About Civil Beat / Our Awards

Winner

Best Overall News Site
2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016
Civil Beat has been named the best overall news site in Hawaii seven years in a row by the Society of Professional Journalists Hawaii Chapter.

View full list of Civil Beat’s awards.

National Awards

2016 Best In Business, Society of American Business Editors and Writers

First place, Airlines/Travel

2016 Society of Environmental Journalists

Third Place
Kevin Carmody Award for Outstanding In-Depth Reporting, Small Market

2015 Online News Association Award

First Place

2015 Online News Association Awards

Finalist
General Excellence in Online Journalism

82nd National Headliner Awards

Second Place
Local News Beat Coverage

16th annual Ancil Payne Awards for Ethics in Journalism

Honorable Mention

2013 National Awards for Education Reporting

First Place

2013 Online Journalism Awards

First Place

2013 Online Journalism Awards

First Place
The Gannett Foundation Award for Innovative Investigative Journalism

Regional Awards

2016 Best of the West

First Place
Immigration and Border Reporting

2016 Best of the West

First Place
Online Presentation

2015 Best of the West

First Place
Editorial Writing

Local Awards

2016 SPJ Hawaii Chapter

Public Service Award

2016 SPJ Hawaii Chapter

First Place

2016 SPJ Hawaii Chapter

First Place

2016 SPJ Hawaii Chapter

First Place

2016 SPJ Hawaii Chapter

First Place

2015 SPJ Hawaii Chapter

First Place

2015 SPJ Hawaii Chapter

First Place

2014 SPJ Hawaii Chapter

Public Service Award

2014 SPJ Hawaii Chapter

First Place
Investigative Reporting

2013 SPJ Hawaii Chapter

Public Service Award

2013 SPJ Hawaii Chapter

First Place