2001 Winners

Out of 127 entries, 24 poems by the following students were awarded prizes:

JPN 100-102 Division:
First Place (free-form)David Uedoi
Second PlaceDavid Uedoi
Third PlaceLiane Onaga
Honorable MentionLillian Izawa

201-202 Division:
First PlaceMeng-Ling Kuo
Second PlaceMy Thu Nguyen
Third PlaceShenan Brown
Honorable MentionNickolas Haraguchi
Honorable MentionAaron Kubo
Honorable MentionLance Barcenilla
Honorable MentionKristina Chang
Honorable MentionCoryann Shindo
Honorable MentionKim Taniyama
Honorable MentionMark Panek
Honorable MentionMeng-Ling Kuo
301-402 Division:
First PlaceKristen Chong
Second PlaceJames Yee
Third PlaceJoy Mikasa
Honorable MentionMasato Baba
Honorable MentionMasato Baba
Honorable MentionKurt Huang
Honorable MentionYa-Ting Tang

Tanka Division:
First PlaceVadim Shteyman
Second PlaceYa-Ting Tang

The judges were Gladys Nakahara, Masami Lachmann, Misako Steverson, Robert Huey and Kathy Kitsutani.

Contributors

  • Bookoff Hawaii Inc.
  • Bunbundo Bookstore
  • Fujisankei Communication International Inc.
  • Hakubundo, Inc.
  • Iida S.M. Limited
  • Iwase Bookstore
  • Ryubun USA Inc.
  • Shirokiya Inc.
  • Tengyu Bookstore
  • The Japan-America Society of Hawaii
  • Center for Japanese Studies, University of Hawaii
  • Department of E.A.L.L. (J. Cohn, K. Hijirida, K. Kanno, Y-C. Li, K. Shoji, M. Steverson)

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