Winner, Best Overall News Site, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 Society of Professional Journalists Hawaii Chapter

2019

  • First Place, 2019 News Leaders Association, Punch Sulzberger Award for Digital Innovation, “Are We Ready? Or Not?
  • Third Place, 2019 Best of The West,  Audio Storytelling, “Offshore, Season 3: The Blood Calls
  • Third Place, 2019 Best of The West, General Interest Column Writing, Denby Fawcett, Honolulu Civil Beat

2018

  • First Place, 2018 Editor and Publisher, EPPY Awards for Best Podcast, under 1 million unique monthly visitors category, “Offshore Podcast: The Blood Calls
  • First Place, 2018 Editor and Publisher, EPPY Award for Best News or Event Feature on a Website, under 1 million unique monthly visitors category, Nathan Eagle, Alana Eagle, Honolulu Civil Beat, “The Last Wild Place
  • First Place, 2018 Asian American Journalists Association for Multimedia Award for General Excellence, Nathan Eagle, Alana Eagle, Honolulu Civil Beat, “The Last Wild Place
  • First Place, 2018 Asian American Journalists Association for Radio/Audio Award for Asian-American Pacific Islander Issues, “Offshore Podcast: Confronting Faith
  • First Place, 2018 Religion News Association Award for Excellence in Radio or Podcast Religion Reporting, Anita Hofschneider, Jessica Terrell, April Estrellon, Emily Dugdale, Honolulu Civil Beat, “Offshore Podcast: Confronting Faith
  • Second place, 2018 Best of the West for Podcasting, “Offshore: The Sacred Mountain, Episode 2
  • Jessica Terrell selected as 1 of 25 participants in ONA’s 2018 Women’s Leadership Accelerator.
  • 2018 SPJ Sigma Delta Chi Award for Specialized Journalism Website, The Weather Channel’s Nationwide Project, The United States of Climate Change, Nathan Eagle, Honolulu Civil Beat, “Assisted Evolution
  • 2018 Atlanta Press Club Award, The Weather Channel’s Nationwide Project, The United States of Climate Change, Nathan Eagle, Honolulu Civil Beat, “Assisted Evolution
  • Second Place, 2018 Best of the West for Editorial Writing, Civil Beat’s Editorial Board, Honolulu Civil Beat, “Sanctuary State: Hawaii Must Stand Up For It’s Values
  • Chad Blair was recognized as a 2018 Jefferson Fellow by the East West Center.
  • First Place, 2018 National Associated Press Media Editors Awards for International Perspective Award for Organizations With Fewer Than 50 Staff, Anita Hofschneider, Cory Lum, Honolulu Civil Beat, “Faith Betrayed
  • Honorable Mention, 2018 National Associated Press Media Editors Awards for Public Service in the Small News Organizations, John Hill, Honolulu Civil Beat, “Waiting In Pain
  • First Place, 2018 Society for Features Journalism Awards for Integrated Storytelling, Nathan Eagle, Alana Eagle, Honolulu Civil Beat, “The Last Wild Place
  • Honorable Mention, 2018 Society of Environmental Journalists for Outstanding Beat Reporting, Nathan Eagle, Alana Eagle, Honolulu Civil Beat, “The Last Wild Place”

