Windward 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 Windward District Hawai‘i History Day Fair that was held on February 20 at S.W. King Intermediate School. Each finalist project from the Windward 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.

Windward District History Day Fair 2016

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STATE QUALIFIERS:
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JUNIOR (6-8) PAPER:

Title: The European Organization for Nuclear Research: Exploration, Encounter and Exchange Through Nuclear Physics
Students: Owen Barr
School: Kailua Intermediate School, Kailua, HI
Teacher(s): Leslie Ringuette

Title: Jose Rizal & the Propaganda Movement. Exploring Human Rights of Filipinos
Students: Caid Aquino
School: King Intermediate School, Kaneohe, HI
Teacher(s): Rochelle Tavares

Title: Charles Darwin: Exploration in Natural Selection and the Theory of Evolution
Students: Kaitlynn Weiss
School: Kailua Intermediate School, Kailua, HI
Teacher(s): Karen Kutsunai

JUNIOR (6-8) EXHIBIT:

Title: Hokulea the First Voyage
Students: Hailey Zalopany
School: Kailua Intermediate School, Kailua, HI
Teacher(s): Leslie Ringuette

Title: The Sandalwood Trade and the Maka’ainana
Students: Shon Reid
School: Kahuku High & Intermediate School, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Grace Coleman

Title: “If It Rains”- Exploring the Dust Bowl
Students: Ben Merrill
School: Laie Elementary, Laie, HI
Teacher(s): Colleen Spring, David Ishii

JUNIOR (6-8) DOCUMENTARY:

Title: Anne Frank: Words that Changed this World
Students: Angelee Marshall
School: Laie Elementary, Laie, HI
Teacher(s): Colleen Spring, David Ishii, Serena Tuliloa

Title: Oskar Schindler: Righteous Among Nations
Students: Kathryn Green, Brianna Martinez
School: Kailua Intermediate School, Kailua, HI
Teacher(s): Karen Kutsunai

Title: The Space Race: One Small Step for man, One Giant Leap for Mankind
Students: Colton Blackmon
School: Kailua Intermediate School, Kailua, HI
Teacher(s): Leslie Ringuette

JUNIOR (6-8) PERFORMANCE:

Title: The Pilgrims: Exploration of the New World
Students: Gabrielle Goodgame, Jack Morse, Alexandria Sarkissian
School: Kailua Intermediate School, Kailua, HI
Teacher(s): Karen Kutsunai

Title: Exploring the Musical, Changing America: The Success of Rodgers and Hammerstein
Students: Molly Francis, Margaret Odom, Madeline Prislin
School: Kailua Intermediate School, Kailua, HI
Teacher(s): Karen Kutsunai

Title: The Louisiana Purchase and the Lewis & Clark Expedition
Students: Aidan Barr, Rain Decker, Alexis Hayry
School: Kainalu Elementary, Kailua, HI
Teacher(s): Irene Yamashita

JUNIOR (6-8) WEBSITE:

Title: History Captured in Images: The Encounter Between Vietnam War Photographs and America
Students: Isabella Hartline
School: Kailua Intermediate School, Kailua, HI
Teacher(s): Leslie Ringuette

Title: Encountering the Thalidomide Tragedy
Students: Madison Maronde
School: Kailua Intermediate School, Kailua, HI
Teacher(s): Leslie Ringuette

Title: The Angel of Death
Students: Maree Medeiros
School: Kailua Intermediate School, Kailua, HI
Teacher(s): Leslie Ringuette

SENIOR (9-12) PAPER:

Title: Gender and Racial Inequality Started by A Mouse
Students: Kiana Voigt
School: Kahuku High & Intermediate School, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Lorey Ishihara

Title: The Theory That Keeps Evolving
Students: Richard Weiss
School: Kahuku High & Intermediate School, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Lorey Ishihara

SENIOR (9-12) EXHIBIT:

Title: World War II Brides
Students: Taylor-Jane Kennedy, Bailey Mamac
School: Castle High School, Kaneohe, HI
Teacher(s): Arlene Greco

Title: “King of the Sea”
Students: Hannah Smith
School: Kahuku High & Intermediate School, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Lorey Ishihara

