Honolulu, HI Celebrates their 5th Anniversary with the NAP

Honolulu, HI hosted their Fifth Annual NAP Exhibition Reception on May 21, 2010. 
With more than 75 pieces of artwork from 15 different City / County departments, this year's show was another great success. NAP Coordinator Tory Laitila commented that, "this year's quality of work was outstanding."
 
In addition to Coordinator Tory Laitila, Mayor Mufi Hannemann; Michael Pili Pang, Executive Director of the Mayor's Office of Culture and the Arts; Sharon McPee, Commissioner with the City and County of Honolulu Commission on Culture and the Art; and Wallace Watanabe, President/CEO of the Aloha Pacific Federal Credit Union attended the awards reception.  During the reception, Tory was presented the Fifth Anniversary Award from the NAP for his efforts as coordinator of the program since its inception in 2005. 
 
The NAP would like to congratulate all the participants of this year's show.  We look forward to many more years in Hawaii!
 
And the winners are:
 
Adult Amateur
First Place – “Surfing the Sunset” by Phillippe Galicinao; Employee of the Department of Transportation Services
Second Place – “Spongebob” by Bruno Heldt; Employee of the Emergency Services Department
Third Place –“Jungle Fun” by Lori Gauer; Employee of the Department of Planning and Permitting
 
Adult Intermediate
First Place – “Wiliwili” by Amy Tsuneyoshi; Employee of the Board of Water Supply
Second Place – “Quilt” by Donna Woo; Employee of the Department of the Corporation Counsel
Third Place – “Overabundance” by Travis Kumano; Relative of an employee of the Department of Environmental Services
 
Adult Professional
First Place – “Family Dance” by Carl Jerry Vasconcellos; Employee of the Department of Parks & Recreation
Second Place – “Viridian Waters” by Alexander Caltenco; Employee of the Honolulu Police Department
Third Place – “Sunrise” by Michelle Yoshida; Employee of the Board of Water Supply
Honorable Mention(s) – “Two Faced Image” by Carl Jerry Vasconcellos; Employee of the Department of Parks & Recreation
Youth 12 & Under
First Place – “Tranquility” by Madison Maeshiro; Relative of an employee of the Department of Budget and Fiscal Services
Second Place – “Untitled” by Bryce Uyeno; Relative of an employee of the Mayor’s Office
Third Place – “My Friend Akiko” by Jaclyn Bregman; Relative of an employee of Emergency Services Department
 
Teen 13-18
First Place – “Mirror, Mirror on the … Paper” by Cassandra Tancinco; Relative of an employee of the Liquor Commission
Second Place – “Panda” by H. Andrew Chang Liu; Relative of an employee of the Parks & Recreation Department
Third Place – “Seals of Oahu” by Alexander Heldt; Relative of an employee of the Emergency Services Department
 
Best of Show – “Dog” by Wayne Liu; Employee of the Parks & Recreation Department