2017

  • First Place, 2017 SABEW’s Best in Business Awards for Airlines/Travel Small, Nathan Eagle, Marina Riker, Honolulu Civil Beat,”Dying for Vacation
  • Second Place, 2017 Best of the West for News Slideshow, Cory Lum, Honolulu Civil Beat, “Marine Helicopter Crew Memorial Service
  • Third Place, 2017 Society of Environmental Journalists, Kevin Carmody Award for Outstanding In-depth Reporting, Small Market, Anita Hofschneider, Cory Lum, Honolulu Civil Beat, “Pacific Outpost
  • Third Place, 2017 Best of the West, Special Topic Column Writing, Kathleen Kozak, Health Beat
  • First Place, 2017 SPJ Hawaii Chapter Award for Online News Reporting, Nathan Eagle, Honolulu Civil Beat, “How One Woman’s Snorkeling Death May Help Save Lives” 
  • Finalist, 2017 SPJ Hawaii Chapter Award for Online News Reporting, Marcel Honore, Honolulu Civil Beat, “City Repaves Aggressively But Falls Behind On Other Roadwork
  • First Place, 2017 SPJ Hawaii Chapter Award for Online Feature Reporting, Suevon Lee, Honolulu Civil Beat, “The Scramble To Recruit New Teachers And Keep Them In Hawaii
  • Finalist, 2017 SPJ Hawaii Chapter Award for Online Feature Reporting, Anita Hofschneider, Honolulu Civil Beat, “Craigslist: Where Desperate Hawaii Renters Plead For Help
  • Finalist, 2017 SPJ Hawaii Chapter Award for Online Feature Reporting, Courtney Teague, Natanya Friedheim, Honolulu Civil Beat, “The Sorry State Of Many Honolulu Parks
  • First Place, 2017 SPJ Hawaii Chapter Award for Best Multimedia Presentation, Nathan Eagle, Alana Eagle, Honolulu Civil Beat, “The Last Wild Place
  • First Place, 2017 SPJ Hawaii Chapter Award for Column Writing or Blog, News, Ian Lind, Honolulu Civil Beat
  • Finalist, 2017 SPJ Hawaii Chapter Award for Column Writing or Blog, News, Neal Milner, Honolulu Civil Beat
  • Finalist, 2017 SPJ Hawaii Chapter Award for Column Writing or Blog, News, Chad Blair, Honolulu Civil Beat
  • First Place, 2017 SPJ Hawaii Chapter Award for Column Writing or Blog, Features or Sports, Brittany Lyte, Honolulu Civil Beat
  • Finalist, 2017 SPJ Hawaii Chapter Award for Column Writing or Blog, Features or Sports, Tad Bartimus, Honolulu Civil Beat
  • Finalist, 2017 SPJ Hawaii Chapter Award for Government Reporting, Suevon Lee, Honolulu Civil Beat, “Disabled Job Seekers Left In Limbo By Agency’s Cash Crunch
  • Finalist, 2017 SPJ Hawaii Chapter Award for Government Reporting, Stewart Yerton, Honolulu Civil Beat, “Wealthy Oahu Neighborhoods Benefit From Program Meant To Help Poor Communities
  • Finalist, 2017 SPJ Hawaii Chapter Award for Breaking News Reporting, Nick Grube, Rui Kaneya, Honolulu Civil Beat, “Former Honolulu Police Chief And His Prosecutor Wife Arrested
  • First Place, 2017 SPJ Hawaii Chapter Award for Health Reporting, Tad Bartimus, Honolulu Civil Beat, “Rat Lungworm Disease Surfaces On Maui”
  • First Place, 2017 SPJ Hawaii Chapter Award for Editorial Opinion, “Civil Beat Editorial Board” Staff, Honolulu Civil Beat
  • First Place, 2017 SPJ Hawaii Chapter Award for Best Explanatory Journalism, Anita Hofschneider, Honolulu Civil Beat, “Guam’s Day Of Reckoning After Decades Of Sex Abuse
  • First Place, 2017 SPJ Hawaii Chapter Award for Investigative Reporting, John Hill, Honolulu Civil Beat, “This Honolulu Toddler Nearly Died In An Assault But No Charges Filed
  • Finalist, 2017 SPJ Hawaii Chapter Award for Investigative Reporting, John Hill, Honolulu Civil Beat, “Waiting In Pain
  • First Place, 2017 SPJ Hawaii Chapter Award for Public Service Reporting, John Hill, Honolulu Civil Beat, “Waiting In Pain”
  • First Place, 2017 SPJ Hawaii Chapter Award for Public Service Reporting, Nick Grube, Honolulu Civil Beat, “Honolulu Police Department Corruption”

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