At the Maui Matsuri, we have a variety of games and contest that you maybe able to participate in.  We have eating contests, cosplay and video games, and manga and arts. So if you have the competitive spirit in you come by for some fun competition.

The 2018 winners are:

Traditional Art Contest

Grades 3-5

  • First Place: Tyton Takahashi
  • Second Place: Teagan Roush

Grades 6-8

  • First Place: Sydney Rebugio
  • Second Place: Nayela Roush

Grades 9-12

  • First Place: Amanda Caires
  • Second Place: Frances Camille
  • Third Place: Skylar Masuda

Manga Art Contest

Grades 3-5

  • First Place: Leilani Tuttle
  • Second Place: Elli Kowalik
  • Third Place: Aeriel

Grades 6-8

  • First Place: Rachel Takamiya
  • Second Place: Thi Mavis
  • Third Place: Sean Sakamoto

Grades 9-12

  • First Place: Maria Patrocinio
  • Second Place: Sophia Dahlen
  • Third Place: Victoria Teoh

Cosplay Showcase

  • First Place: Joseph Perreira-Boteilho (Boy Valentine - original)
  • Second Place: Kaimana Riel (Star Guardian Ezreal - League of Legends)
  • Third Place: Brian Patague (Ugandan Knuckles - VR Chat)

Hallway Cosplay

Adult Division

  • First Place: Brian Patague (Ugandan Knuckles - VR Chat)
  • Second Place: Kaimana Riel (Star Guardian Ezreal - League of Legends)
  • Third Place: Joseph Perreira-Boteilho (Boy Valentine - original)

Student Division

  • First Place: Elli Kowalik (Chara - Undertale)

Video Gaming Contest

Puyo Puyo Tetris Tournament

  • First Place: Mario Navarro "Mariyo Tree"
  • Second Place: Kurt Chichioco "Misaki"
  • Third Place: Sebastian Navarro "Luigi Sappling"

Natto Eating Contest

Children’s Division

  • First Place: Ryunosuke Hattori
  • Second Place: Isabella Omura
  • Third Place: Jaimelee Felipe

Adult Division

  • First Place: Wilson Leong
  • Second Place: Tan Altinbay
  • Third Place: Jervin Nishimura

Saimin Eating Contest

Children’s Division

  • First Place: Isabella Omura
  • Second Place: Jaimelee Felipe
  • Third Place: Michael Kalalau

Adult Division

  • First Place: Keven Matillano
  • Second Place: Dean Omura
  • Third Place: Barry Kurasaki
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