You are invited to submit your Hawaiian-themed writing and arts to this yearʻs Ka ʻUmeke Kāʻeo Native Hawaiian Writing and Arts Achievement Awards.
Ka ʻUmeke Kāʻeo — which means the Well-Filled Mind — ends on May 1, 2015.
You can win one of our fabulous prizes, including $100 cash for writing in the Hawaiian language, $100 cash for writing in the English language, and $100 Amazon gift cards for art.
All winning pieces will be published at Pūpū A ʻO ʻEwa Native Hawaiian Writing and Arts website.
Submission requirements and details:
- You must currently enrolled in at least 1 course at Leeward Community College this Spring 2015 semester.
- Open to students regardless of ethnic or cultural ancestry.
- Your subject MUST be ke ano Hawaiʻi — a Hawaiian focus. Your writing or artwork MUST be related somehow to Native Hawaiian life: culture, customs, history, issues, literature land, nature, arts, religion, etc.
- You may enter more than one piece and in more than one category (Hawaiian writing, English writing, art)
- All submissions are due by 11:59 pm on May 1, 2015
- All entries must be submitted online either in our Submit Your Work link or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Works will judged on their merits. None of our judges will know who submitted which piece.
Need a topic idea? Visit our list of writing and art suggestions
Have questions? Email us at email@example.com.
Ka ʻUmeke Kāʻeo is co-sponsored by Pūpū A ʻO ʻEwa and Student Life, the student government of Leeward Community College. Mahalo to our generous donors who make the awards possible. Credit: Poster by Tomi Rivera, Leeward CC