Central District Hawai‘i History Day Fair Results

HONOLULU—Hawai‘i History Day, a program of the Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities (HCH), released the list of finalists from the 2016 Central District Hawai‘i History Day Fair that was held on March 5 at the University of Hawai‘i at West O‘ahu. Each finalist project from the Central fair qualifies to participate in the 2016 Hawai‘i History Day State Fair on Saturday, April 16, 2016. HCH will provide travel funding for all qualifying students and their teachers to attend the 2016 Hawai‘i History Day State Fair on O‘ahu at Windward Community College.

CENTRAL DISTRICT HISTORY DAY 2016

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STATE QUALIFIERS:
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JUNIOR (6-8) EXHIBIT:

Title: Effects of the Atomic Bomb
Students: Reigen Komagata
School: Pearl Ridge Elementary School, Aiea, HI
Teacher(s): Danelle Huddy

Title: Effects of Racism on the American People
Students: Charlene Custino-Hunkin
School: Pearl Ridge Elementary School, Aiea, HI
Teacher(s): Danelle Huddy

Title: The Development of Hawaii’s Culture
Students: Grace Jansson
School: Pearl Ridge Elementary School, Aiea, HI
Teacher(s): Danelle Huddy

JUNIOR (6-8) PERFORMANCE:

Title: The Overthrow of the Hawaiian Monarchy
Students: Alexis Davis
School: Hanalani Schools, Mililani, HI
Teacher(s): Jennifer Haole

JUNIOR (6-8) WEBSITE:

Title: Hawaii: Change in Economy and Government
Students: Brandon Hsu
School: Pearl Ridge Elementary School, Aiea, HI
Teacher(s): Danelle Huddy

Title: Effects of the Overthrow of Hawaii
Students: Michael Neerman-Hinds
School: Pearl Ridge Elementary School, Aiea, HI
Teacher(s): Danelle Huddy

Title: Comparing the Expansions of the United States and the Roman Empire
Students: Amy Denis
School: Pearl Ridge Elementary School, Aiea, HI
Teacher(s): Danelle Huddy

SENIOR (9-12) PAPER:

Title: Frances Perkins: A Battle of Gender, Class, and Power
Students: Jannah Kalai
School: Mililani High School, Mililani, HI
Teacher(s): Amy Perruso

Title: Mountain Meadow Massacre Encounter with the U.S Government
Students: Haylie  Fung
School: Mililani High School, Mililani, HI
Teacher(s): Charlie Buenafe

Title: The Meiji Restoration: An Exploration of New Ideas and the Reach for Economic Power
Students: Shakson Isaac
School: Mililani High School, Mililani, HI
Teacher(s): Caitlin Albert

SENIOR (9-12) EXHIBIT:

Title: The Exploration, Encounter and Exchange of Cecil John Rhodes in Africa
Students: Chance Castro-Wong, Giscelle Rosario, Jacquelyn Schaefer
School: Mililani High School, Mililani, HI
Teacher(s): Caitlin Albert

Title: Warp Speed To Where No Boer Had Explored Before
Students: Claire Yamada, Helen Kim
School: Mililani High School, Mililani, HI
Teacher(s): Anita Kelley

Title: The Berlin Wall: Dividing a City, Encountering Change
Students: Ryan Jansen
School: Mililani High School, Mililani, HI
Teacher(s): Anita Kelley

SENIOR (9-12) DOCUMENTARY:

Title: Exploration, Encounter, and Exchange of Pop Art
Students: Jessica Jones, Vanessa Gerber
School: Mililani High School, Mililani, HI
Teacher(s): David Francisco

Title: Exploration of Women’s Suffrage in Japan
Students: Lindsey  Scott, Kelly Chen, Stephen Kang
School: Mililani High School, Mililani, HI
Teacher(s): Caitlin Albert

Title: Louis Armstrong and His Exploration Into Jazz
Students: Sean Dagan, Samuel Palompo
School: Mililani High School, Mililani, HI
Teacher(s): Charlie Buenafe

SENIOR (9-12) PERFORMANCE:

Title: Exploration, Encounter and Exchange of the Pakistan Partition
Students: Emma Lake, Alyssa Arment, Rebecca Thomas
School: Mililani High School, Mililani, HI
Teacher(s): Caitlin Albert

