Join us as the Big Island Press Club honors Senator Lorraine Inouye, this year’s recipient of the club’s Torch of Light award, at our annual Christmas luncheon at Hilo Bay Cafe on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016. Tickets are $25 for members, $30 Non-members. Enjoy a wonderufl lunch buffet (menu below) as we celebrate the season […]
The 2016 Big Island Press Club Scholarship Dinner with guest speaker longtime journalist Keoki Kerr. Dinner at the Seaside Restaurant in Keaukaha, Hawaii.
Award-winning TV Investigative Reporter Keoki Kerr is the Evening’s Guest Speaker Purchase tickets through Eventbrite. Hilo, HI— The Big Island Press Club’s annual scholarship dinner will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 5 at Hilo’s Seaside Restaurant where we will honor our 2016 scholarship recipients and feature award-winning Hawaii TV news reporter, Keoki […]
The UH Hilo media symposium offers opportunities to students interested in communication and a platform for community interaction. The university’s student run news publication, Ke Kalahea, organized a symposium and political forum showcasing local politicians and various professionals in the the field of communication. Editor-in-Chief of Ke Kalahea Britni Schock says, “It was a way to […]
Get Tickets @ Eventbrite! As journalists, we know that often times the backstory can be more intriguing than the printed story. After spending 30 years as an investigative reporter for the Honolulu Advertiser and KITV television, James Dooley finally shared his fascinating stories of chasing high-profile scandals that occurred throughout Hawaii in his book Sunny […]
Want to be a writer, promote yourself or your next event? Save the date for the UH Hilo Media Symposium on April 9, where you can learn to do all that. UHH Media Symposium And Senatorial Candidate Forum Is April 9 The UHH Media Symposium and Senatorial Candidate Forum will take place on Saturday, April […]
BIG ISLAND PRESS CLUB ANNOUNCES ANNUAL LAVA TUBE, TORCH OF LIGHT AWARDS DLNR CHAIRWOMAN SUZANNE CASE AWARDED LAVA TUBE DISHONOR; SEN. LORRAINE INOUYE EARNS MERITORIOUS TORCH OF LIGHT AWARD The Big Island Press Club awards its annual meritorious Torch of Light Award to state Sen. Lorraine Inouye (pictured above) and the Lava Tube dishonor award to […]
The Big Island Press Club honored the team from the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory for keeping both the media and public informed of the Kilauea June 27th Lava Flow which threatened Puna.
Friends and Family came together to honor and remember veteran journalist and Big Island Press Club founder Hugh Clark today at the Dodo Mortuary Chapel in Hilo. There will be a sunrise 6 a.m. ash scattering Saturday, June 20, 2015 at Moku Ola (Coconut Island) into Hilo Bay for anyone who would like to attend. […]
The Big Island Press Club invites the public to a luncheon talk on Thursday, June 18, from noon until 1:30 p.m. at Restaurant Kenichi to hear about The Grassroot Institute’s Transparency Initiative.
The Grassroot Institute’s transparency initiative has broken new ground in shedding a light on holding government in Hawaii accountable. Through a series of open records requests, and with the help of the Civil Beat Law Center for the Public Interest, and the Office of Information Practices, Grassroot President Keli’i Akina and policy analyst Joe Kent will review the work that Grassroot Institute has done for a better government, economy, and society in Hawaii. Grassroot has been able to uncover amazing information, which will be uploaded for journalists and the public at OpenHawaii.org.