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Heart Is Where the Home Is With HIKI NŌ Students

HIKI NŌ #1213 HIKI NŌ 2021 Winter Challenge, 7:30pm

This special episode will reveal the winning stories from the high school and middle school divisions of the HIKI NŌ 2021 Winter Challenge competition. This year’s Winter Challenge was entered by 14 student teams from across four islands. Each team was given just four days to create a story based on the following theme: Heart is where the home is.  This theme challenged students to interpret the famous saying, “Home is where the heart is,” in reverse.

In a non-competition setting, HIKI NŌ stories generally take about two months to complete and the students are guided every step of the way by their teachers and industry professional mentors. In a HIKI NŌ Challenge, students cannot receive outside help from teachers, mentors or anyone else.

Judges scored the completed entries based on how well the team expressed the given theme, how well they upheld the HIKI NŌ story criteria, and production values.

Besides the first-place winners in the middle and high school divisions, the show will also feature stories that received second, third and honorable mention awards.

This special Winter Challenge show is hosted by students from the winning teams.

The HIKI NŌ 2021 Winter Challenge is supported by State Farm®.