Title: Julius Caesar and the Exploration of Gaul: Carving an Empire
Students: Travis Afuso
School: Mililani High School, Mililani, HI
Teacher(s): Anita Kelley

Title: Exploration, Encounter and Exchange of the Black Moses
Students: Timothy Won, Alexis Flores
School: Mililani High School, Mililani, HI
Teacher(s): Caitlin Albert

SENIOR (9-12) WEBSITE:

Title: The Military’s Exploration of Kaho’olawe
Students: Jenna Nakanishi
School: Mililani High School, Mililani, HI
Teacher(s): Amy Perruso

Title: The Explorations and Encounters of Margaret Mead
Students: Alexandra Makaiau
School: Mililani High School, Mililani, HI
Teacher(s): Charlie Buenafe

Title: The Stonewall Riots: An Exploration into the Gay Rights Movement, Encountering Prejudice Along the Way
Students: Zachary  Higa
School: Mililani High School, Mililani, HI
Teacher(s): Charlie Buenafe

YOUTH (4-5) PAPER:

Title: How the Hubble Telescope Changed Space Exploration
Students: Gabriel Powell
School: Mililani Waena Elementary, Mililani, HI
Teacher(s): Amy Diegel

Title: Exploring Pioneer Life: Through the Eyes of Laura Ingalls Wilder
Students: Josslyn Rose
School: Mililani `Ike Elementary, Mililani, HI
Teacher(s): Alison Tanaka, Jenna Kanaya, Wilene Lum, Fumiko Yamada

Title: John Manjiro: The First Japanese Who Explored the U.S.
Students: Jenny Cho
School: Mililani `Ike Elementary, Mililani, HI
Teacher(s): Alison Tanaka, Jenna Kanaya, Wilene Lum, Fumiko Yamada

YOUTH (4-5) EXHIBIT:

Title: Carl Damaso: Union Rights for All
Students: Kelli Lung
School: Mililani `Ike Elementary, Mililani, HI
Teacher(s): Alison Tanaka, Jenna Kanaya, Wilene Lum, Fumiko Yamada

Title: Jane Goodall: For the Love of Animals and All
Students: Hope Rosenbush
School: Mililani `Ike Elementary, Mililani, HI
Teacher(s): Alison Tanaka, Jenna Kanaya, Wilene Lum, Fumiko Yamada

Title: Chinese Immigration: The Search For a Better Life
Students: Kayla Sato, Kian Kato
School: Mililani `Ike Elementary, Mililani, HI
Teacher(s): Alison Tanaka, Jenna Kanaya, Wilene Lum, Fumiko Yamada

YOUTH (4-5) PERFORMANCE:

Title: The Fight to Vote: Emmeline Pankhurst and the Exploration of Women’s Right to Vote
Students: Sofia  Jones Rivera
School: Mililani Waena Elementary, Mililani, HI
Teacher(s): Amy Diegel

Title: Performance: Jane Addams: Changing the Lives of Immigrants
Students: Tobey Autele-Acera, Malia Quitoles, Heather Boggis
School: Mililani `Ike Elementary, Mililani, HI
Teacher(s): Alison Tanaka, Jenna Kanaya, Wilene Lum, Fumiko Yamada

Title: NIH-HI-CHO: How Navajo Code Talkers Helped the U.S. Win the War
Students: Audrey Auna
School: Mililani Waena Elementary, Mililani, HI
Teacher(s): Amy Diegel

YOUTH (4-5) WEBSITE:

Title: Transcontinental Railroad: Connecting America
Students: Candace Ching
School: Mililani `Ike Elementary, Mililani, HI
Teacher(s): Alison Tanaka, Jenna Kanaya, Wilene Lum, Fumiko Yamada

Title: Hoover Dam: Taming the Red Bull
Students: Cody Chun
School: Mililani `Ike Elementary, Mililani, HI
Teacher(s): Alison Tanaka, Jenna Kanaya, Wilene Lum, Fumiko Yamada

Title: The Children of the Civil Rights Movement
Students: Kassidy Bragg, Olivia Perruso
School: Mililani `Ike Elementary, Mililani, HI
Teacher(s): Alison Tanaka, Jenna Kanaya, Wilene Lum, Fumiko Yamada