College of Arts and Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences Student Awards

2021 Awards by Department

Anthropology

Anthorpology Department

Department of Languages

2021 Award Winners:

  • Tristine Honea
  • Hunter Bugado
  • Olivia Jarvis

English

2021 Matthew Therrien Award Winner:

Howards and Yoneko Droste Awards

Gender and Women's Studies

Gender and Women's Studies Department

2021 Award Winners

  • Outstanding Rising Senior ($500 Award)
    • Lindsey Krewson
  • Passionate Activism Award ($500 Award)
    • Melissa Ferguson
  • Regina Titunik Memorial Award in Women's Studies
    • Dayva Escobar
    • Jaime McCampbell

History

History Department

2021 History Writing Award Winners:

  • Hawaiian History ($100 award)
    • Maile Hayashida
    • Emma Kawaikahi Tanigawa
  • Pacific History ($100 award)
    • Taecia Kukui Akana
  • World History ($100 award)
    • David Fruend
  • United States History ($100 award)
    • Komela McAuliffe

Gary Y. Okihiro & Marina A. Henriquez Student Award for Significant Community Contributution toward Hawaiian History and Culture

  • Honorable Mention ($100 award)
    • Taecia Kukui Akana
    • Ariel Young-Ziegler
  • 1st place Winner ($300 award)
    • Kenneth CJ Sweezey

Performing Arts

Performing Arts Department

  • Academic Excellence Award
    • Naomi Lemieux
  • Service to the Deparment Award
    • Davya Escobar
  • Artistic Excellence in Drama
    • Evangeline Lemieux
  • Artistic Excellence in Dance
    • Kiaria Zoi Nakamura
  • Artistic Excellence in Music
    • Amanda Jarvis
  • Technical Theatre Award
    • Braden Savage

Political Science & Administration of Justice

Political Science & Administration of Justice Department

Lindsay Emerson Regina F. Titunik Distinguished Research Paper Award

Lindsay Emerson, 2020-2021 Titunik Award recipient!

James Matsumoto Rick A. Castberg Award for Outstanding Graduating Senior

James Matsumoto, 2020-2021 Castberg Award recipient!

Nevaeh Fukui-Stoos Willard D. Keim Memorial Scholarship

Nevaeh Fukui-Stoos, 2020-2021 Keim Scholarship recipient!

  • Pi Sigma Alpha Inductees
    • Nicole Arruda
    • Lindsay Emerson
    • Kalanihuia Forbes
    • Talen Heinicke
    • Vaughn Kelii
    • James K. K. Matsumoto
    • Missy K. Miyashiro
    • Lawrence K. Nahalea, Sr.
    • Joseph B. Scott, Jr.
    • Kelly K. Kaaumoana-Matsumoto

Philosophy

Philosophy Department

Undergraduate Philosophy Essay Prize Winner:

  • Joy Boswell, for her essay "Heidegger and Nietzsche."

Additional Awards

Yoko Okita Award for the best student paper related to sexual violence and assault.

  • Winner #1 - Anna Meyers
    • for Interpreting the Failure to Witness Survivors of Sexual Violence
  • Winner #2 - Billie-Ann Bruce
    • for Role of Sexual Abuse on School to Prison Pipeline