Hawaii Business Wins 8 Awards in Statewide Contest

The prizes include first place for Editorial Cartoon or Illustration, Explanatory Journalism, and Industry or Trade Reporting.

This illustration by

Kelsey Ige and Shar Tuiasoa won first place in the category Editorial Cartoon or Illustration.

Hawaii Business Magazine won eight awards in a statewide contest run by the local chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

The SPJ awards, announced Wednesday night, were for work published in 2020. The full results are here. These are the awards won by Hawaii Business:


Category: Editorial Cartoon or Illustration

First Place: “Best Places to Work in Hawaii”

By Kelsey Ige and Shar Tuiasoa

Judge’s Comments: “This drew me in immediately. Great use of color and scale. Well done.”


Second Place: “E-Commerce in Hawaii”

By Kelsey Ige


Category: Explanatory Journalism

First Place: “Implicit Bias”

By Noelle Fujii-Oride

Judge’s Comments: “This category…

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