The fourth annual Hawaii: Next 50 Contest focuses on health and wellness in the next 50 years
All students in grades 4 – 12 are eligible to submit their essays or multimedia presentations between now and January 31, 2018. The winning entries will be announce in March 2018. The students will be honored on the floor of the Hawaii State House of Representatives, attend a luncheon with key legislators, and receive a monetary prize.
The Hawaii: Next 50 Contest is inspired by former Governor George Ariyoshi's book, Hawaii: The Past Fifty Years, The Next Fifty Years, and students will read the book before launching their own ideas for Hawaii’s future. Free copies of the book can be requested online at www.HawaiiNext50.com.The contest is a collaboration of the Hawaii State House of Representatives, , and aio Foundation. More information can be found online at www.HawaiiNext50.com or email HawaiiNext50@gmail.com.
Hawaii: Next 50 Contest
WHO: Students enrolled in grades 4 – 12 are eligible to enter.
WHAT: Students are asked to read Hawai‘i: The Past Fifty Years, The Next Fifty Years and respond to the question "What can we do to promote the healthy Hawai‘i we want to see in the next 50 years?" Submissions will be accepted in two categories: essay and visual arts (poster, videos and multimedia).
WHEN: All entries must be submitted by January 31, 2018. Winners to be announced in March 2018.
WHY: To challenge the up-and-coming generation to become stakeholders in shaping our future by asking them to consider how individuals and the State as a whole can make meaningful contributions for Hawai‘i.