Every year, PRSA Hawaii celebrates the best in Hawaii’s public relations industry with its renowned Koa Anvil Awards.

There are two main categories:

We also recognize distinguished individuals who have demonstrated their leadership in the public relations field:


Tickets for the 2018 Koa Anvil Awards on Friday, July 20 at Prince Waikiki are now on sale. To purchase tickets, click here.


Established in 1983, the Koa Anvil Awards captures and celebrates the four rings of excellence for which the Koa Anvil competition is judged: research, planning, execution and evaluation. It is a competition to develop better plans, use creativity to produce better results, increase professional skill to produce the best public relations programs and tools that keep the professional motivated and moving forward.

Click below to watch a video recap from our 2017 event. To view photos, check out our Facebook album.

Congratulations to the Hawaii Community Foundation and Stryker Weiner & Yokota Public Relations for winning the
2017 Koa Anvils Best of Show award!