Honolulu 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 Honolulu District Hawai‘i History Day Fair that was held on February 27 at Chaminade University of Honolulu. Each finalist project from the Honolulu 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.

Honolulu District History Day Fair 2016

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STATE QUALIFIERS:
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JUNIOR (6-8) PAPER:

Title: New Worlds For All: The Remaking of Early America
Students: Michelle Vong
School: Stevenson Middle School, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Leonard Padayhag

Title: Yellow Fever: A Threat Greater Than War
Students: Shelby Hom
School: Stevenson Middle School, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Leonard Padayhag

Title: Encountering Smallpox:  Edward Jenner and the Notable Exploration for a Vaccine
Students: Jenna Kim
School: Stevenson Middle School, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Rose Yonamine

JUNIOR (6-8) EXHIBIT:

Title: Drones: A History of Exploration, Encounter, and Exchange
Students: Amelia Ide
School: St. Andrew’s Priory School, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Carey Robinson

Title: Guidance Into Space Exploration
Students: Erin Lausterer
School: Stevenson Middle School, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Leonard Padayhag

Title: Jonas Salk Saves Lives
Students: Lila Ziebarth
School: St. Andrew’s Priory School, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Carey Robinson

JUNIOR (6-8) DOCUMENTARY:

Title: The Shock of the Century:  How the Sputnik Won the First Space Race, Rising from the Ashes of Peenemunde, on the Wings of Soviet Propaganda
Students: Summer Royal
School: Stevenson Middle School, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Rose Yonamine

Title: Here’s To The Music Of The 1960’s
Students: Queena Abarcar, Matthew Madayag, Paula Saladino
School: Kalakaua Middle School, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Steven Decker

Title: The Road to One Nation
Students: Hendhel Cabaya, Rycial Ignacio, Daniel Delos Santos
School: Kalakaua Middle School, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Steven Decker

JUNIOR (6-8) PERFORMANCE:

Title: Salem Witch Trials
Students: Serenity Bautista, Michael Nunez, Trevell Pruitt
School: Kalakaua Middle School, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Richard Jenkins

Title: The Rise of the Atomic Age
Students: Marianne Cabus, Arland Melchor, Patricia Molina
School: Kalakaua Middle School, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Steven Decker

Title: Al Capone
Students: Julia Dauz, Jahaziel Iaea, Jamaica Escalante
School: Kalakaua Middle School, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Richard Jenkins

JUNIOR (6-8) WEBSITE:

Title: Albert Einstein’s Exploration Into Physics
Students: Lily Soulier
School: St. Andrew’s Priory School, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Carey Robinson

Title: Women’s Progression
Students: Camille Castro, Christian Hermoso, Chantel Marquez
School: Kalakaua Middle School, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Steven Decker

Title: The Lunar Landing of 1969
Students: Zoe  Copp
School: Myron B. Thompson Academy, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Robert Cacace

SENIOR (9-12) PAPER:

Title: The Exploration of Racism in America: Stokely Carmichael and Black Power
Students: Kylee Nakata
School: Kamehameha Schools – Kapalama, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Daina Enabe

Title: Marbury v Madison: John Marshall’s Expansion of Judicial Review
Students: Susan Kong
School: Iolani School, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Jeffrey Hackler

Title: Elvis Presley: A Symbol of Cultural Integration
Students: Remi Jose
School: Iolani School, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Jeffrey Hackler

SENIOR (9-12) EXHIBIT:

Title: Exploration of Eugenics: “Three Generations of Imbeciles Are Enough”
Students: Kamaile Patton, Anela Johnson
School: Kamehameha Schools – Kapalama, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Daina Enabe, Kelly Vuikadavu

Title: The Exchange of Social Justice: Exploring a New Voice for Women
Students: Jostlyn Watson
School: Kamehameha Schools – Kapalama, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Sarah  Razee

Title: Chinatown Fire: The Plague Breaks Loose
Students: Kaila Chock-Nihi
School: Kamehameha Schools – Kapalama, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Sarah  Razee

SENIOR (9-12) DOCUMENTARY:

Title: Exploration of Water Rights in Hawaii:  A Question of Wai
Students: Jon  Ah Sing, Vance Farrant
School: Kamehameha Schools – Kapalama, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Sarah  Razee

Title: The Cherokee Phoenix: A Nation’s Printed Quest for Unity
Students: Elizabeth  Coleman
School: Kamehameha Schools – Kapalama, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Sarah  Razee

Title: Bessie Coleman: Exploring Frontiers in Aviation
Students: Carly  Kajiwara, Sierra Wong
School: Kamehameha Schools – Kapalama, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Sarah  Razee

SENIOR (9-12) PERFORMANCE:

Title: The New Pop Culture
Students: Leinani Roylo, Mary Daly, Alicia Spotakaeff
School: Kamehameha Schools – Kapalama, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Kaala Kawai

SENIOR (9-12) WEBSITE:

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright: The Design that Changed It All
Students: Grace  Moody
School: Kamehameha Schools – Kapalama, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Sarah  Razee

Title: Opukaha`ia: A Catalyst for Christianity in Hawaii
Students: Pohai Chandler, Mikah Bertelman, Isaiah  Sabey
School: Kamehameha Schools – Kapalama, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Sarah  Razee

Title: The American Experiment: Women Explore Prohibition
Students: Tayea Chun, Kaui Keolanui
School: Kamehameha Schools – Kapalama, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Daina Enabe

The Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to connect people with ideas that broaden perspectives, enrich lives and strengthen communities.  In addition to its grants program, HCH conducts educational programs, including Hawai‘i History Day and Motheread/Fatheread® Hawai‘i.

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