Maui 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 Maui District Hawai‘i History Day Fair that was held on February 20 at the University of Hawai‘i-Maui College. Each finalist project from the Maui 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.

Maui District History Day Fair 2016

———————————–
STATE QUALIFIERS:
———————————–

JUNIOR (6-8) PAPER:

Title: The Space Race Begins: Sputnik; the World’s First Artificial Satellite
Students: Aliya Harmon
School: Sacred Hearts School, Lahaina, HI
Teacher(s): Patricia Wurst

JUNIOR (6-8) EXHIBIT:

Title: A War Against Disease
Students: Ava Merrill
School: Sacred Hearts School, Lahaina, HI
Teacher(s): Patricia Wurst

Title: Plata O Plomo
Students: Ashley Nielson, Noelle Sheveland
School: Sacred Hearts School, Lahaina, HI
Teacher(s): Patricia Wurst

Title: A Fight for the Less Fortunate
Students: Grace Devane
School: Sacred Hearts School, Lahaina, HI
Teacher(s): Patricia Wurst

JUNIOR (6-8) DOCUMENTARY:

Title: Pioneer Mill: Growing a Land of Aloha
Students: Alexis Tamayo
School: Sacred Hearts School, Lahaina, HI
Teacher(s): Patricia Wurst

Title: How Did the Wolves in Yellowstone Change the Way We Think About Nature
Students: Alexis Nordblom
School: Sacred Hearts School, Lahaina, HI
Teacher(s): Patricia Wurst

Title: Ukulele: A Journey to Hawaii
Students: Jake Compton
School: Sacred Hearts School, Lahaina, HI
Teacher(s): Patricia Wurst

JUNIOR (6-8) PERFORMANCE:

Title: The Human Heart in Motion
Students: Hannah Sheveland
School: Sacred Hearts School, Lahaina, HI
Teacher(s): Patricia Wurst

JUNIOR (6-8) WEBSITE:

Title: Legacy of Devastation
Students: Gabrielle Huliganga, Jacqueline Nguyen
School: Sacred Hearts School, Lahaina, HI
Teacher(s): Patricia Wurst

Title: Layered: The Story of the Multi-Plane Camera
Students: Kiana Tuttle
School: Sacred Hearts School, Lahaina, HI
Teacher(s): Patricia Wurst

Title: Viking Explorations
Students: Noah Schwartzlow
School: St. Anthony Grade School, Wailuku, HI
Teacher(s): Joseph Celebrado

SENIOR (9-12) PAPER:

Title: Women’s Suffrage: The Fight For Equality In America
Students: Lily Katz
School: Baldwin High School, Wailuku, HI
Teacher(s): Ted Lusk

Title: A Journey to the Equinoctial Regions of the New Continent: The New World in a Modern Biological View
Students: Kamran Bhattacharya
School: Baldwin High School, Wailuku, HI
Teacher(s): Ted Lusk

Title: Liberators of Dachau: The Fight for Freedom
Students: Dayna McGinnis
School: Baldwin High School, Wailuku, HI
Teacher(s): Scott Clarke

SENIOR (9-12) EXHIBIT:

Title: Uncharted Territory: The Declaration of Paris and the Exchange of International Law
Students: Layce Yamauchi
School: Baldwin High School, Wailuku, HI
Teacher(s): Scott Clarke

Title: Andy Warhol: The Reigning King of Pop Art
Students: Syle Anton, Kaimalie Nonaka
School: Baldwin High School, Wailuku, HI
Teacher(s): Ted Lusk

Title: United States Immigration, New Lives, New Beginnings
Students: Cy Tamanaha, Andrew Ganio-Marzan, Darrian Cremer
School: Baldwin High School, Wailuku, HI
Teacher(s): Ted Lusk

SENIOR (9-12) DOCUMENTARY:

Title: Jonas Salk: A Journey to Save the Children
Students: Tiffany Banggo, Kianna Lutero
School: Maui High School, Kahului, HI
Teacher(s): Janyce Omura

Title: Forests of the Iliahi
Students: Megan King
School: Maui High School, Kahului, HI
Teacher(s): Janyce Omura

Title: 522nd Field Artillery Battalion: The Link of Hope
Students: Roxanne Kate Agtang, Sydney Dempsey, Jada Chang
School: Maui High School, Kahului, HI
Teacher(s): Lisa Suzuki

SENIOR (9-12) PERFORMANCE:

Title: Pop!: Changing Art with a Bang
Students: Sarah Nassar, Alexis Ong
School: Baldwin High School, Wailuku, HI
Teacher(s): Ted Lusk

Title: The Mongols: Nomadic Exploration, Conquering Encounters, and Chinese Cultural Exchange
Students: Karina Bhattacharya
School: Baldwin High School, Wailuku, HI
Teacher(s): Scott Clarke

Title: The Untold Story of Rosie the Riveter: The Exchange, Encounter and Exploration of a Newly Defined Feminine Strength
Students: Amber Burgos
School: Baldwin High School, Wailuku, HI
Teacher(s): Scott Clarke

SENIOR (9-12) WEBSITE:

Title: Exchanges of the Black Death
Students: One Jae Lee, Laney Flanagan
School: Maui High School, Kahului, HI
Teacher(s): Janyce Omura

Title: Apollo 11: Changing Technology Forever
Students: Devyn Yarbrough
School: Baldwin High School, Wailuku, HI
Teacher(s): Ted Lusk

Title: 1920s: The Decade That Made Women Roar
Students: Denise Torres
School: Baldwin High School, Wailuku, HI
Teacher(s): Scott Clarke

———————————–
SPECIAL AWARD WINNERS:
———————————–

Proteolinda Farm Award “Outstanding projects focusing on agriculture and/or agricultural innovations.”

Title: Pioneer Mill: Growing a Land of Aloha
Student(s): Alexis Tamayo
Teacher: Patricia Wurst
School: Sacred Hearts School

Title: The Pacific Triangulate Trade
Student(s): Christian Eugenio
Teacher: Scott Clarke
School: Baldwin High School

Wurst Family Foundation Award “Outstanding projects focusing on immigration and/or the contributions of immigrants.”

Title: Liberators of Dachau: The Fight for Freedom
Student(s): Dayna McGinnis
Teacher: Scott Clarke
School: Baldwin High School

Title: United States Immigration, New Lives, New Beginnings
Student(s): Cy Tamanaha, Andrew Ganio-Marzan, Darrian Cremer
Teacher: Ted Lusk
School: Baldwin High School

Wurst Family Foundation Award “Outstanding projects that demonstrate the significance or importance of education in American History.”

Title: The Human Heart in Motion
Student(s): Hannah Sheveland
Teacher: Patricia Wurst
School: Sacred Hearts School

Title: A Journey to the Equinoctial Regions of the New Continent: The New World in a Modern Biological View
Student(s): Kamran Bhattacharya
Teacher: Ted Lusk
School: Baldwin High School

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.
###