The 19 winners of the 2019 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 essays for judging.

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 October 26, 2019.

Grade Place Student Teacher School
7
1st
Puakea Baker-Hart 
Karen Kutsunai 
Kailua Intermediate - Oahu
2nd
Makana Doane
Karen Kutsunai
Kailua Intermediate - Oahu
3rd
Mia Decano
Karen Kutsunai
 Kailua Intermediate - Oahu
Honorable Mention
Maika Kiakona
Lisa McWhorter/ Bianca Reeves
 Kailua Intermediate - Oahu
Honorable Mention
Niccolo Ruiz
Karen Kutsunai
Kailua Intermediate - Oahu
8
1st
Lucas Roberts
Joshua Ching / Dr. Farley
Ewa Makai MIddle - Oahu
2nd
Ainsley Tait
Joshua Ching / Dr. Farley
Ewa Makai Middle - Oahu
3rd
Liahona Ta'ala
Danica Kauihou
Kamehameha Schools - Oahu
Honorable Mention
Kari Kaita
Thomas Albritton
Kawananakoa Middle - Oahu
Honorable Mention
Hannah Dean
Kuwalu Anakalea
Hawaii Prepatory Academy - Waimea, Big Island
9
1st
Dustin Kealoha 
Kumu Kapualoke Renaud
Kamehameha Schools - Oahu
2nd
Christian Low
Kumu Kapualoke Renaud
Kamehameha Schools - Oahu
3rd
Jaya DeSilva
Kumu Kapualoke Renaud
Kamehameha Schools - Oahu
Honorable Mention
Kohia Rego
Kumu Kapualoke Renaud
Kamehameha Schools - Oahu
Honorable Mention
Emi Shigekane
Kumu Kapualoke Renaud
Kamehameha Schools - Oahu
10
1st
Saige Adaro
Joseph Porec 
Pearl City High School - Oahu
2nd
Bianca Jane Tamayo
Joseph Porec
Pearl City High School - Oahu
3rd
Antonio S. Velasco
Joseph Porec
Pearl City High School - Oahu
 
Honorable Mention
Ryan Fukunaga
Joseph Porec
Pearl City High School - Oahu
 
Honorable Mention
Camille Santiensanio
Emily Pepitone
Kihei Charter School - Maui
Hawaiian Language
1st
Leleapao'o Krug
Kihapai Krug
Ke Kula Kaiapuni 'O Anuenue - Oahu
 
2nd
McKenzie Kanani Tim Sing
Pa'ani Kelson
Ke Kula 'O Nawahiokalani'opu'u - Keaau
 
3rd
Kaumualii Harman
Pa'ani Nelson
Ke Kula 'O Nawahiokalani'opu'u - Keaau
 
Honorable Mention
Ililani Young
Pa'ani Nelson
Ke Kula 'O Nawahiokalani'opu'u - Keaau
 
Honorable Mention
Aukai Pascual
Pa'ani Nelson
Ke Kula 'O Nawahiokalani'opu'u - Keaau