CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2013 WINNERS!
These 25 winners were selected from more than 300 outstanding entries to the My Hawai‘i Story Contest 2013. Mahalo to all the participating students and teachers!
|Terric “Tojo” Abella||Every Step is a Step of Life||Kamehameha Schools Kapālama Middle School|
|Koa Baker||My Kai Makua||Kamehameha Schools Kapālama Middle School|
|Faith Blalock||A Second Home||Kamehameha Schools Kapālama Middle School|
|Kainoa Borges||What Happened to Our Sacred Land?||Kamehameha Schools Kapālama Middle School|
|Sheena “Aina” Brown||Nā Leo o Ko Kākou Kūpuna||Kamehameha Schools Kapālama Middle School|
|Cruz Castillon||The Beauty of Hawai`i||Kamehameha Schools Maui|
|Tre Cravalho||Laulima Ko’ie’ie||Kamehameha Schools Maui|
|Bailey Dagupion||A Link to the Past||Kamehameha Schools Maui|
|Kamana Eugenio||Picture||Kamehameha Schools Maui|
|Jayden Gonsalves||Eke Crater: A Sacred Dwelling||Kamehameha Schools Maui|
|Emerson Goo||Clever Incarnate||Niu Valley Middle School|
|Destiny Hamasaki||Sacred Iao Valley||Kamehameha Schools Maui|
|Ethan “Kanai” Ho||Back In Time||Kamehameha Schools Kapālama Middle School|
|Alaysha Hook||Valley of a King||Kamehameha Schools Kapālama Middle School|
|Cheridean Kaaialii||You’ll Be My Happiness When I’m Down||Kamehameha Schools Kapālama Middle School|
|Solomon Kaupu||Hanapepe Town||Kamehameha Schools Kapālama Middle School|
|Leah Maddela||Think of Hawai`i||Kamehameha Schools Maui|
|Saige Meleiseā||Kūkaniloko||Kamehameha Schools Kapālama Middle School|
|Jenajwa Nacnac-Lawrence||Hawaii’s Valley||Laupahoehoe Community Public Charter School|
|Teysha Ann Pagdilao||Safe Haven||Waimea Middle Public Conversion Charter School|
|Noelani Poepoe||A Sacred Island||Kamehameha Schools Maui|
|Jillian Tubana||Aloha Aina: Teaching the Younger Generations||Waipahu Intermediate School|
|Kylie Vasconcellos||Sacred Hawai`i||Kamehameha Schools Kapālama Middle School|
|Katherine Welch||From Mauka to Makai: Ka’ala to Ka’ena||Ho’ala School|
|Veronica Winham||Maui’s 8th Deed for the 21st Century: Maui to the Rescue||Seabury Hall|
The My Hawai‘i partners invited all middle school students to participate in the 7th annual My Hawai‘i Story Project, an environmental writing contest for students in Hawai‘i. Students were invited to submit their best story or poem that reflected this year’s themes:
How have you worked with others to make a better Hawai‘i for us all?
What special place have you visited?
Who took you there?
What is a special place that you want to go to with your ‘ohana?
Winning students will have their work published in the “My Hawai‘i” Anthology along with other special prizes!
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The Pacific Writers’ Connection
Hawaii Coastal Zone Management Program
Hawai‘i Conservation Alliance
Hawai‘i Conservation Alliance Foundation
Hawai‘i Department of Land and Natural Resources
– Division of Forestry and Wildlife
– Division of Aquatic Resources
Hawai‘i Department of Education
Hawai‘i Environmental Education Alliance
National Park Service – Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park
– Friends of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument