The Imua ‘Iolani editorial team captured numerous awards at the 2019 Hawaii High School Journalism Awards (HHSJA) luncheon, held April 17 at the Pagoda Hotel. Imua entered 18 categories spanning writing, design, and photography, and placed in 12. Competing against private and public schools statewide, Imua won first in state for Illustration (cartoon by Kyra Tan ’19, Fall 2018 issue). Imua also placed first in the Photography and Design Divisions and received a total of $400 in prize money. Other awards included first place among private schools for action/candid photography, photojournalistic essay, editorial cartoon, and illustration; four second place awards; and four third place awards.
To participate in this award-winning publication, ‘Iolani students can either join the Newsroom class, in which they learn journalistic writing and design skills, or Imua Club as a contributing writer. To join the club team, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, and firstname.lastname@example.org. We hope to work with you in Imua next year!