Spring 2021 Student Awards Ceremony
Awards and Recognition
Spring 2021 History Writing Awards
Hawaiian History ($100 award)
- Maile Hayashida, "Nā Wāhine Kūʻē: Continuing the Legacy of Wahine Warriors"
- Emma Kawaikahi Tanigawa, "Criminalization of Wāhine in the Hawaiian Kingdom"
Pacific History ($100 award)
- Taecia Kukui Akana, "How the Missing Became the Forgotten: The Truth of Blackbirding in the Pacific"
World History ($100 award)
- David Fruend, "Predators to Prey: The Decline of Imperial Japanese Naval Aviation in the Pacific War."
United States History ($100 award)
- Komela McAuliffe, "The Rocky Road that Led to Pearl Harbor"
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