The University of Hawaiʻi Bookstores announces the opening of the 2015 HI Pride T-shirt contest. The contest is open to students at all University of Hawaiʻi campuses.

Students are asked to submit a design expressing what “HI Pride” means to them. The grand prize winner will receive a $200 UH Bookstores gift card, a $100 Jansport prize pack, a 40 oz. Hydro Flask and his/her own 2015 HI Pride T-shirt.

The submission deadline is Monday, April 20, 2015. For contest rules and submission guidelines, go to UH Bookstores website.

Semi-finalists’ designs will go online for a public vote the week of May 4, 2015. One runner-up will also receive a $50 UH Bookstores gift card, a $75 JanSport prize pack, a 40 oz. Hydro Flask, and a 2015 HI Pride T-shirt. Winners will be announced by May 16, 2015.

The 2015 HI Pride T-shirts will be available for purchase in fall 2015 at all UH Bookstores. UH students receive a special discount on HI Pride T-shirts with a valid UH ID. All proceeds from UH Bookstores purchases support the University of Hawaiʻi’s educational mission.

—By Kapiʻolani Ching