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Duke’s Beach House awards winners of Holiday T-Shirt Design Contests

By Staff | Dec 17, 2015

Pictured at the awards ceremony are (from left): back row — Lauren Kiek, Duke’s manager; Noah Yamada, Duke’s general manager; Ron LaClergue, TS Restaurants Maui regional manager; Jackie Reed, TS Restaurants CEO; Tammy Fukugawa, TS Restaurants vice president; and Steve Franz, King Kamehameha III principal; front row — Karisa Bayudan, Krizhna Bayudan, Gretchen Olson, Natalya Rodarte, Mina Suzuki, Kaylyn Rayray, Neveah Sunio, Mia Merrill, Ramsey Hillen and Chelsea Ramos.

KAANAPALI – Duke’s Beach House recently announced the winners of its fourth annual Holiday T-Shirt Design Contests at its Sixth Anniversary Party.

Duke’s named Jason Wilhite and Krizhna Bayudan as the Duke’s Beach House Winner and Facebook Fan Favorite in the Adult Holiday T-Shirt Design Contest, respectively. Natalya Rodarte of King Kamehameha III Elementary School won the Keiki Holiday T-Shirt Design Contest.

Wilhite received $300, and his design was incorporated into a limited edition holiday adult T-shirt. As the Facebook Fan Favorite, Bayudan received $150.

Rodarte was awarded a $100 restaurant voucher and $500 for her school. Steve Franz, principal of King Kamehameha III Elementary School, accepted the check on behalf of the school.

“We are thrilled to be able to incorporate the community into our holiday celebration,” said Noah Yamada, Duke’s general manager.

“The T-shirt design contests continue to grow each year, and we are happy to showcase and celebrate these great local artists.”

The holiday T-shirts are available for purchase at the Duke’s logo wear counter. The adult shirt is $29.50 and is available in both men’s and women’s sizes. The keiki holiday shirt is available for $22.50.

The honorable mention keiki winners each received $25 vouchers for the restaurant. They are: Mia Merrill of King Kamehameha III Elementary School; Kaylyn Rayray, Neveah Sunio and Chelsea Ramos of Princess Nahi’ena’ena Elementary School; Gretchen Olson of Lahaina Intermediate School; Karisa Bayudan of Sacred Hearts School; Mina Suzuki and Ramsey Hillen of Pomaika’i Elementary School; and Moseley Morrison of California Middle School.

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