6th Annual
Japanese Poetry
Contest


2004 Winners

Out of 221 entries, 26 poems by the following students were awarded prizes:

JPN 100-102 Division:
First Place (free-form)Anna Porter
Second PlaceCori Hiraki
Third PlaceShayna Horie
Honorable MentionSam Apuna
Honorable MentionMelanie Kosaka

201-202 Division:
First PlaceAnthony Stalter
Second PlaceJohn O'Donnell
Third PlaceApril Yasaka
Honorable MentionDiana Lee
Honorable MentionAlison Kato
Honorable MentionKimberly Imamura
Honorable MentionLawrence Lau
Honorable MentionSherry Tanaka
Honorable MentionRylan Yamaguchi-Chang
Honorable MentionTiffinie Kiyota
Honorable MentionHaiyoung Oh
301-402 Division:
First PlaceVivian Fukumitsu
Second PlaceJenny Migita
Third PlaceRie Saigusa
Honorable MentionJoan Pan
Honorable MentionAleksandra Amelia Zakrzewska
Honorable MentionMargret Arakaki
Honorable MentionKristi Kayo Saito
Honorable MentionZachary Bass
Honorable MentionQiu Zhong
Honorable MentionCheri Nakamura

The judges were Gladys Nakahara, Masami Lachmann, Misako Steverson, Nobuko Ochner, and Emiko Ishigaki.

Contributors

  • Emiko Ishigaki
  • Gyotaku Restaurant
  • Hakubundo, Inc.
  • Kajima Construction
  • K. Kinoshita of Prudential
  • Marukai Corporation
  • The Japan-America Society of Hawaii
  • Center for Japanese Studies, University of Hawaii
  • Department of E.A.L.L. (K Kondo, S. Hirate T. Krafehn, M. Lachmann, K. Masunaga, G. Nakahara, N. Ochner, K. Shoji, M, Steverson, Y. Tateyama, Japanese Literature faculty)

Winning Poems

  • 100-102
  • 201-202 (a)
  • 201-202 (b)
  • 201-202 (c)
  • 301-402 (a)
  • 301-402 (b)













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