will air on PBS Hawaii/KHET (statewide) at 7:00 p.m., with a radio simulcast on ESPN 1500AM. The state champion will represent Hawaii in the 2013 Scripps National Spelling Bee, which will be held near Washington, D.C., May 29 to 31, 2013, and will air live on ESPN. The 2013 AIO Hawaii State Spelling Bee is open to all students, from grades 4 through 8.
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