The Hokupaa Award

The Hokupa‘a Award, named after the North Star, is symbolic of a guiding force that always provides leadership to peers in the profession. This award recognizes a relative newcomer to public relations for demonstrating exceptional leadership potential and achievement in his/her initial years in the profession.

The nominee must have two to five years experience in public relations, excluding internships or part-time employment while working on a degree; and demonstrate professionalism, community service, public relations accomplishments and leadership skills. 

The award is presented as a part of the annual Koa Anvil Awards ceremony.

Past Awardees

Method of Nomination

Any individual may nominate a candidate for the award, but nominees MUST be PRSA Hawai‘i members. There are no entry fees for the nominations. Deadline for submission is
April 25, 2014 and the winners will be announced as part of the Koa Anvil Awards ceremony.

Download PDF of 2014 Hokupaa Award Nomination Form.