Literary Life at HPU

Winners of the 2013 HPU Short Script Contest Announced


First Place: “Prosser Plateau” by Alexander Holt

Second Place: “Hero Reality” by Ronalynn Cortez

Third Place: “People in Paradise” by Davis Kop


First Place: “Where There is Love” by Kainani Castro

Second Place: “So I Lost My Phone” by Joseph Reyes

Third Place: “Cask of Amontillado” by John Marsh

For more information, contact Mark Tjarks ( or 808-566-2445)


Congratulations to the winners of the 2012 HPU Short Script Contest! 

Original Category

1st Place - Sara Cate Langham, HORSES OF THEATRE

2nd Place TIE - Jakob C. Madsen, KIP GOES ON A DATE
                         - Jonas Skjaerseth, CROW BAR

Adaptation Category

1st Place - Davis C. Kop VOLLEYING WITH DEATH 
                         (adapted from Woody Allen's "Death Knocks")

2nd Place - Carly Molinar, MIDNIGHT RAID 
                          (adapted from the story of the same title by Brady Udall)

3rd Place - Megan Willoughby, THE PETTING ZOO 
            (adapted from the story of the same title by Peter De Niverville)

Staged readings of the 1st place winners, HORSES OF THEATRE and VOLLEYING WITH DEATH will be presented as part of HPU Theatre Department's SHORT TALL STORIES at the Paul and Vi Loo Theatre (Hawaii Loa Campus) on May 10th & 11th.