About Civil Beat / Our Awards

Winner

Best Overall News Site
2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017
Civil Beat has been named the best overall news site in Hawaii eight years in a row by the Society of Professional Journalists Hawaii Chapter.

View full list of Civil Beat’s awards.

National Awards

2018 Associated Press Media Editors Awards

First Place
International Perspective

2018 Associated Press Media Editors Awards

Honorable Mention
Public Service

2018 Editor and Publisher, EPPY Awards

First Place
Best Podcast: Under 1 million unique monthly visitors category.

2018 Editor and Publisher, EPPY Awards

First Place
Best News or Event Feature on a Website: Under 1 million unique monthly visitors category.

2018 Asian American Journalists Association Awards

First Place
Multimedia Award for General Excellence

2018 Asian American Journalists Association Awards

Radio/Audio Award for Asian-American Pacific Islander Issues

2018 Religion News Association Awards

First Place
Excellence in Radio or Podcast Religion Reporting

2018 Society of Features Journalism

First Place
Integrated Storytelling

2018 Society of Environmental Journalists

Honorable Mention
Outstanding Beat Reporting, Small Market

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

2016 Online Journalism Awards

First Place

2015 Online Journalism Awards

Finalist
General Excellence in Online Journalism

82nd National Headliner Awards

Second Place
Local News Beat Coverage

16th Annual Ancil Payne Award 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

2018 Best of the West

Second Place

2018 Best of the West

Second Place

2017 Best of the West

Third Place
Special Topic, Column

2017 Best of the West

Second Place

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

2017 SPJ Hawaii Chapter

First Place

2017 SPJ Hawaii Chapter

First Place
Best Multimedia Presentation

2017 SPJ Hawaii Chapter

First Place
Column Writing or Blog/News

2017 SPJ Hawaii Chapter

First Place
Column Writing or Blog/Features or Sports

2017 SPJ Hawaii Chapter

First Place
Health Reporting

2017 SPJ Hawaii Chapter

First Place
Editorial Opinion

2017 SPJ Hawaii Chapter

First Place

2017 SPJ Hawaii Chapter

First Place

2017 SPJ Hawaii Chapter

First Place
Public Service Reporting

2016 SPJ Hawaii Chapter

First Place

2016 SPJ Hawaii Chapter

First Place

2016 SPJ Hawaii Chapter

First Place

2016 SPJ Hawaii Chapter

Public Service Award

2017 SPJ Hawaii Chapter

First Place

2016 SPJ Hawaii Chapter

First Place