Wipe Out COVID-10 Lyric Contest Winners and Entries

To continue the Health Center's efforts to support the health and wellness of our community, and because our residents are so creative and talented, in September the Health Center announced a Wipe Out COVID-19 lyric contest offering $100 for one 1st place winner and $75 for five 2nd place winners.
The lyric theme was:

  1. Wearing a mask;
  2. Washing your hands; and/or
  3. Keeping your distance from others (no large gatherings).

Congratulations to the winners and mahalo to all contestants for your heartfelt lyrics and poems! Please take a moment to enjoy reading the lyrics and listening/viewing some of the video files.

Download a PDF of the Contest Rules

WINNERS: There is one 1st place and five 2nd place winners:

1st Place Entry

Shawna Koahou
My Hawai'i (lyrics)
2nd Place Entries

Johnnie-Mae Perry Hail Wai'anae, Wipe Out COVID-19
Kyrra Naito-Awana & Lesley Awana Superhero Audio
Kendra Chun How Do We Wipe Out COVID-19? Video
Uluwehi Hinojosa Small Gestures Video
Ginger Burch, Selena Gaui & Alexis Gaui I Miss My Tutu E Audio

Other Entries

Entry Lyric Title (click on title to view the lyrics) Media Link (optional)
Marcelle Arakaki I Want to Hug You My Friend
Tyren Kahala No Title
Jeanette Esquivel Signs of COVID-19
Leialoha Baisa-Bright How Long
Loushelle Mahoe & Daughters Wipe Out COVID-19 Audio
James Baptista No Title
Stephanie Ouanlavong Poem