Archaeology Week & Youth Poster Design Contest

The Society for Hawaiian Archaeology conference planning committee is pleased to announce the 2021 Hawai’i Archaeology Week Youth Poster Design Contest.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to all Hawai‘i students through Grade 12 or any Hawai‘i resident under 19 years of age.

THEME: Preserving and Sharing the History of Hawai‘i through Archaeology

FORMAT: 18 x 24 inches poster with a portrait or landscape orientation. Minimum resolution for scanned entries is 2700 by 3600.
CRITERIA: The winning design will be selected based on originality, composition, and relevance to theme.

PRIZES: 1st Place – poster showcased throughout Hawaiʻi during Archaeology Week, $100 Nā Mea Hawai‘i gift certificate, family admission to local museum, and printed copy of poster. Five runner-up post-ers will also be showcased.

INSPIRATION / IDEAS: Your favorite archaeological site, artifact, mo‘olelo, or wahi kūpu-na. Combine images (photos, hand drawings, and/or digital images) and written words to share the story of your chosen topic. Research your topic by talking to community members, and by exploring books and the internet (we have included a few websites to start your journey). Feel free to email for questions on specific topics.

EMAIL ENTRY TO: OR MAIL ENTRY TO: Society for Hawaiian Archaeology
P.O. Box 22458, Honolulu, HI 96823-2458
ENTRY MUST BE RECEIVED BY AUGUST 31, 2021, with the Participant Consent Form.

SPONSORED BY: Society for Hawaiian Archaeology
[website will be updated with additional poster contest sponsors]