2014 HIKI NŌ Awards




The winners of the HIKI NŌ Awards will be announced here on Wednesday, September 17 at 3:00 pm. Leslie Wilcox, President and CEO of PBS Hawaii, will present the winners with Donna Tanoue, President of Bank of Hawaii Foundation, HIKI NŌ's founding broadcast underwriter. A panel of veteran local news professionals will 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.




2014 HIKI NŌ Award Nominees

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

BEST PERSONAL PROFILE — HIGH SCHOOL
Jazz Sax Player” - Campbell High School
Aspiring Filmmaker” - Iolani School
Kimberly Yap” - Lahainaluna High School
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
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
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

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

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

BEST HOME-BASE SCHOOL — MIDDLE SCHOOL
Aliamanu Middle School
Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School
Seabury Hall Middle School
Waianae Intermediate School

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