2024 Localicious® Hawaiʻi Art & Recipe Contest Winners

Presented by Hawaiʻi Gas

Congratulations to Our Localicious® Art & Recipe

Contest Winners and Finalists!

We are delighted to announce the outstanding young talents who participated in the Localicious® Art & Recipe Contest: My Localicious® Lunch. This year’s theme, “Design Your Ultimate School Lunch Plate,” inspired students across Hawai‘i to create original artwork and healthy recipes featuring locally sourced ingredients.

Our Art Contest winners amazed us with their creativity, while our Recipe Contest finalists impressed with their culinary skills. A big congratulations to all of you!

We invite everyone to join us for the live cook-off event on August 4 at the HMAA Presents Keiki in the Kitchen® at Wai Kai in Kapolei. Cheer on our recipe finalists as they compete for top honors and celebrate the vibrant flavors of Hawai‘i.

Art Contest Winners

1st Place
Eri Sylva | Grade 3, Maryknoll School
“My Local Lunch”
2nd Place
Cadence Christensen | Grade 4, E.B. deSilva Elementary
“A Hawaiian Island Buffet” 
3rd Place
Aishakh Angsagan | Grade 2, Maunawili Elementary
“My Localicious Lunch” 
4th Place
Kyrie Webb | Grade 4, Aina Haina Elementary
 “Kyrie’s Awesome Organic Lunch Plate” 

Recipe Finalists

These culinary superstars will prepare their school lunch dish and compete for the top prize live on Sunday, August 4 at the HMAA Presents Keiki in the Kitchen® at Wai Kai in Kapolei.

Ava Marie Dzekedze

James Campbell High School
Dish: Shrimp and Fried Rice

Laura Breeze Kipu

Pearl City High School
Dish: Pork Watercress Soup

Finley Klug

Keaʻau Middle School
Dish: Ground Beef Stroganoff

Logan Transfiguracion

Waipahu High School
Dish: Ulu Sweet Potato Ravioli with Brown Butter Lemon Reduction