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HONOLULU Magazine Wins Several Awards, Both Local and National

HONOLULU Magazine was named a finalist in two CRMA categories and wins big at Hawaiʻi’s SPJ Awards.


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SPJ Awards

 

Every so often, we at HONOLULU Magazine like to take a small break to give ourselves a little pat on the back. In early June, HONOLULU took home two finalist awards at the 2018 City and Regional Magazine Association Awards in New Orleans. (Think of it as our version of the Oscars.)

 

Competing against other magazines in the nation with a circulation of less than 60,000, HONOLULU was named a finalist in feature design for our October 2017 spread “Drink Local.” (Shout out to art director Louis Scheer for his amazing work.) We also were recognized as a finalist in multiplatform storytelling for “A Snail’s Tail.

 

HONOLULU continued its streak at the Society of Professional Journalists Hawaiʻi Chapter’s annual Excellence in Journalism Awards on June 29. We took home 22 plaques in the following categories:

 

Best Multimedia Presentation

Finalist: “Drink Local,” October 2017

Finalist: “A Snail’s Tail,” July 2017

 

Industry or Trade Reporting

First Place: “Power Plant,” October 2017

Finalist: “Drink Local,” October 2017

 

Profile

First Place: “The Pig Time,” January 2017

Finalist: “The Power of ʻOhana,” August 2017

 

Feature Writing/Short Form

Finalist: “Showing Up,” April 2017

 

Body of Work: Single Writer

Finalist: Catherine Toth Fox

Finalist: Don Wallace

 

Best Single Feature Layout

First Place: “Drink Local,” October 2017

Drink Local

 

Magazine Cover

Finalist: “Drink Local,” October 2017

October cover

 

Overall Page Design

Finalist: October, November and December 2017

 

Student Feature Reporting in Any Media

“The Words Behind the Picture Brides,” December 2017

 

Health Reporting

Finalist: “Power Plant,” October 2017

 

Arts/Entertainment Writing

Finalist: “Keepers of the Kaona,” November 2017

 

Editorial Opinion

Finalist: “Typical, American, Muslim,” April 2017

 

Editorial Cartoon/Illustration

First Place: “Where the Wild Things Went,” August 2017

Where the Wild Things

Illustration: Meen Choi

 

Finalist: “The Sour Poi Awards,” January 2017

Sour Poi

ILlustration: chris danger

 

Feature Photography/Videography

First Place: “The Fall Guy,” September 2017 images

 

Photo/Video Essay

Finalist: “The New Retro,” March 2017 images

 

Special Section

Finalist: “The Insider’s Guide to Chinatown,” February 2017

 

Huge congratulations to our sister publications HAWAIʻI Magazine and Hawaiʻi Business Magazine for all their hard work as well. PacificBasin Communications took home a total of 45 SPJ awards.

 

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