4th Annual
Japanese Poetry
Contest


2002 Winners

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

JPN 100-102 Division:
First Place (free-form)Jennifer Morales
Second PlaceKristi Kusunoki
Third PlaceGary Evangelista
Honorable MentionChad Kakiuchi
Honorable MentionBlane Ogawa
Honorable MentionAlden Lum

201-202 Division:
First PlaceDaphne Gasilos
Second PlaceJulia Ito
Third PlaceDeanne Ogasawara
Honorable MentionSasha Inouye
301-402 Division:
First PlaceTaryn Harada
Second PlaceJoanne Hayashi
Third PlaceJoan Pan

Tanka Division:
First PlaceMonique Hwang
Second PlaceAdam Peyman
Third PlaceLuiko Jantzen
Honorable MentionDerek Uban
Honorable MentionOren Matsuo
Honorable MentionUn Kyong Hur
Honorable MentionUn Kyong Hur
Honorable MentionMona Hirata
Honorable MentionJoanne Hayashi
Honorable MentionMasato Baba
Honorable MentionHeather Nuanes

The judges were Gladys Nakahara, Masami Lachmann, Misako Steverson, Joel Cohn and Kathy Kitsutani.

Contributors

  • Bookoff Hawaii Inc.
  • Hakubundo, Inc.
  • Iida S.M. Limited
  • Marukai Corporation
  • Shirokiya Inc.
  • The Japan-America Society of Hawaii
  • Center for Japanese Studies, University of Hawaii
  • Department of E.A.L.L. (J. Cohn, K. Hijirida, R. Huey, K. Kanno, K. Kitsutani, M. Lachmann, Y-C. Li, K. Matsunaga, G. Nakahara, N. Ochner, D. Ogawa, K. Shoji, M. Steverson, M. Tahara, A. Thornhill)

Winning Poems

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