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2024 Giant Fruit & Vegetable Contest

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2023 Giant Fruit & Vegetable Contest


Giant Pumpkin No entry this year.
Giant Sunflower No entry this year.
Giant Tomato

Other “Giant Fruits”

Participants were welcomed to bring their other “giant” fruits and vegetables!
Contest would have two or more entries.

Lilikoi (Passion Fruit)

2022 Giant Fruit & Vegetable Contest

Congratulations to our winners for 2022!

Giant Pumpkin No entry this year.
Giant Sunflower
Giant Tomato

2021 Giant Pumpkin Contest

Pumpkin Decoration Contest

An extended activity to the Giant Pumpkin Contest!

Awesome job to the following youth participants who submitted a decorated pumpkin entry:

“Mr. Pimple”
Cloverbud Entry
Cloverbud Entry

“Black Knight”
Cloverbud Entry

Awesome job to our

Cloverbud Entries!!

Official 4-H Clover Emblem


“Big Nose”

Congratulations to the


Many thanks to the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resource Oahu County Extension for the prizes and goodie bags and to the Hawaii FFA—Hannah, Siyoung, and Vheena for judging this contest!

Thank you to all of our Facebook and Instagram viewers who participated in the People’s Choice Awards by voting for the Grand Champion pumpkin and providing positive comments to all entries!

Also a big mahalo to the Giant Pumpkin Contest Planning Team–Josh Silva (Edible Crops Extension Agent), Kate Eickstead (Military 4-H Program Coordinator), Jhanella Gerardo (Hawaii State FFA Student), and Kalani Matsumoto (Urban Garden Extension Agent) for extending this extra contest to show off these artistic and creative ways to show off pumpkins!

2021 Pumpkin Decoration Contest General Information

Oahu Pumpkin Decoration Entry Form for 9-19 year olds

Oahu Pumpkin Decoration Entry Form for Cloverbud-5-8 year olds

**Please note that this contest is for Oahu youth residents only.**

(Please note that the original format for the Giant Pumpkin Contest was adapted to meet COVID-19 policies and guidelines and will not qualify for any official “Giant Pumpkin” title)

Award Recipients

2021 “Biggest” Giant Pumpkin

Youth Choice Award


CTAHR Choice Award

2021 Giant Pumpkin Video Entries
Mahalo to the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) for sponsoring this award for our 1st year in the Giant Pumpkin Contest!

The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution providing programs and services to the people of Hawai‘i without regard to race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, arrest and court record, sexual orientation, or status as a covered veteran.  If you require information in an alternative format, please contact us at:  If you have a disability and require special assistance, please contact Christine Hanakawa at 956-7196 or at least one week prior to the event.

Upcoming Workshops and Events

Save the Dates:

  • Giant Pumpkin Contest Award Ceremony, Wednesday, September 29th at 6:30 pm-7:00 pm via Zoom