LifeSmarts

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Hawaii LifeSmarts 2020-2021 Update:

  1. Modified  Program: Due to the coronavirus pandemic, on-going public health concerns, and travel and budget restrictions the Hawaii LifeSmarts Program has been modified. Our office will not be hosting State Competition and will not be traveling to the 2021 National Competition held in Cincinnati, Ohio.We will only host Online Competition which will run from October 17, 2020 to December 7, 2020. Registration is open, coaches and students can begin to sign up at www.lifesmarts.org.If you have any questions orconcerns, please contact Assistant Coordinator Gloryana Akapo.

    Mahalo for your understanding at this time and we look forward to an exciting Online Competition.

  2. Stay Connected! Follow HiSecurities on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. We will be sharing up-to-date information with the community through our social media handles. If you have any questions you may call (808)586-2737 or email [email protected] for any other questions.

Mahalo & Stay Safe!

Welcome to the State of Hawaii LifeSmarts Competition

LifeSmarts, the Ultimate Consumer Challenge, is a FREE consumer education competition open to teens in grades 6-12.  The competition tests students on their knowledge of

  • Personal Finance 
  • Health and Safety
  • Environment
  • Technology
  • Consumer Rights and Responsibilities 

Take a practice quiz and see if you’re ready for the ultimate consumer challenge.  Gather your friends and form a team.  Each team needs an adult sponsor or coach.

Public, private, home, charter and alternative schools, statewide, are welcome to register as well as clubs and youth organizations.  Schools may enter more than one coach and coaches may enter more than one team.  So hurry and get your team signed up!

High School Competition (grades 9-12) Online Competition

  • Registration opens August 1, 2020
  • Online Competition opens October 17, 2020
  • Online Competition closes December 7, 2020 (7pm PST)

Middle School Competition (grades 6-8) Online Competition

  • Registration opens August 1, 2020
  • Online Competition opens October 17, 2020
  • Online Competition closes December 7, 2020 (7pm PST)

Students in grades 6-8 will compete only online.

LifeSmarts is run by the National Consumers League and brought to you by the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Office of the Securities Commissioner in partnership with the Hawaii Credit Union League.

For more information, contact LifeSmarts State Assistant Coordinator, Gloryana Akapo at (808)586-2737.

Good Luck as you take the Ultimate Consumer Challenge.

Hawaii LifeSmarts at a glance