WHS student receives honorable mention for ‘Meth Mouth’

LIHUE — A Hanapepe youth was honored in the Hawaii Meth Project’s “Break the Ice” Art Contest.

Kekoa Kimata-Lopez, 15, of Hanapepe, a ninth-grade student at Waimea High School, received an honorable mention award for his project, “Meth Mouth.” He entered it in the Traditional/Digital category for grades 7-9.

“There were several entries from Kauai students in this year’s contest,” said Anna Koethe, Hawaii Meth Project spokeswoman. 

The contest was aimed at communicating the risks of methamphetamine through art and empowering Hawaii’s youth to lead a drug-free lifestyle.There were more than 60 statewide entries.

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