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:


For the list of categories and more information on awards programs, please download the 2022 Call for Entries information pamphlet.

To get started on your online entry, click here.


May 15: Final deadline for award submissions and individual award nominations
May 16: Start of reciprocal judging
June 6: End of reciprocal judging
June 7-10: All winners notified
August 4: Koa Anvil Awards 2022