A special Mahalo to the following organizations for their kokua: Hawaii Tribune Herald, Honolulu Museum of Art School, Kahala Mall, PBS Hawaii, Star Advertiser/Midweek, The Garden Island, West Hawaii Today, and Watermark Publishing

Congratulations to the 2019 Contest Winners!

 

Essay Division

6th Grade - 1st Place
Emi Lew
Mid-Pacific Institute
The Last Straw
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6th Grade - 2nd Place
Sophia Westly
Sacred Hearts Academy
Torturous Taxing
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6th Grade - 3rd Place
Amelia Akana
Sacred Hearts Academy
Dangerously Deadly Habit
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7th Grade - 1st Place
Natalie Fukumoto
Damien Memorial School
Recycling to Create a Better Future
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7th Grade - 2nd Place
Lahikiola Kailihiwa
Myron B. Thompson Academy
ʻIke Pono?
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7th Grade - 3rd Place
Kiele Conrad
Kapolei Middle School
Free the Sea and Let the Ocean Be
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8th Grade - 1st Place
Maddux Springer
Damien Memorial School
Invasive Species
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8th Grade - 2nd Place
Chayce Mirafuentes
Damien Memorial School
Homelessness in Hawaii
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8th Grade - 3rd Place
Keenan Kahoekapu
Saint Louis School
Homelessness in Hawaii
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9th Grade - 1st Place
Kaitlyn Choy
Sacred Hearts Academy
Unplugging and Reconnecting
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9th Grade - 2nd Place
Reina Moriguchi
Sacred Hearts Academy
The Rise of Coral Bleaching and the Importance of Awareness
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9th Grade - 3rd Place
Ember-Joy Guevarra
Sacred Hearts Academy
Sunscreen Takes a Toll on Our Ocean Life
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10th Grade - 1st Place
Jadyn Agua
Sacred Hearts Academy
The Art of Healing
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10th Grade - 2nd Place
Cody Tomita
Kaimuki Christian School
A Liquid Solution
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10th Grade - 3rd Place
Maria Kidd
Sacred Hearts Academy
Plastic Lunch
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11th Grade - 1st Place
Brianna Choy
Sacred Hearts Academy
In the Fire-Seeable Future
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11th Grade - 2nd Place
Valerie Wong
Sacred Hearts Academy
Beware of the Blue Light
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11th Grade - 3rd Place
Valor Ahn
Kaimuki Christian School
Hawaii's Doctor Shortage
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12th Grade - 1st Place
Alexandrea Wong
St. Andrew's Schools - The Priory
The Restoration of Hawaii's Essence
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12th Grade - 2nd Place
Jenna Shigezawa
St. Andrew's Schools - The Priory
The Important Foundation of an Education
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12th Grade - 3rd Place
Xun He
Sacred Hearts Academy
Hustle Every Day
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Poster Division

Kindergarten - 1st Place
Bella Baltunado
Sacred Hearts Academy
Lend A Hand Clean Up The Sand
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Kindergarten - 2nd Place
Taely Rivera
Sacred Hearts Academy
Save Our Ocean From Plastic!
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Kindergarten - 3rd Place
Zoe Chang
Sacred Hearts Academy
Feed Those That Need
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1st Grade - 1st Place
Ren Aragaki
Waiakeawaena Elementary
Happy Bees, Healthy Trees
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1st Grade - 2nd Place
Joshua Kahikina-Lou
Naʻau Learning Center
Save the Sharks!
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1st Grade - 3rd Place
Elaina Attan
Kaiulani Elementary School
Save and Change Lives - Let's Talk Mental Health Related Issues
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2nd Grade - 1st Place
Isabella Truong
Naʻau Learning Center
Protect Endangered Kahuli
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2nd Grade - 2nd Place
Jacob He
Lanakila Elementary School
Plant More Trees
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2nd Grade - 3rd Place
Alice Ho
Naʻau Learning Center
Hawaiʻi Ponoʻi
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3rd Grade - 1st Place
Kiele Ing
Manoa Elementary  School
Rapid ʻOhiʻa Death
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3rd Grade - 2nd Place
Brody Yim
Saint Louis School
Save the Animals from Plastic
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3rd Grade - 3rd Place
Alexander Lindemann
Saint Louis School
Protect Our Oceans
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4th Grade - 1st Place
Kayley Yu
Noelani Elementary School
Don't Leave Your Net in the Sea So That Baby Hammerhead Shark Can Swim Free
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4th Grade - 2nd Place
Julie Kang
Punahou School
Reduce Plastics!
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4th Grade - 3rd Place
Samantha Shiroma
Ahuimanu Elementary School
Make Earth Cool Again
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5th Grade - 1st Place
Charisse Naelyn Matalines
Kahului Elementary School
Brush Fires
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5th Grade - 2nd Place
Anthony Guerrero
Saint Louis School
Litter Drones - Clean Hawaii
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5th Grade - 3rd Place
Colbie Nakano
Noelani Elementary
The Future Is In Our Hands
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6th Grade - 1st Place
Kianaonalani Martin
Kapolei Middle School
Save Our Precious Resources
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6th Grade - 2nd Place
Kaleo Castro
Ahuimanu Elementary School
Sustainability for Our Lives and Resources
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6th Grade - 3rd Place
Samantha Querry
Kapolei Middle School
Reduce Reuse and Recycle!
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7th Grade - 1st Place
Latasi K. Lake
Kapolei Middle School
Put Waste in the Right Place
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7th Grade - 2nd Place
Anuhea Kawai
Kapolei Middle School
Save our Bees, Trees, and Seas
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7th Grade - 3rd Place
Ayana Croft
Stevenson Middle School
Every Piece Counts
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8th Grade - 1st Place
Madison Coan
Highlands Intermediate School
No More Plastic in Hawaiian Waters
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8th Grade - 2nd Place
Jena Belle delos Reyes
Kapolei Middle School
Food Sovereignty
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8th Grade - 3rd Place
Eryn Bunton
Damien Memorial School
Shed Light on Suicide
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9th Grade - 1st Place
Carly Miyamoto
Pearl City High School
Together We Can
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9th Grade - 2nd Place
Haku Arnold
Mililani High School
Protect the Hawaiian Culture - Stand Together
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9th Grade - 3rd Place
Angelina Anglada
Mililani High School
Don't Play With Fire - The Island Will Burn
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10th Grade - 1st Place
Laie Akana
Saint Louis School
Protecting What's Ours
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10th Grade - 2nd Place
Ayla Hakikawa
Sacred Hearts Academy
Don't Let Pets Become Pests
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10th Grade - 3rd Place
Emmanuel Correa
Kalani High School
Use Natural Nutrition
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11th Grade - 1st Place
Lela DeVine
Waiakea High School
Conserve Our Environment, Reduce Our Waste
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11th Grade - 2nd Place
Grace Kim
Kalani High School
There Are Other Ways To Get Somewhere
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11th Grade - 3rd Place
Rachael Waite
Kahuku High and Intermediate School
Surfers' End
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12th Grade - 1st Place
Kryzen Chloe Guillen
Sacred Hearts Academy
Improving Our Education: The Catalyst For Our Keiki's Future
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12th Grade - 2nd Place
Rowan Foster
Mililani High School
Human Trafficking In Hawaii - Your Choice May Just Save Your Life
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12th Grade - 3rd Place
Kyla Mach
Kapolei High School
The Things We Don't See
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Digital Media Poster Division

