• Jon Lomberg (space artist at Galaxy Garden): Chief Judge
  • James K. Pihana (native Hawaiian cultural practitioner)
  • Koa Rice (Hawaiian cultural practitioner)
  • Shawn Laatsch (planetarium manager at ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawai‘i)

Juding Criteria

  • Concept
  • Relevance to both astronomy and Hawaiian cultural themes as related to Mauna Kea
  • Originality and creativity
  • Appropriateness of the design for a 1.5-inch coin
  • Overall presentation

logos of the sponsors
Mauna Kea Coin Contest 2012 is sponsored by Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee (MKAOC) a.k.a. Mauna Kea Observatories Outreach Committee (MKOOC), KTA Super Stores, `Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawai`i, Onizuka Space Center, & Galaxy Garden/Paleaku Gardens Peace Sanctuary.

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