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!


The 2014 HIKI NŌ Award nominees and winners:

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


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