KOA Anvil Awards 2024

Celebrate the best of Hawaii’s public relations tactics, programs and professionals.

For a list of categories and more information on the Koa Anvil Awards, please download the 2024 Call for Entries. To get started on your 2024 entry, please
March 25: Call for Entry Submissions / Call for Individual Award Nominations
June 2: Final Deadline for Entry Submissions and Individual Award Nominations
June 3: Start of Reciprocal Judging
June 23: End of Reciprocal Judging
June 24-28: All Winners Notified
August 22: 41st Annual Koa Anvil Awards at Prince Waikiki

Public relations and communications PRofessionals from across the state gathered at the 40th Annual Koa Anvils Awards ceremony held at the Halekulani on Thursday, July 27, 2023. PRSA Hawaii received more than 75 entries for this year’s awards and of those 54 were recognized with awards. Read all about it here.

KOA Anvil Awards

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 skills to produce the best public relations programs and tools that keep the professional motivated and moving forward.

Awards & Honorees

There are two main categories:

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