Leeward 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 Leeward District Hawai‘i History Day Fair that was held on March 12 at ‘Ewa Makai Middle School. Each finalist project from the Leeward 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.

LEEWARD DISTRICT HISTORY DAY 2016

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STATE QUALIFIERS:
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JUNIOR (6-8)

PAPER: Title: Examining Captain James Cook and the Effects of His Exploration in Hawaii
Students: Jewel Garcia
School: Ewa Makai Middle School, Ewa Beach, HI
Teacher(s): Barron Lum

Title: The Black Death: No Escape
Students: Alysha Rothstein
School: Ewa Makai Middle School, Ewa Beach, HI
Teacher(s): Ray Taguchi

Title: Charles Darwin: How his theory changed modern science
Students: Jaidan Terrones
School: Ilima Intermediate School, Ewa Beach, HI
Teacher(s): Alison Liu

JUNIOR (6-8) EXHIBIT:

Title: Japan and Hawaii Sugar Industry: Uneven Exchange
Students: Julianne Viernes, Melissa Takahashi
School: Waipahu Intermediate, Waipahu, HI
Teacher(s): Cynthia Tong

Title: Native Americans and Europeans
Students: Jacob Tacadena, Lionel Roxas, Alston Dugay
School: Waipahu Intermediate, Waipahu, HI
Teacher(s): Cynthia Tong

Title: Roald Amundson: The Last Viking
Students: Brenna Burch
School: Ewa Makai Middle School, Ewa Beach, HI
Teacher(s): Ray Taguchi

JUNIOR (6-8) DOCUMENTARY:

Title: Exploring the Impact of Clara Barton on the Red Cross and our Global Society
Students: Aimee Beams
School: Ewa Makai Middle School, Ewa Beach, HI
Teacher(s): Barron Lum

Title: Vince McMahon and World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)
Students: Alden Paroni
School: Waipahu Intermediate, Waipahu, HI
Teacher(s): Daena Tokunaga

Title: The Stonewall Riots
Students: Maya Abarca School: Ewa Makai Middle School, Ewa Beach, HI
Teacher(s): Ray Taguchi

JUNIOR (6-8) PERFORMANCE:

Title: Mansa Musa
Students: Shyanne Agustin, Michaela Pulido, Christinne Cerezo
School: Waipahu Intermediate, Waipahu, HI
Teacher(s): Cynthia Tong

JUNIOR (6-8) WEBSITE:

Title: Alfred Wegener: Exploring and Encountering Continental Drift
Students: Kasey Ines
School: Waipahu Intermediate, Waipahu, HI
Teacher(s): Daena Tokunaga

Title: Jonas Salk and the Polio Vaccine
Students: Quincee Merriweather, Jacob Gomez, Richiel Galacgac
School: Waipahu Intermediate, Waipahu, HI
Teacher(s): Cynthia Tong

Title: Wright Brothers: First Practical Plane
Students: Rianne Tangonan
School: Waipahu Intermediate, Waipahu,
HI Teacher(s): Daena Tokunaga

SENIOR (9-12) PAPER:

Title: Closed Doors: Encounters, Explorations, and Exchanges on Wall Street during World War I
Students: Eric Quang
School: Campbell High School, Ewa Beach, HI
Teacher(s): Dawn Tuifua

Title: The Indian Removal Act: The Cause of Supremacy Throughout America
Students: Jazryn Nagum
School: Campbell High School, Ewa Beach, HI
Teacher(s): Wade Murasaki

Title: The Journey Towards Westward Expansion
Students: Isabel Coloma
School: Campbell High School, Ewa Beach, HI
Teacher(s): Wade Murasaki

SENIOR (9-12) EXHIBIT:

Title: Exploration, Encounter, and Exchanges of the Smallpox Vaccine
Students: Loreen Aguilar, Inri Balcobero, Izabel Jurado
School: Waipahu High School, Waipahu, HI
Teacher(s): Emy Keola

Title: Level the Playing Field
Students: Janae Theodore, Mireya Zeller
School: Pearl City High School, Pearl City, HI
Teacher(s): Mahina Goo, Tammy Yoon

Title: Exploration, Exchanges, & Encounters of the Black Plague in Hawaii
Students: Erika Tagaca, Nani Marcos
School: Waipahu High School, Waipahu, HI
Teacher(s): Emy Keola

SENIOR (9-12) DOCUMENTARY:

Title: Exploration, Encounters, & Exchanges of Alexander Adams
Students: Alaysia Blanco, Edna Felix, Chelsey Pagdilao
School: Waipahu High School, Waipahu, HI
Teacher(s): Emy Keola

SENIOR (9-12) WEBSITE:

Title: King Sejong: The Creation of Hangul
Students: Alison Day
School: Campbell High School, Ewa Beach, HI
Teacher(s): Dawn Tuifua

Title: Dorothea Dix
Students: Charlise Limjoco-Ragasa, Alexus Rodriguez, Olivia Laciste
School: Campbell High School, Ewa Beach, HI
Teacher(s): Rene Obena

Title: The Compacts of Free Association: An Ongoing Exchange
Students: Maile Morrell
School: Campbell High School, Ewa Beach, HI
Teacher(s): Wade Murasaki

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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