Hawaii 24/7

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Hawaii 24/7 is a news site primarily focused on the Hawaii Island in the State of Hawaii with community journalism.

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hawaii247.com
Type daily news website
Format online
Publisher Baron Sekiya
Editor Karin Stanton
Founded 2008
Headquarters Hawaii Island, Hawaii  United States
Website hawaii247.com

Hawaii 24/7 was founded in November 2008.[1] Hawaii 24/7 publishes hyperlocal news content. The site contains stories, photos, video, graphics and other forms of new media. The site is part of Hawaii 24/7 Inc.

In June 2011, Editor Karin Stanton won awards in the online feature writing category of the Society of Professional Journalists Hawaii Chapter 2011 Excellence in Journalism awards. Stanton was awarded first place and also the two other finalist slots.[2]

The stories that received awards: First Place: “A Pelekane Bay kind of day” Finalists: “Marine powers through cancer treatment, Ironman 70.3 Hawaii” and “Follow that fish!”

In February 2012, Editor Karin Stanton was named "Hawaii Sportswriter of the Year" by Alumni Football USA.

In June 2012 Hawaii 24/7 won First Place in the 'Best Website Design' and was a finalist for the 'Best Overall News Site' categories of the Society of Professional Journalists Hawaii Chapter 2012 Excellence in Journalism awards.[3]

In June 2013 Hawaii 24/7 won a 'Finalist' award in the category of 'Online News Reporting' for the story and video “McCormack, Wee add more Lavaman crowns to trophy cabinets" in the Society of Professional Journalists Hawaii Chapter 2013 Excellence in Journalism awards.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Baron Sekiya (2008-12-02). "Life Beyond the Newspaper". [1]. Retrieved 2013-11-09.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  2. ^ Hawaii SPJ (2012-06-29). "2011 Hawaii SPJ Excellence in Journalism Awards". [2]. Retrieved 2013-11-09.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  3. ^ Hawaii SPJ (2013-06-28). "2012 Hawaii SPJ Excellence in Journalism Awards". [3]. Retrieved 2013-11-09.  External link in |publisher= (help)

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