Lots of Fun at BIPC 50th Anniversary Celebration

Photo credit Denise Laitinen.

All who attended our 50th anniversary celebration last month at Nani Mau Gardens had a great time! It really was a wonderful evening with young and old faces alike. Among the nearly 80 attendees were two of the press club’s original founding members, Gene Tao and Jim Wilson as well as several UH and even high […]

2017 BIPC Scholarship Recipients

BIPC President Lara Hughes with 2017 Scholarship Recipients and Scholarhip Donor Anne Clark

Congratulations to the 2017 BIPC Scholarship winners for their hard work and continued service to the fields of journalism and media. They were awarded at a dinner this past spring with featured guest speaker, HawCC Chancellor Rachel Solemsaas. Solemsaas gave a speech about her life path to help students receive the education they need. The […]

The Big Island Press Club Celebrates 50 Years

Come celebrate 50 years of service to the Big Island community with the Big Island Press Club. Since 1967 the club and it’s founders have worked to protect the public’s right to know. The club actively advocates for freedom of the media and freedom of speech rights, holds government and those elected to serve the […]

Big Island Press Club Meet and Greet July 14 in Hilo

photo credit Denise Laitinen

Please join the Big Island Press Club for an informal meet and greet at Wai‘oli Lounge in the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel, Friday, July 14, from 5-7 p.m. Have fun meeting fellow press club members and getting to know them better. Members can use their BIPC membership cards at Wai‘oli Lounge to receive their press club […]

Hawaii Community College Chancellor to Speak at Scholarship Dinner

The Big Island Press Club’s annual scholarship dinner is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. April 27 at Hilo’s Seaside Restaurant. The club’s 2017 scholarship recipients will be honored and Hawaii Community College Chancellor Rachel Solemsaas will be guest speaker. The Big Island Press Club annually awards scholarships to students pursuing a higher education in journalism, a […]

Big Island Press Club Scholarship Dinner Slated for Thursday, May 5

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 […]