Ho‘oulu ka ‘Ulu – Celebrating Breadfruit in Hawai‘i Youth Art Contest

The Hawaii Homegrown Food Network, Breadfruit Institute of the National Tropical Botanical Garden, Amy B.H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden are presenting the Ho‘oulu ka ‘Ulu – Celebrating Breadfruit in Hawai‘i Youth Art Contest.

“Ever Greens” by Prince Pecote of Kohala High School was a 1st place winner in the 2011 Youth Art Contest

The Youth Art Contest is part of the educational outreach associated with the Breadfruit Festival Goes Bananas, which will be held at the Amy B.H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden in South Kona on Saturday, September 29, 2012. The artwork of contest winners (1st, 2nd and 3rd in each age group) will be displayed at the Breadfruit Festival and the winners will win great prizes.

The contest is open to all youth artists in Grades 1–12. To qualify, entrants must be full-time residents of Hawai‘i County and must be affiliated with a school, home school group or organization. The school/organization needs to pre-judge the entries for submission. Each school may submit up to four works of art (one for each division). The divisions are: Grades 1–3, 4–6, 7–9, and 10–12.

The deadline for submissions is September 14, 2012.  Interested schools should indicate their intent to submit by August 9, 2012 to Fia Mattice at 896-5122 or matticef@gmail.com.

Contest guidelines, and links to content standards and the submittal form are available at www.breadfruit.info.

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