6th Annual Source Protection Video Contest

2023 6th Annual Source Protection Video Contest

The Department of Water Supply (DWS) is pleased to announce its 6th Annual Source Water Protection Video Contest. DWS is searching for entries that are creative, inspiring, original, and informative videos from Maui County’s High School and Middle School students (6th-12th grade).

Video Contest Theme 

This year's video contest theme is "Protecting Our Water, Our Kuleana”. Submitted video will be judged based on four criteria; accuracy of the information and effectively increases awareness, creativity and originality, entertainment value, and production quality. Please see the link to the file for

Please showcase the theme above within the video as well as source protection and water quality or it may be disqualified. Winning entries are first, second, and third place, and honorable mentions. Each of these will receive various prizes. Winning entries will be displayed on the County of Maui Department of Water Supply website.

Lastly, student participation in the DWS Poster & Video Contests would not be possible without the tireless efforts from all of our Maui County teachers and parents who selflessly donate their valuable time to see their students and children succeed in everything they do. Our sincerest MAHALO for supporting our keiki and the Department of Water Supply’s efforts to conserve and protect our water resources...because “By Water All Things Find Life

Eligible participants: Participants must be enrolled and in good standing at a County of Maui public or private middle or high school or home school (grades 6‐12).

Submission limits: Video submissions are limited to one video entry per student as an individual or as a team of up to four students. All submissions are final.

Video length: The video run time must be no more than three (3) minutes and no less than 1.5 minutes (total running time).

Video format: We encourage smartphone production. All videos must be submitted in one of the following video/file formats: .mp4, .mov, .wmv, .avi, or .mpg. The video must be accessible either from the submitters’ Dropbox with a link sent to DWS for downloading or a USB jump drive. 

Contest deadline: Friday, March 10, 2023

If you are interested and would like more details, check out the links above. Please reach out, or have your sponsoring teacher reach out, and we will be happy to answer any questions!

Good Luck and Have Fun!

Contact Info:
Email Sarah Reichert, Planner, (808) 463-3101
2023 Video Contest Coordinator
Department of Water Supply, Water Resources & Planning, (808) 463-3110