On July 28, the Public Relations Society of America held its 28th annual Koa Anvil Awards dinner to honor the best of Hawaii's PR industry. This year, the event took place at the Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki.
On June 24, the U.S. Green Building Council Hawaii Chapter hosted a Green Gala. This fundraiser celebrated the efforts of local designers, builders and community leaders as they work towards a greener future.
On June 22, the Shidler College of Business Alumni Association, Manoa Campus, and the Young Lawyers Divison of the Hawaii State Bar Association hosted a networking mixer for professionals at Ka Restaurant and Lounge.
On May 20, the Grand Tasting and Fashion Show was held at Ko Olina. Attendees were able to meet with winery owners, enjoy delicious dishes from many notable Hawaii chefs and enjoy a fashion show featuring both casual and swimwear.