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Hawaii to host 2020 Region 11 Conference

The Hawaii Professional Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists will host the Region 11 (California, Arizona, Nevada, Hawaii and Guam) Conference on March 20-21, 2020, at the University of Hawaii Campus Center. We are working on an additional day of training for March 22.

If you have any program ideas you would like to see or want to volunteer, please email Stirling Morita at smorita1@twc.com

2019 Interns

2019 Interns: Madeleine Carr, intern at Hawaii magazine and student at Pepperdine University; Mark Ladao, intern at Honolulu Star-Advertiser and student at University of Hawaii at Manoa; Meilin Quinn, intern at Hawaii Business magazine and student at Syracuse University; 'A'ali'i Dukelow, intern at Hawaii News Now and student at University of Southern California; Amy Nakamura, intern at Hawaii Public Radio and student at Syracuse University; Joel Lau, intern at Honolulu Civil Beat and student at Boston University; and Emily Cristobal, intern at KHON-2 and student at Emerson College.

What's New

Results of the Hawaii Excellence in Journalism contest

Awards Dinner at Manoa Grand Ballroom June 14

April 2019 Newsletter: Tips from the March SPJ Region 11 Conference in Las Vegas

2019 Summer Interns Selected

2018 Excellence in Journalism contest entries

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