KOA Anvil Awards

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

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.


There are two main categories:

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


PRSA Hawaii celebrated the best in the state’s public relations industry at the 39th Annual Koa Anvil Awards ceremony on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022, at the Halekulani Hotel. This year’s Koa Anvils also celebrated PRSA Hawaii’s 75th anniversary and recognized the organization as one of the founding chapters for the Public Relations Society of America.

2022 Honorees: