AAF-Hawaii is committed to providing opportunities students and professionals alike to learn about our industry and grow and flourish. 

    Some of our signature events and programs include:

    The ABCs of JOBs (or How to Land your First Job in Advertising & Design) is a popular, free event that takes place in April. A panel of reknowned professionals who represent various sectors of the industry share how they got their starts. Open to current college seniors and recent graduates. 

    The Shining Star Scholarship Program Eligible college students who are studying advertising, design, communication and related fields may apply to receive one of four scholarhships awarded annually. Apply here.

    • Pacific New Media Scholarships At most AAF-Hawaii sponsored events, professional guests may submit their business cards to enter to win a $100 towards a Pacific New Media course of their choice. Pacific New Media is UH Manoa program that features classes focused on design, digital technology, photography, filmmaking and other related subject matter.

    • 2018 Pele Awards We are pleased to announce that the 2018 Pele Awards includes the first ever High School Student Pele Categories. Information can be found here.