Gregg W. Perry Award

Presented by the Public Relations Society of America-Hawaii Chapter, the Gregg W. Perry Public Relations Professional of the Year award honors an exemplary practitioner who, during a distinguished career, has made a major contribution to the profession and has applied public relations techniques in a professional manner to achieve meaningful objectives.

This is the Hawaii Chapter’s equivalent of the nationally esteemed Gold Anvil Award and is presented as a part of the Koa Anvil Awards ceremony.

In 2017, we were proud to honor Mele Pochereva, APR of Mele Pochereva Public Relations.

PAST RECIPIENTS

2017 – Mele Pochereva, APR
2016 – Kristen K.C. Bonilla, APR
2015 – Linda Howe, APR
2014 – Luly Unemori, APR
2013 – Howard Daniel, APR
2012 – Amy Hennessey, APR
2011 – Duke Gonzales, APR
2010 – Donda Spiker, APR
2009 – Nancy Daniels, APR
2008 – Nathan Hokama, APR
2007 – Sara Foley
2006 – Melissa Chang, APR
2005 – Shawn Nakamoto, APR
2004 – Dr. Helen Varner
2003 – Kitty Lagareta
2002 – Stafford Kiguchi, APR
2001 – B.J. Whitman, APR, Fellow PRSA
2000 – Ralph Kam, APR, Fellow PRSA
1999 – Scott Shirai, APR, Fellow PRSA
1998 – Al Rodriques, APR
1997 – Catherine Pescaia Sharpe
1996 – Rick Zwern, APR
1995 – Jim Boersema, APR
1994 – Sheila Donnelly, APR
1993 – Roy J. Leffingwell, APR
1992 – Craig Miyamoto, APR, Fellow PRSA
1991 – Andrea Simpson, APR
1990 – Mark Zeug, APR
1989 – Robert Costa, APR
1988 – Sharon Weiner, APR
1987 – Sam Schneider, APR
1986 – Bill Cook, APR
1985 – William “Doc” Stryker, APR