Voting begins for UH Bookstores’ student T-shirt contest

University of Hawaiʻi
Emily A Benton, (808) 956-2126
Marketing & Communications Manager, UH Manoa Campus Services
Posted: May 2, 2016

The University of Hawai‘i Bookstore System presents the semi-finalists for the 2016 HI Pride T-Shirt Design Contest.

The annual contest asks students enrolled at UH System campuses to create a T-shirt design that shows what “HI Pride” or “Hawai‘i Pride” means to them.

Semi-finalist designs go online for a public vote to determine the winner. The semi-finalists, selected by a panel of UH Bookstore managers and student employees, are:

  • Brigette Agustin of University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
  • Evan Cano and Eric Cano of Kaua‘i Community College
  • Celeste Guarin of University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
  • Alexandra Huizar of University of Hawai‘i at Hilo
  • Jonah Jumila of University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

Vote online at or by visiting Voting begins 4:00 pm May 2, 2016 and closes at 12:00 pm (noon HST) Monday, May 9, 2016.

The student design with the most online votes will be printed on T-shirts available at all UH Bookstores in Fall 2016 and online at

UH students receive a special discount on HI Pride T-shirts with valid ID, and all UH Bookstores purchases support the University of Hawai‘i’s educational mission.

About the University of Hawai‘i Bookstores

The University of Hawai‘i Bookstores’s mission is to serve as a resource for the UH campus community by providing everything it needs for college life and more. The main branch of the UH Bookstores System is located on the University of Hawai‘i’s Mānoa campus, in the heart of Campus Center. In addition, there are stores on eight branch campuses: University of Hawai‘i at Hilo, University of Hawai‘i Maui College, University of Hawai‘i West O‘ahu, Leeward Community College, Kapi‘iolani Community College, Honolulu Community College, Kaua‘i Community College, and Windward Community College. Visit for more information.