Best Places to Work in Hawaiʻi Celebration 2022

About 450 people enjoyed a great party, games, prizes and recognition of the best workplaces in the Islands.
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Hawaii Business Magazine hosted its first in-person Best Places to Work celebration since 2019 on Friday, April 1 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village.

The event was made possible by Presenting Sponsor American Savings Bank; Award Sponsors UHA Health Insurance, Atlas Insurance Agency, ProService Hawaii, Alaska Airlines and Dave & Buster’s; Photo Sponsor Express Employment Professionals; Media Sponsor ESPN Honolulu and Nonprofit Sponsor Aloha United Way’s Society of Young Leaders. Most of the attendees were employees representing some of the 68 organizations that earned a spot on Hawaii Business’ prestigious 18th annual Best Places to Work list.

Click here to view the 2022 ranked list of Best Places to Work in Hawaiʻi

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Guests enjoyed a cocktail hour prior to the dinner and awards program, replete with a DJ, games and prize wheels. Employees were able to once again celebrate their “Best Places” achievement with a photo opportunity in Hawaii Business’ giant and iconic Best Places to Work coffee mug.

Bowers + Kubota Consulting, WestPac Wealth Partners and Express Employment Professionals of Hawaii took home the top overall prizes in the Large, Medium and Small Company categories respectively.

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“The rigorous selection process that determines which companies make the Best Places to Work list is based on a confidential survey of each organization’s employees,” said Hawaii Business Publisher Cheryl Oncea. “Making the list is not easy. Making the list during the pandemic is nothing short of spectacular.”

Congratulations to all 68 companies that made this year’s list!

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Sponsors for the 2022 Best Places to Work event are American Savings Bank, Alaska Airlines, Atlas Insurance, Dave & Buster's, Proservice Hawaii, UHA Health Insurance, Express Employment

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