AAF Hawaii has many exciting events throughout the year that support and inspire the advertising community. We look forward to seeing you soon! 

    2018 Pele Awards Show

    Save the Date for "A Pele Love Story" on Saturday, April 21
    Monarch Room in The Royal Hawaiian Hotel - 2259 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu HI 96815

    Presented by lead Creative Agency James Sereno and Kinetic Productions, Inc. in partnership with Anthology Marketing Group.

    Ticket Reservation Forms will be available soon. New this year is final RSVP of Guest List and Payment Deadline will be Monday, April 9th. 




    ABCs of JOBs

    Thursday, April 12  |  6:00 pm - 8:30 pm  
    KouWork - 814 Ilaniwai Street, Honolulu HI 96813 (MAP)

    Presented in partnership with AIGA Honolulu. This event is intended for college students and recent graduates to learn from a panel of advertising and design professionals who represent various facets of the industry. Panelists will share their experiences of entering their professions and share helpful advice to participants. The event is free, but limited to the first 40 respondents. Early RSVPs are encouraged. 

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    Friday, March 2  |  5:30 pm - 8:30 pm  
    KouWork - 814 Ilaniwai Street, Honolulu HI 96813 (MAP)

    Meet the illustrious judges for this year's Pele Awards: Amy Hood co-founder and lead designer at Hoodzpah, Inc. in Newport Beach; Jennifer Maer, design director at IDEO in San Francisco; and Roz Romney, a freelance art director and creative director in San Francisco. Drinks and food from Da Spot provided. Sponsored by AAF-Hawaii and AIGA Hawaii.

    Parking is limited, so try to carpool or use alternative transportation methods. Reserved VIP parking and limited nearby street or structure stalls ($1.50/hour) are available. 

    Tickets are: $30 presale (before 2/26) / $45 regular for AAF, AD2, AIGA Members and Pele Entrants; $55 for non-members and $60 at-the-door.




    Thursday, January 25  |  Registration 5:30 pm  |  Event 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm  
    Dave & Buster's @ Ward Village - 1030 Auahi Street, Honolulu HI 96814

    Test your triva knowledge of all-things-advertising while mingling with industry professionals in a lightning-fast, knock-your-socks-off-competitive, crazy fun evening! Sign up as a team (of 8) or individually. Heavy pupus provided, no host bar. 

    Tickets are: $175 for a team of 8; $25 for AAF-Hawaii and Ad 2 Members; and $30 for non-members. 




    Tuesday, December 19  |  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm |  Nashville Waikiki @ Aloha Tower Marketplace 

    Join AAF Hawaii and Ad 2 Honolulu to celebrate the holidays in style with a good 'ole fashion Hoedown! Dress in your best cowboy or cowgirl outfit and bring a canned good donation for our non-profit partner ALOHA HARVEST and a white elephant gift ($10 limit and the funnier the better)! Light pupus provided.

    FREE for AAF-Hawaii and Ad 2 Members
    $10 for non-members



    Tuesday, November 14  |  6:00 pm - 8:30 pm |  VR Junkies - Ala Moana Center 
    (Lower level by Goma Tei)

    Join us at Honolulu's newest virtual reality arcade VR JUNKIES for dialogue and demonstrations with 3 companies using VR for different applications in the marketing world and beyond. Our panel includes DEVIN EHRIG OF SHADOW FACTORY(Hong Kong), representatives from ISLAND FILM GROUP (Gaming) and HMSA (VR for Healthcare). Light pupus and refreshments provided.


    FREE for AAF-Hawaii and Ad 2 Members who RSVP
    $5 for members at the door / $10 for non-members


    BRAND BASH 2017

    Friday, September 29  |  6:00 pm  |  Artistry Honolulu - 415 Cooke Street

    Get ready for the big event of the year! Join us dressed as your favorite characters and mascots from memorable brands or advertisements! Prizes will be awarded for the best individual and group costumes. Have a blast all while raising scholarship funds for students interested in entering the fields of advertising, marketing and design.


    Individual tickets - $35 (includes one drink and delicious bites catered by JJ Dolans)
    Corporate Sponsorships available for companies buying 10+ tickets

    Register now to preview our online auction the week of the event!

    No meetings/events scheduled at this time.