2016 Poster Contest Results

A Record 827 Water Conservation Poster Contest Entries

The Department of Water Supply’s 7th Annual Water Conservation Poster Contest drew 827 entries from public, private and home schools countywide. The goal of the contest was to educate Maui Nui’s youth on the importance of water conservation and to encourage them to take an active role in ensuring the sustainability of our islands’ water supply. The theme portrayed this year in the students art work was “By Water All Things Find Life”.

The contest entries were evaluated based on its water conservation message, originality, visual effectiveness, neatness and creativity. Winning entries and honorable mentions will be featured in the 2017 DWS Water Conservation Calendar and will be honored in an award ceremony in the Mayor’s office. The posters will be on display in the Department of Water Supply on the 5th floor of the Kalana O Maui Building in Wailuku.

The contest’s three judge panel included: Ms. Flo Bahr, Substitute Teacher, Ms. Liz Foote, Executive Director of Project S.E.A. – Link and Campaign Manager of West Maui Kumuwai, and Mr. Robert DeRobles, Planner with County of Maui Department of Water Supply.

2017 Water Poster Conservation Calendar

Click on the image below to download the 2017
 Water Poster Conservation Calendar:
2017 Water Conservation Calendar Front Page

The 2016 Winners


First Place: Herman “Trey” Andaya, III, St. Anthony Grade School
Second Place: Isabelle Spencer, Haiku Elementary School
Third Place: Enakai Hue Sing, Sabado’s Art Studios
Honorable Mention: Kala’i Calvan, Haiku Elementary School
Honorable Mention: Helena Dudoit,Kilohana Elementary School
Honorable Mention: Nora Carey, Haiku Elementary School

GRADES 1 & 2

First Place: Katie De Coite, Grade 2 Emmanuel Lutheran
Second Place: Harald Bergen, Grade 1 Kamalii Elementary School
Third Place: Naia Kaulukukui, Grade 2 Pu’u Kukui Elementary School
Honorable Mention: Jaylen Wan, Grade 2 Makawao Elementary School
Honorable Mention: Naethan Castillo, Grade 2 Lihikai Elementary School
Honorable Mention: Kei’ano Ching, Grade 1 Carden Academy of Maui

GRADES 3 & 4

First Place: Bazel Potratz, Grade 3 Kamehameha Schools Maui
Second Place: Destiny Hasiugulpiy, Grade 3 Lihikai Elementary School
Third Place: Jhonalyn Agdinaoay, Grade 4 Lihikai Elementary School
Honorable Mention: Isabella Trumbo, Grade 3 Carden Academy of Maui
Honorable Mention: Joshua Evans, Grade 3 Waihe’e Elementary School
Honorable Mention: Kristen Miguel, Grade 4 Lihikai Elementary School

GRADES 5 & 6

First Place: Jesse Franco Bacos, Grade 5 Lihikai Elementary School
Second Place: Benjamin Lolesio, Grade 6 Sacred Hearts School
Third Place: Aiyana Alford-Grimes, Grade 6 Kihei Charter Middle School
Honorable Mention: Angelina Gerard, Grade 5 Lihikai Elementary School
Honorable Mention: Haliawai Kehalani Keahi, Grade 5 Wailuku Elementary School
Honorable Mention: Colten DeCoite, Grade 6 Carden Academy of Maui

GRADES 7 & 8

First Place: Kristel Layugan, Grade 7 Sacred Hearts School
Second Place: Venus Schlauch, Grade 8 Sacred Hearts School
Third Place: Anastasha Aco, Grade 8 Iao Intermediate School
Honorable Mention: Jaz Kelber, Grade 7 Hawaii Technology Academy
Honorable Mention: Kiana Tuttle, Grade 7 Sacred Hearts School
Honorable Mention: Aliyah M. Guico, Grade 8 Iao Intermediate School