Poster Contest

2018 HAWAII STATE POSTER CONTEST

Watersheds– Our Water, Our Home

The Hawaii Association of Conservation Districts (HACD), along with the Hawaii Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs) are excited to sponsor the 2018 poster contest.  This year’s theme is “Watersheds – Our Water, Our Home.” 

This year, children located on Kauai and Maui participated in the contest and the winning entries on those islands were selected by the East Kauai, West Kauai, Central Maui, Hana, Olinda-Kula and West Maui SWCDs.  Those winners from the local poster contests on Kauai and Maui were entered into the state poster contest and can be viewed below.  The posters in the state contest were judged by the members of HACD and the Hawaii SWCDs throughout the month of November.  State winners will receive the monetary prizes listed below and first place posters were sent on to compete at the national level, where one overall winner will be selected by January 31st.  Sponsorship for the various poster contests are as follows: island contests are sponsored by the SWCDs located on that specific island, the state contest is sponsored by HACD, the national contest is sponsored by the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) and the NACD Auxiliary, while the prizes at the national level are sponsored by the NACD Auxiliary and the Albert I. Pierce Foundation.  The monetary prizes at the state and national level is awarded to the 1st – 3rd place winners in each category and are subject to change (monetary prize amounts for this year can be viewed below).

Who Can Participate?
The Poster Contest is open to all public, private, and homeschooled students.  This years island and state poster categories were open to grades K-6 (grade levels may vary yearly).  The poster categories are as follows: K—1st Grade, 2nd—3rd Grade, and 4th— 6th Grade.

Monetary Prizes for 2018 HACD Hawaii State Poster Contest Winners
$40 for 1st Place State Winners
$30 for 2nd Place State Winners
$20 for 3rd Place State Winners

Monetary Prizes for 2018 NACD National Poster Contest Winners
$200 for 1st Place National Winners
$150 for 2nd Place National Winners
$100 for 3rd Place National Winners


2018 POSTER CONTEST WINNERS 

Category: Kindergarten – 1st Grade
 

1st Place: Sophie Cornell of East Kauai SWCD (Grade 1)

 

2nd Place: Mila Jasowicz of Central Maui SWCD (Grade 1)

 

Category: 2nd – 3rd Grade

1st Place: Hinatea Kodani of Central Maui SWCD (Grade 3)

2nd Place: Brysten Nagamine of West Kauai SWCD (Grade 3)

 


Category: 4th – 6th Grade

1st Place: Waianuhea Karratti of East Kauai SWCD (Grade 4)


CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS AND TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED!  FIRST PLACE WINNERS WILL BE COMPETING IN THE NACD NATIONAL POSTER CONTEST.