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Art Contest

Annually, AlohaCare sponsors a statewide art contest promoting healthy habits for children grades K to 6.

Submit a horizontal drawing using crayons, markers, colored pencils or watercolors on an 8.5” x 11” white paper that shows the following theme “I keep healthy by…” and one of the following categories must be selected:

Preventive health: For example “I keep healthy by washing my hands.”
Mental health:
For example, “I keep healthy by doing crossword puzzles.”
Nutrition: For example, “I keep healthy by drinking lots of water.”
Physical activities: For example, “I keep healthy by dancing hula.”

Click here to download the entry form and glue or tape it to the bottom left-hand corner of the back of the drawing and mail to:

Attn: Children’s Art Contest
1357 Kapiolani Blvd., Suite 1250
Honolulu, Hawaii 96814

The winners will be announced in the Spring of 2016. The first place winners of each age group will receive $100 for their winning drawings. 

AlohaCare has held the Children’s Art Contest for the past 13 years. Each year, more than 2,500 children submit their artwork. The winners are selected statewide. Past winners have also been featured in the AlohaCare Children’s Art Calendar. More than 60,000 calendars are distributed.

Congratulations to the following students and teachers! Thank you to all who participated in the 2015 AlohaCare Children's Art Contest.

Kindergarten Category
1st place: Koamalu Takahashi, Kaimuki Christian School; teacher: Leslei Bingo
2nd place: Jazmyne Shimizu, King Kaumualii Elementary; teacher: Devi Berg
3rd place: Kazely Matas, Holomua Elementary; teacher: Mrs. Yee

1st and 2nd Grade Category
1st place: Teilor Abilay, Wailuku Elementary; teacher: Mrs. Ishikawa
2nd place: Solana Koanui, Manana Elementary; teacher: Ms. Saiki-Chin
3rd place: Mia Kondo-Long, Wailuku Elementary; teacher: Mrs. Gima

3rd and 4th Grade Category
1st place: Katerina Im, Aina Haina Elementary; teacher: Mr. Vadman
2nd place: Camille Knapp, Kekaha Elementary; teacher: Maxine Akita
3rd place: Reesha Nakano, Haili Christian School; teacher: Lorene Olson

5th and 6th Grade Category
1st place: Kaupali Aipoalani-Wong, Pauoa Elementary; teacher: Ivy Newton
2nd place: Moe Johnson, Sunset Beach Elementary; teacher: Mrs. Shimizu
3rd place: Zaylie Gentry, Waimea Middle School; teacher: Kara Onaka