JASH Weekly Update 10/21: Congrats to our Photo Contest Winners

JASH Photography Contest

Dear Members and Friends of JASH, Thank you to everyone who participated in our 45th Anniversary Photo Contest! Although we haven’t been able to travel to Japan, it was exciting to join everyone on their past travels through their photo memories. You can view our finalist gallery by clicking the button above. For this contest, we received 183 entries submitted across our three categories, and 963 votes were cast during our general and final voting periods. Plus, our galleries were viewed over 3,000 times! Thank you all for this incredible turnout! Today, we are excited to announce the WINNERS of our contest, selected by popular vote.

Ono Kine Grindz 1st Place Curt Hasegawa

Ahi Salad; Ruscello-Nordstrom Ala Moana Center; Honolulu, HI

2nd Place Ray Tabata

Pupu Platter; KCC Concept Kitchen-Waikiki; Honolulu, HI

Oishii Tabemono 1st Place Maile Hirota

Cream Puff; Tolo Coffee & Bakery; Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan

2nd Place Ray Tabata

Sashimi Special; Boruberia Daguri; Shibushi, Kagoshima, Japan

Japan Explorations 1st Place Matthew Kellar

Mt. Fuji; Fujiyoshida; Japan

2nd Place

Atsushi Takebayashi

Osaka Castle; Osaka; Japan

Congratulations and OMEDETŌ to our six winners! First-place winners will receive a $100 VISA or Mastercard gift card; second-place winners will each receive $50 VISA or Mastercard gift cards. ARIGATŌ to everyone who entered, voted, and viewed our photo contest. We’re thrilled to have received all of your positive feedback for this contest, and we hope you all continue to take awesome photos during your adventures at home and abroad to share with us in the future!


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