The PELE AWARDS is a one of fifteen National District Competitions for the American Advertising Awards, the advertising industry’s largest and most representative competition, attracting more than 40,000 entries every year from local American Advertising Federation (AAF) Clubs competitions from across the United States. The mission of the American Advertising Awards competition is to recognize and reward the creative spirit of excellence in the art of advertising and design.

About the 2017 Pele Awards Show

On April 22, 2017, the Monarch Room at The Royal Hawaiian will turn into an evening of musical theatre.

Lead creative agency LENT ENTERPRISES DIGITAL will bring you on a journey through the use of live action and puppets. It’s a story of a young advertising intern in Hawaii who dreams of being an advertising executive.  Follow his story as he goes through the trials and tribulations of making it in Hawaii’s advertising industry.

About the Pele Awards Display Room

Mahalo to Honolulu Community College Communication Arts Program for helping us hang our Pele Awards Room Display featuring all of this year’s finalists.

This year’s student volunteers are:
Arbela Javier (Team Lead)
Liza Tabalanza
Liana Young
Mikaela Black