6th Grade - 1st Place
Mikena Gillis
Sacred Hearts Academy
Don't Wilt Away Just Because of What Your “Friends” Say
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6th Grade - 2nd Place
Kennedy Wardlaw
Sacred Hearts Academy
Businesses Need To Let Us Bring Our Own Reusable Cups
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6th Grade - 3rd Place
Therese Nadyne Teves
Sanford B. Dole Middle School
Stop Bullying
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7th Grade - 1st Place
Robert E. Copp IV
Myron B. Thompson Academy
The Importance of Equality
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7th Grade - 2nd Place
Rylie Kaopuiki-Kaikaina
Mililani Middle School
Save the Mauna
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7th Grade - 3rd Place
Hailey Sana
Ewa Makai Middle School
Invasive Species
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8th Grade - 1st Place
Brogan Nitta-Bevis
Damien Memorial School
Vaping May Eventually Take Your Breath Away
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8th Grade - 2nd Place
Brandon Dalessi
Kapaa Middle School
“Plastic”, It Will Be The Death Of Us, Before the Death Of Her
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9th Grade - 1st Place
Haylee Silva
Waianae High School
Rise Up
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9th Grade - 2nd Place
Rylen Sanchez
Waianae High School
Stop Human Traffiking, Break The Chain
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9th Grade - 3rd Place
Ethan Hoppe-Cruz
Waianae High School
Stamp Out Rapid ʻOhia Death
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10th Grade - 1st Place
Benjamin Rivers
Waianae High School
Be A Shield
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10th Grade - 2nd Place
Noele Okinaka
Mililani High School
Don't Let This Be Our Future: Stop Destroying Their Homes
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10th Grade - 3rd Place
Rachel Yang
Moanalua High School
The Sea Monster
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11th Grade - 1st Place
Therese Marie Velez
Sacred Hearts Academy
Steps To A Plastic-Free World
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11th Grade - 2nd Place
Max Womack
Moanalua High School
Attack of the Junk Cars
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11th Grade - 3rd Place
Kepler Niccore
Waimea High School
Root for Sustainability
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12th Grade - 1st Place
Anastasia Wong
McKinley High School
Nautica
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12th Grade - 2nd Place
Bishop Alakaʻi DeFreitas
Aiea High School
Kapu Aloha
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12th Grade - 3rd Place
Aimee Toyama
Moanalua High School
Reef Walk
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Middle School Video Division

1st Place
Addisyn Phaniphon
Mililani Middle School
Take a Stand, Lend a Hand

 

2nd Place
Anastasia Lee
Sacred Hearts Academy
Green City, Clean City, My Dream City

 

3rd Place
Sadie Tanabe
Niu Valley Middle School
End Traffic

 

High School Video Division

1st Place
Chance Michael Ringor
Mililani High School
Would I Eat That?

 

2nd Place
Tracee Angel Andres, Mary Angela Domingo, Stealthen Toribio
Farrington High School
Damaged

 

3rd Place
Meagan Tamashiro
Mililani High School
What is Water?