First Congressional District art winners
The winners of the 2007 Congressional Art Competition -- Kaha Ki'i (An Artistic Discovery) -- for high school students who live in the 1st Congressional District (Urban Honolulu) are:
Best in Show, Kenory Khuy of University Laboratory School.
2-D Artwork, Byrson Espresion of Waipahu High School; Raymond Mariano of Mililani High School; Mathew Minaai, private tutor; Kari Hamabata of Farrington High School; Cody Maemori of McKinley High School; Mahina Patterson of Kamehameha Schools; Michael Lords of Radford High School; Lisa Gao of Iolani School; Mayleen Cuestas of Farrington; Cali Inouye of Iolani.
Computer Generated or Photography, Vicen Akina of Kamehameha; Ualani Davis of Kamehameha; Leah Schretenthaler of Iolani; Rachel Pavlis of Iolani; Sonya Valencia-Gomes of Campbell High School; Andrew Gorospe of Kamehameha; Jessica Balacy of Mililani; Amber Turner of Iolani; Kyle Bishop of Mililani; and Abbie Jones of Kamehameha.
The Harold K.L. Castle Foundation gave $10,000 to Hina Mauka for its Kokua Fund and the Family Program in Kaneohe. The Kokua Fund helps those seeking treatment from substance abuse, while the Family Program helps families and friends understand the disease of addiction.
Shining Stars appears several times a week in the Star-Bulletin