2014 HIKI NŌ Awards
Congratulations to the Winners of the
2014 HIKI NŌ Awards!
Leslie Wilcox, President and CEO of PBS Hawaii, presented the winners with Donna Tanoue, President of Bank of Hawaii Foundation, HIKI NŌ's founding broadcast underwriter. A panel of veteran local news professionals were consulted to determine the winners.
The nominated stories were showcased at PBS Hawaii's first-ever HIKI NŌ Festival – free screenings on Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui and Oahu last month. Consolidated Theatres - Pearlridge West also presented the showcase in a weeklong engagement.
Thank you for joining us for the 2014 HIKI NŌ Awards screening event and we look forward to all the wonderful new stories this coming season!
BEST NEWS WRITING — HIGH SCHOOL
“Nick Acosta” - Damien Memorial School
“Four Sisters Bakery” - H.P. Baldwin High School
“The Queen’s Words” - Kamehameha Schools Kapalama
“Relay for Life” - Kapolei High School
“Heads Up” - Waianae High School WINNER!
BEST PERSONAL PROFILE — HIGH SCHOOL
“Jazz Sax Player” - Campbell High School
“Aspiring Filmmaker” - Iolani School
“Kimberly Yap” - Lahainaluna High School WINNER!
“Street Performer” - Mid-Pacific Institute
“Dance Away the Pain” - Waiakea High School
BEST OVERALL NEWS STORY — HIGH SCHOOL
“Albatross” - Island School
“USS Missouri Exhibit” - Kapolei High School
“Sandy Hook Mural” - Konawaena High School
“Same Sex Weddings” - Maui High School
“What’s the Catch” - Waianae High School WINNER!
“Victoria Cuba” - Waipahu High School
BEST NEWS WRITING — MIDDLE SCHOOL
“Transitioning to Middle School” - Aliamanu Middle School
“Friendship House” - Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School
“Bullied Teacher” - Waianae Intermediate WINNER!
“Waipahu Smokestack” - Waipahu Intermediate
BEST PERSONAL PROFILE — MIDDLE SCHOOL
“Alan Nagao” - Kainalu Elementary School
“Substitute Teacher” - Kamehameha Schools Maui Middle
“Crossing Guard” - Lahaina Intermediate
“21st Century Cowgirl” - Seabury Hall Middle WINNER!
BEST OVERALL NEWS STORY — MIDDLE SCHOOL
“Kapaa Gridlock” - Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School
“Tails of Aloha” - Kainalu Elementary
“Trans-Global Voyage” - KaWaihona o ka Naauao
“Sea Turtles in Peril” - Seabury Hall Middle
“Raquel’s World” - Waianae Intermediate WINNER!
BEST HOME-BASE SCHOOL — HIGH SCHOOL
Hawaii Preparatory Academy
H.P. Baldwin High School
Kapaa High School
Lanai High and Elementary School
Nanakuli High and Intermediate School WINNER!
BEST HOME-BASE SCHOOL — MIDDLE SCHOOL
Aliamanu Middle School WINNER!
Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School
Seabury Hall Middle School
Waianae Intermediate School