Design Contest Winners

2019
  • Designer of the Year: Chira Duval-Arnould, Aqua Gems
  • Under $3500:
    • 1st Place: Dona Wong - LOTUS
    • 2nd Place: Maui Divers Design Team - HERITAGE BRACELET
    • 3rd Place: Carrie Nottage Smith - BEYOND THE REEF
    • People's Choice: Mark Carson - BLACK WIDOW
  • $3500 and over:
    • 1st Place: Chira Duval-Arnold - PEARL CHANGE
    • 2nd Place: Denny Wong - WATERFALL
    • 3rd Place: Carrie Nottage Smith - LUNAR CARESS
    • People's Choice: Michael Li - WINGS OF DESIRE
  • Hawaiian Themed:
    • 1st Place: Na Hoku Design Team - MOON OVER DIAMOND HEAD
    • 2nd Place: Jane Chen - OCEAN MOON
    • 3rd Place: Denny Wong - BLUE WAVE
    • People's Choice: Denny Wong - BLUE WAVE

2018
  • Designer of the Year: Carrie Nottage Smith
  • Under $3500:
    • 1st Place: Maui Divers - ENDLESS OCEAN RING
    • 2nd Place: Carrie Nottage Smith - BLUE LAGOON
    • 3rd Place: Denny Wong - CINDERELLA
    • People's Choice: Carrie Nottage Smith - BLUE LAGOON
  • $3500 and over:
    • 1st Place: Carrie Nottage Smith - MAUKA & MAKAI
    • 2nd Place: Moshe Hakamolo - ROSEBLOOD
    • 3rd Place: Jane Chen - SPARKLE & FLASH
    • People's Choice: Maui Divers - HERITAGE
  • Hawaiian Themed:
    • 1st Place: Carrie Nottage Smith - VENUS FERN DROPS
    • 2nd Place: Maui Divers - FEATHERED CAPE NECKLACE
    • 3rd Place: Tom Wheeler - LOOK, ITS DIAMOND HEAD!
    • People's Choice: Maui Divers - FEATHERED CAPE NECKLACE

2017
  • Designer of the Year: Carrie Nottage Smith, Na Hoku
  • Under $3500:
    • 1st Place: Carrie Nottage Smith - HORIZON
    • 2nd Place: Jane Chen - DA-MAN-RING
    • 3rd Place: The Maui Divers Design Team - NALU (WAVE)
    • People's Choice: Carrie Nottage Smith - HORIZON
  • $3500 and over:
    • 1st Place: Posthumously to Douglas Glenn - GREEN FLASH
    • 2nd Place: Dona Wong - LA GRANDEUR
    • 3rd Place: Carrie Nottage Smith - CONVERGENCE
    • People's Choice: Carrie Nottage Smith - CONVERGENCE
  • Hawaiian Themed:
    • 1st Place: Dona Wong - MY HAWAII
    • 2nd Place: Wendell Singson - MELE O PUA LEI
    • 3rd Place: Donna Shimizu - FLOWERS OF THE ISLANDS
    • People's Choice: Paul Williams - WHALE SONG

2016
  • Designer of the Year: Dona Wong
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2015
  • Designer of the Year: Denny Wong
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2014
  • Designer of the Year: Jason Dow
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