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MEMORIAL DAY POSTER CONTEST WINNERS
Mayor Jeremy Harris presented awards to the winners of the Student Memorial Day Poster Contest today (Wednesday, May 12) in his office. The winning posters are exhibited on the third floor of Honolulu Hale through May 29. The winners in each grade category are as follows:
GRADES K - 4
Clifford Alonzo, Grade 4, Kalihi-Waena Elementary
Ulysses Bordaje, Grade 4, Kalihi-Waena Elementary
Alysha Kurz, Grade 4, Mokapu Elementary
GRADES 5 - 8
Sun Young Park, Grade 8, Stevenson Middle School
Wendelyn Cadelina, Grade 8, Kalakaua Middle School
Alyssa Kano, Grade 6, Maemae Elementary
Dallas Nagata, Grade 12, King Kekaulike High School (Maui)
Justin Oasay, Grade 11, Kapolei High School
Jannah Lee Faumuina, Grade 10, Kapolei High School
All winners received a certificate and a roundtrip airline coupon donated by Aloha Airlines to the neighbor island of their choice. First-place winners will also receive a coupon for a 2-night hotel accommodation donated by Ocean Resort/Queen Kapiolani Hotels.
The winners were chosen from more than 400 entries from public and private schools throughout the state. The contest judges were Ron Mizutani, Carolyn Nakamura and Dr. Gary Doi. The artwork of the first-place winners will appear on posters encouraging the public to provide lei to decorate graves at the National Cemetery of the Pacific for the Memorial Day Service.
Fifty thousand lei are needed for placement on the graves of veterans, in memory of their service to our country, at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl, and at all State Veteranís cemeteries for Memorial Day. The lei are needed on Friday, May 28, and can be dropped off at designated community parks and fire stations on Oahu and the Parks Permit Office in Honolulu. For information about donating lei, please call 692-5106.
All lei must be made of fresh flowers or ti leaves and must measure 20-24 inches before tying (lei must be tied). Floral sprays such as ti leaf and anthurium bouquets are also welcome.
Lei donations can be dropped off on Friday, May 28, 2004, at the following locations:
Community Parks (9:00 am - 11:30 am.)
Ala Wai Community Park
Halawa District Park
Makua Alii Senior Center
Waianae District Park
Wahiawa District Park
Waiau District Park
Waipahu District Park
Kaneohe Community and Senior Center
Waikiki Community Center
Fire Stations (6:00 am -12:00 noon)
#34 Hawaii Kai
Department of Parks & Recreation Parks Permit Section (8:00 am -12:00 noon). Located on the ground floor of the Honolulu Municipal Building, 650 S. King Street.
The Mayorís Memorial Day Service will be held on Monday, May 31, at 8:30 a.m. at the National Memorial of the Pacific. The public is encouraged to use the shuttle bus because parking at the Cemetery is very limited. Shuttle buses will operate from the Alapai Express Bus Terminal from 7:15 a.m. to 8 a.m. Regular bus fares will prevail. Parking at the Civic Center Parking Lot will be free. For more information on the Memorial Day Service, please call 692-5725.
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|Wednesday, May 12, 2004|