The 25 winners of the 2018 Eddie Would Go Essay Contest are as follows. We would like to thank all of the students who participated, from the both the private and public schools, who submitted 351 essays for judging, that was completed on, October 13, 2018.

We would also like to express our sincere thanks to all of the educators for their past & continued support of this educational opportunity for their students. The awards ceremony will be held on November 13, 2018.

Grade Place Student Teacher School
7
1st
Chloe Possert 
Karen Kutsunai 
Kailua Intermediate - Oahu
2nd
Ahryanna McGuirk 
Karen Kutsunai
Kailua Intermediate - Oahu
3rd
Jonathan Au 
Karen Kutsunai
 Kailua Intermediate - Oahu
Honorable Mention
 Kayla Wissmeyer
McWhorter/Reeves
 Kailua Intermediate - Oahu
Honorable Mention
 Oliver Upton
Karen Kutsunai
Kailua Intermediate - Oahu
8
1st
Teani Sunset K. Bento
Piilani Kumaewa
Ke Kula Kaiapuni 'O Anuenue - Oahu
2nd
Monica Reyes
Jacey Waterhouse
Myron B. Thompson Academy - Oahu
3rd
Kamryn Horiuchi
Sandra Abdelahad
Moanalua Middle - Oahu
Honorable Mention
Kaylin Manley
Joshua Ching
Ewa Makai Middle - Oahu
Honorable Mention
Jasmin Do
Sandra Abdelahad
Moanalua Middle - Oahu
9
1st
Mahealani Perry 
Alohi Ae'a
Kamehameha Schools - Oahu
2nd
Nicole Alferos
Ava Limoz
Pearl City High School- Oahu
3rd
Kaila K. Sylva
Brian Hart
Kanu O Ka Aina - Kamuela
Honorable Mention
Brenda Rain
Isabella Barret
WR Farrington High School - Oahu
Honorable Mention
Jon Bryson Turnbow
Ava Limoz
Pearl City High School - Oahu
10
1st
 Ahnjeli Fullerbone
Joseph Porec 
Pearl City High School - Oahu
2nd
Taiyo Watt
Joseph Porec
Pearl City High School - Oahu
3rd
Kirsten Kasal
Joseph Porec
Pearl City High School - Oahu
 
Honorable Mention
Nahenahe Kalauli
Candace Sandstrom
Ke Kula Kaiapuni 'O Anuenue - Oahu
 
Honorable Mention
Cherami Makimoto
Joseph Porec
Pearl City High School - Oahu
Hawaiian Language
1st
 Lele Krug
Pi'ilani Kumaewa/Puhi Adams
Ke Kula Kaiapuni 'O Anuenue - Oahu
 
2nd
Hinano Saquid
Pa'ani Nelson
Ke Kula 'O Nawahiokalani'opu'u - Keaau
 
3rd
Ka'iulani Young
Pa'ani Nelson
Ke Kula 'O Nawahiokalani'opu'u - Keaau
 
Honorable Mention
Kamali'o Rae
Pi'ilani Kumaewa/Puhi Adams
Ke Kula Kaiapuni 'O Anuenue - Oahu
 
Honorable Mention
Kekama Hampe
Piilani Kumaewa/Puhi Adams
Ke Kula Kaiapuni 'O Anuenue - Oahu