Hawai‘i History Day, a program of the Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities, is a year-long history education program that invigorates the teaching and learning of history in grades 4-12. It promotes a theme-based, research-centered model for history and civics education. Students present their projects in an exhibit, performance, documentary, paper or website project. History Day culminates in the presentation and evaluation of these projects at school, district, state and national history days.
Hawai‘i History Day is a state affiliate of National History Day (NHD).
Hawai‘i History Day Has Three Divisions:
- Senior Division: Students in grades 9-12
- Junior Division: Students in grades 6-8
- Youth Division: Students in grades 4-5
Students present their projects in five different formats:
Who can participate?
Public, private, charter, Hawaiian language immersion and home school students in grades 4-12 are eligible to participate in the Hawai‘i State DOE District in which their school is located. FOR HAWAI‘I ENTRIES, GROUP SIZES ARE LIMITED TO 1-3 STUDENTS MAX.