Title: The Catalog that Changed the Nation
Students: Shayla Wingate, Vitoria Byrne
School: Kahuku High & Intermediate School, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Lisa Lessing

SENIOR (9-12) DOCUMENTARY:

Title: Women’s Exploration Into Fashion
Students: Lana Dorr, Alex Walsh
School: Kahuku High & Intermediate School, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Lorey Ishihara

Title: Grimm Stories Through the Ages
Students: Emily Wolfersberger, Ku’ulei Annandale
School: Kahuku High & Intermediate School, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Lisa Lessing

Title: Langston Hughes: A Cultural Exchange
Students: Amberae Falemalu, Leving Jinadasa
School: Kahuku High & Intermediate School, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Lorey Ishihara

SENIOR (9-12) PERFORMANCE:

Title: Jane Goodall
Students: Abigail Bradshaw, Alyson Price
School: Kahuku High & Intermediate School, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Lisa Lessing

Title: Nellie Bly’s Active Promotion and Exploration of Feminism
Students: Jessica Hunter, Isabel Tueller
School: Kahuku High & Intermediate School, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Lorey Ishihara

Title: The Vietnamese Boat People: The Journey to Freedom
Students: Jay Phung, Rachel Shumway
School: Kahuku High & Intermediate School, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Lisa Lessing

SENIOR (9-12) WEBSITE:

Title: Star Wars: George Lucas’ Exploration of Special Effects
Students: Rebecca Watkins
School: Kahuku High & Intermediate School, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Lorey Ishihara

Title: The Fall of Congo
Students: Jaden Earl
School: Kahuku High & Intermediate School, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Lorey Ishihara

Title: Father Damien: His Remarkable Encounter with the Leprosy Patients on Molokai
Students: Kayla Swiderski, Emerald Ford
School: Kahuku High & Intermediate School, Honolulu, HI
Teacher(s): Lisa Lessing

YOUTH (4-5) PAPER:

Title: Irish American Immigration
Students: Breanna Martin
School: Mokapu Elementary School, Kailua, HI
Teacher(s): Lori Kidani

Title: The Cuban Missile Crisis
Students: Trystan Kusiak
School: Mokapu Elementary School, Kailua, HI
Teacher(s): Lori Kidani

Title: Vietnam War Refugees
Students: Genessa Pak
School: Mokapu Elementary School, Kailua, HI
Teacher(s): Lori Kidani

YOUTH (4-5) EXHIBIT:

Title: King Kalakaua: Reviving the Hawaiian Language
Students: Moikeha Emmsley
School: Hauula Elementary School, Hauula, HI
Teacher(s): Jonna Lewis

Title: Lewis and Clark
Students: Nolan Reddoch
School: Mokapu Elementary School, Kailua, HI
Teacher(s): Lori Kidani

Title: Ferdinand Magellan: Exploring Around the World
Students: Kamalani Sayles
School: Hauula Elementary School, Hauula, HI
Teacher(s): Jonna Lewis

YOUTH (4-5) DOCUMENTARY:

Title: Tui’one Pulotu: Exploration in the Polynesian art of Carving
Students: Hehea Pulotu
School: Hauula Elementary School, Hauula, HI
Teacher(s): Jonna Lewis

Title: The Navy’s Exploration, Encounter, and Exchange with Dolphins
Students: Mahealani Plunkett
School: Kahuku Elementary School, Kahuku, HI
Teacher(s): Alison Faleolo, Dorian Langi

Title: Queen Liliuokalani: Hawaii’s Last Monarch
Students: Maylee Tangaro
School: Hauula Elementary School, Hauula, HI
Teacher(s): Jonna Lewis

YOUTH (4-5) WEBSITE:

Title: Mexican American War
Students: Emma Thompson
School: Mokapu Elementary School, Kailua, HI
Teacher(s): Lori Kidani

Title: Christopher Columbus
Students: Jodeci Balubar
School: Mokapu Elementary School, Kailua, HI
Teacher(s): Lori Kidani

Title: Ellison S. Onizuka
Students: Masina Iafeta
School: Laie Elementary, Laie, HI
Teacher(s): Lisa Morelock, Colleen H Spring

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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