Hitachi and Maui Economic Development Board are holding a student design contest to beautify four new Electronic Vehicle (EV) Quick Charger Stations located at Queen Ka'ahumanu Center.
Maui County students in grades six to 12 are eligible to submit an original digital media design that positively represents the community, environment and clean energy.
The artist can choose to create either one design that will go on both the front and back charger panels, or create two complementary designs that will go on the front and back panels.
Each panel is 13.5 inches wide by 65 inches high. Artwork must be created in either Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop. File formats accepted are Adobe Illustrator EPS, Photoshop EPS or PDF (all 300 dpi resolution).
The quick chargers are currently located in Queen Ka'ahumanu Center on the right side of the main entrance parking lot facing Ka'ahumanu Avenue.
The deadline for submissions is June 1.
First place wins a package totaling $1,000, the second place package totals $500 and the third place prize package comes to $250.
The winning image will be announced on June 15 at the shopping center.
To enter, include artwork, student's name, school, grade, mailing address, phone number and email address.
Email the submission package to Bristol@medb.org. Mail or drop off art contest entries at Maui Economic Development Board, Attention Lesley Bristol, 1305 N. Holopono St., Ste 1, Kihei, HI 96753.
For more information, contact Bristol at Bristol@medb.org or 875-2332.