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Hawaii Photo Show at Wailoa Center

New in 2018/19. Hawaii Photo Show sponsored by the Hilo Photography Club.  Selected images will be exhibited at the Wailoa Center during the entire month of January 2019.

Competition is open to all residents of  the State of Hawaii.


The exhibit will be judged by Laurent Martres, an award winning author of guide books for photographing the American west. Mr. Martres also serves as a juror for several mainland art festivals. His website is http://www.martres.com 

Subject matter is open, however nudity and political themes are not allowed. 

There are two sections, adults and junior. If you are under 18 on Oct 15, you may enter in the junior section. 

Entry fee: $10 per entry for adults, $5 per entry for juniors. No limit on the number of entries per person.

Cash Awards are given to the best entry in each section. Additional cash awards will be given to the overall best entries in Black & White and Nature Photography.  Cash award amounts to be determined based on entries.

Send digital entries in jpeg format not exceeding 2000 pixels on the longer side to 

vijaykarai1953@gmail.com . Send appropriate amount by check payable to 

Hilo Photography Club PO Box 100 Kurtistown, HI 96760-0100

After notification of acceptance of the digital entry, send a framed print of the accepted image, ready to hang( no saw tooth hangers please) to Wailoa Center  Piopio St Hilo, HI 96720. Please include return labels and postage. 

Additional pick up locations will be announced later. Prints can be marked for sale. 20% of the sale price will be deducted by the selling agency. If not for sale please mark NFS. A liability waiver will need to be signed for all prints exhibited.  

Print size needs to be at least 8x10 but prefer larger size. No limit on the larger size.


Digital submission deadline                Oct 15, 2018

Acceptance notifications                      Nov 15, 2018

Framed Prints accepted until             Dec  28, 2018

Judging for awards                                Jan 3, 2019

Reception                                                  Jan 4, 2019  5-7 PM

Exhibition open                                      Jan 4 through Jan 24, 2019

Print pick up                                            Jan 25, 2019