Honors and Awards

Awards

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2022

National Academy of the Arts & Sciences:
Best Daytime Newscast
Medium Market

Hawaii News Now: First at Four

March Floods

The damage on Oahu and Maui is extensive after floods damaged homes, washed out roads and swept away vehicles. It wasn't until during our newscast that evacuation orders would blare over emergency sirens over Haleiwa on Oahu's North Shore.

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2021

National Academy of the Arts & Sciences
Best Evening Newscast
Medium Market

Hawaii News Now: First at Four

New Kīlauea Eruption

An eruption at Halemaʻumaʻu Crater surprises scientists and the Hawaiʻi Island community. The lava poured from Kīlauea after nearly 2 years of “non-eruptive unrest." Hawaii News Now brought coverage from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, as well as live interviews with scientists and park rangers about the sudden eruption.

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2018

National Academy of the Arts & Sciences
Best Evening Newscast
Medium Market

Hawaii News Now at 5

Mid-Air Scare

A Turkish national is suspected of trying to breach the cockpit of an American Airlines flight bound for Honolulu. Hawaii News Now reporters obtained exclusive details about the suspect and spoke to passengers who described the struggle inside the aircraft to keep everyone safe.

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2018

Associated Press Television & Broadcast Award
(Hawaii Market)

Hawaii News Now at 5

Moanalua Plane Crash

 

On June 30, 2017, a plane goes down under a busy freeway in Moanalua, avoiding traffic. Good Samaritans rushed to rescue the victims. Our team of reporters spoke with the rescuers ,and first responders who said it could have been much worse.