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Journalism excellence cited at annual publishers awards


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POSTED: Thursday, April 02, 2009

The Star-Bulletin won 24 Pa'i awards yesterday, including seven first-place prizes, in the annual competition sponsored by the Hawaii Publishers Association.

The Honolulu Advertiser came in second in the prize count with 23, including 10 first-place awards.

Winning first and second place in the editorial cartoon category was the late Corky Trinidad of the Star-Bulletin.

Other first-place awards for the Star-Bulletin were for enterprise reporting, arts and entertainment, feature photo, spot news photo, excellence in illustration and best program booklet.

Spot News Reporting: First place, The Honolulu Advertiser, “;Sudden Departure”;; second place, Honolulu Star-Bulletin; third place, Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Editorial Feature: First place, Honolulu Magazine, “;Peter the Prosecutor”;; second place, Hawaii Business; third place, The Honolulu Advertiser

Editorial Enterprise Reporting: First place, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, “;Navy Recruiters False Promises”;; second place, Pacific Business News; third place, The Honolulu Advertiser

Editorial Series: First place, The Honolulu Advertiser, “;System Failure”;; second place, The Honolulu Advertiser; third place, The Honolulu Advertiser

Editorial Opinion: First place, The Honolulu Advertiser, “;Lingle made rash choice to stir the pot on transit”;; second place, Hawaii Tribune-Herald; third place, Honolulu Magazine

Investigative Reporting: First place, The Honolulu Advertiser, “;Crossing the Line — Abuse in Hawai'i Homes”;; second place, Honolulu Star-Bulletin; third place, The Honolulu Advertiser

Editorial Column Department: First place, West Hawaii Today, Reed Flickinger; second place, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Dave Reardon; third place, The Honolulu Advertiser, Lee Cataluna

Sports Reporting: First place, The Honolulu Advertiser, “;Jones Tells Friends He's Leaving”;; second place, Hana Hou!; third place, Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Business & Industry Reporting: First place, The Honolulu Advertiser, “;Sudden Departure”;; second place, Honolulu Star-Bulletin; third place, Pacific Business News

Arts & Entertainment: First place, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, “;Inside Bhutan to find Buddha”;; second place, The Honolulu Advertiser; third place, Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Breaking Business News: First place, The Honolulu Advertiser; second place, Honolulu Star-Bulletin; third place, Pacific Business News

Editorial Cartoon: First place, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Corky Trinidad; second place, Star-Bulletin, Corky Trinidad; third place, The Honolulu Advertiser, Dick Adair

Sports Photography: First place, Hana Hou!, “;The Channel Swimmers”;; second place, The Honolulu Advertiser; third place, The Maui News

Feature Photography, Coated Stock: First place, the Kahala, “;Iona”;; second place, the Kahala; third place, Where Guestbook, Oahu

Feature Photography, Newsprint: First place, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, “;Air on the Side of Caution”;; second place, The Maui News; third place, The Honolulu Advertiser

Spot News Photography: First place, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, “;Rain”;; second place, Honolulu Star-Bulletin; third place, The Honolulu Advertiser

Essay Photography, Coated Stock: First place, Hana Hou!, “;On One Breath”;; second place, Honolulu Magazine; third place, Hawaii Hotel Network

Essay Photography, Newsprint: First place, The Honolulu Advertiser, “;Daysha's Diary”;; second place, Honolulu Star-Bulletin; third place, Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Visitor Publication Photography: First place, Hana Hou!, “;Town and Country”;; second place, the Kahala; third place, Hawaii Hotel Network

Excellence in Design, Coated Stock: First place, Hana Hou!, “;The Channel Swimmers”;; second place, Honolulu Magazine; third place, Honolulu Magazine

Excellence in Design, Newsprint: First place, The Honolulu Advertiser, “;Daysha's Diary”;; second place, West Hawaii Today; third place, Honolulu Star Bulletin

Excellence in Illustration, Coated Stock: First place, Hawaii Home & Remodeling Magazine, “;Change Makes Cents”;; second place, Hawaii Hotel Network; third place, Where Guestbook Oahu

Excellence in Illustration, Newsprint: First place, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, “;Chris Rock”;; second place, Honolulu Star-Bulletin; third place, Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Excellence in Cover Design: First place, Review Publications, Waikoloa Golf Magazine; second place, Hawaii Home + Remodeling, PacificBasin Communications; third place, Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Excellence in Informational Graphics: First place, Hawaii Business, “;The Daily Grind”;; second place, Honolulu Star-Bulletin; third place, The Honolulu Advertiser

Directories: First place, Review Publications, “;Hawaii Golf, the 2008-9 Official Golf Guide for Hawaii Island”;; second place, Element Media; third place, Morris Visitor Publications

Program Booklet: First place, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, “;Times Are A Changing”;; second place, Trade Publishing Co.; third place, The Honolulu Advertiser

Trade Magazine: First place, Building Industry Magazine, August 2008, Trade Publishing Co.; second place, Trade Publishing Co.; third place, Trade Publishing Co.

Special Section Excellence: First place, The Honolulu Advertiser, “;Daysha's Diary”;; second place, Hawaii Home + Remodeling; third place, Honolulu Magazine

Japanese Language Publication Excellence, Over 500,000 per Year: First place, Hawaii-Ai

Japanese Language Publication Excellence, Under 500,000 per Year: First place, I Am Hawaii

 

Visitor Publication Excellence, Over 500,000 per Year: First place, “;Best of Oahu,”; Morris Visitor Publications; second place, Pacific Travelogue; third place, PacificBasin Communications

Visitor Publication Excellence, Under 500,000 per Year: First place, “;Where Guestbook Oahu,”; Morris Visitor Publications; second place, Morris Visitor Publications; third place, Morris Visitor Publications

Nondaily Newspaper Excellence: First place, Pacific Business News; second place, Big Island Weekly; third place, Maui Weekly

School Newspaper Excellence: First place, Ka Leo o Hawai'i; second place, Ka 'Ohana; third place, Kalamalama