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Hawaiʻi History Day

Current News and Events
1/4/22: Registration Now Open for the 2023 District Fairs

Aloha Teachers and Students,

Happy New Year! Registration is now open for our 2023 Hawaiʻi History Day District Fairs. Our District and State Fairs will be Hybrid this year. This means judging will be online, except for Performances. Interviews & Result Announcements will be in-person., and we are happy to announce that Nationals will be back in-person this year! Please see the registration information for our District Fairs, below.

***TEACHERS MUST REGISTER FIRST BEFORE STUDENTS ARE ABLE TO REGISTER

Registration Links: 

  • Online Registration For District Fairs OPENS: MONDAY, JAN. 2, 2023
  • Online Registration For District Fairs CLOSES: FRIDAY FEB. 10, 2023
  • **ALL PROJECT ENTRIES ARE DUE ELECTRONICALLY: FRIDAY FEB. 10, 2023 (Except performances, which will be judged the day of each district fair. Performances must submit process papers & bibliography by Feb. 10th).

*Please note:

  • Judging will be virtual for all categories except performances.
  • All student interviews will be in person at the fairs.
  • Results will be announced at each district fair.
  • All project evaluations will be returned on Sunday, March 12th.

For Exhibit Boards:

  • At the District level, students can either submit images of their physical exhibit board (they create a board, take pictures, and put the pictures into a slide presentation) or upload a virtual exhibit board (eg: Google Draw). Since judging will be done online, there has to be either a virtual formatted board or images of the board uploaded into the system, in accordance with NHD Exhibit Guidelines, in order for the board to be judged.
  • If the Exhibit board advances to State or National levels, the board will need to be a physical Exhibit Board.

***TEACHERS MUST REGISTER FIRST BEFORE STUDENTS ARE ABLE TO REGISTER

Registration Links: 

KAUAʻI DISTRICT FAIR
SAT, FEB. 18, 2023, Kauaʻi Community College
Click the link below to register for the Kauaʻi District Fair
https://bit.ly/HHDKauaiFair2023

WINDWARD DISTRICT FAIR
SAT, FEB. 18, 2023, King Intermediate School

Click the link below to register for the Windward District Fair
https://bit.ly/HHDWindwardFair2023

MOLOKAʻI DISTRICT FAIR
FRI, FEB. 24, 2023, Molokaʻi Intermediate School
Click the link below to register for the Molokaʻi District Fair
https://bit.ly/HHDMolokaiFair2023

MAUI DISTRICT FAIR
SAT, FEB. 25, 2023, University of Hawaiʻi, Maui College

Click the link below to register for the Maui District Fair
https://bit.ly/HHDMauiFair2023

HAWAIʻI DISTRICT FAIR
SAT, FEB. 25, 2023, University of Hawaiʻi, Hilo
Click the link below to register for the Hawaiʻi District Fair
https://bit.ly/HHDHawaiiFair2023

CENTRAL DISTRICT FAIR
SAT, MAR. 4, 2023, Mililani High School

Click the link below to register for the Central District Fair
https://bit.ly/HHDCentralFair2023

LEEWARD DISTRICT FAIR
SAT, MAR. 4, 2023, Mililani High School

Click the link below to register for the Leeward District Fair
https://bit.ly/HHDLeewardFair2023

HONOLULU DISTRICT FAIR 
SAT, MAR. 11, 2023, Chaminade University
Click the link below to register for the Honolulu District Fair
https://bit.ly/HHDHonoluluFair2023


How to Submit Your Hawaiʻi History Day Project

In preparation for our upcoming Virtual District and State Fairs, please see our Hawaiʻi History Day 2023 Entry Guidelines and Project Checklist. Please review these lists carefully to ensure that all parts of your project are complete for the upcoming fairs!

Click here for printable 2023 Hawaiʻi History Day Entry Guidelines
Click here for printable Project Submission Checklist

 

 

 

Calendar Update for 2023 District Fairs

Dear Hawaiʻi History Day teachers and students, please see our updated calendar for the 2023 District Fairs. You can download our calendar here.

Please note the changes:

  • Windward and Hawai’i Island District Fairs have been moved up:
  • Windward District Fair has been moved to Feb 18, and Hawai’i Island has been moved to Feb. 25.
  • All District Fairs will take place before Spring Break
  • All Project Evaluations will be returned on March 12

 

 

 


2022-2023 Hawaiʻi History Day Theme Resources

This year, the theme for History Day is “Frontiers in History: People, Places, Ideas.” For more details on the theme for this year, see the 2022–2023 theme description.

2022-2023 ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi History Day Theme Resources

We are excited to release our theme resources for 2022–2023! See our Theme Narrative, translated into ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi, and a sample graphic organizer tool you can use!

See more resources on our ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi Resource page!


2023 Hawaiʻi–Specific Topics

Need topic ideas for your project? See this year’s list of project Hawai’i-specific project topics that connect to the theme Frontiers in History: People, Places, Ideas. You are not required to do Hawai’i-specific topics, but it is great to explore the history in our backyard!

Click for to see our Hawai’i-specific topic list.


2022-2023 NHD Theme Introduction Video

Frontiers in History: A Teacher’s Introduction with Dr. Kathleen Duval

For more resources, visit our Hawaiʻi History Day resource pages!

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