Awards Portfolio

Website Awards
The County of Maui has strived to produce a website that is informative, accurate, and promotes an open government. In doing so, the County of Maui has earned the following awards for its public website.
Best of Web 2015 Finalist
Maui County, HI - 2015 Finalist County Portal Category - Center for Digital Government
In its 20th year, the annual Best of the Web (BOW) are the most coveted state and local government awards that recognize city, county and state governments for outstanding portals and websites based on innovation, functionality, productivity and performance.
NACo Achievement Award 2014
Maui County, HI - 2014 National Award for Civic Engagement - Best of Category
The award is based on the Council’s implementation of a system that allows public testimony to be received from the Council’s district offices in Hana, Lanai and Molokai – remote parts of the county. The National Association of Counties awarded Maui County Best of Category in education and public information. As part of the interactive communications programs, testimony from Hana, Lanai and Molokai is received at all Council and committee meetings conducted in the Council Chamber in Wailuku.
Best of Web
Maui County, HI - 2013 2nd Place County Portal Category - Center for Digital Government
According to the Center for Digital Government, the BOW awards recognize city, county and state governments for outstanding portals and websites based upon innovation, functionality, productivity and performance. This year's first place winner for the County Portal Category is Alameda County, CA. Second place went to Maui County, HI and third place was awarded to Orange County, CA.
Sunny Award 2013 Maui County, HI - 2013 Sunny Award Winner - The Sunny Award is presented by the Editors of Sunshine Review to honor the most transparent government websites in the nation. These outstanding websites have scored an "A-" transparency grade on Sunshine Review's Transparency Checklist. This year, only 247 of the more than 7,000 government websites ranked by Sunshine Review earned a Sunny Award.
Best of Web
Maui County, HI - 2012 Finalist County Portal Category - Center for Digital Government
In its 17th year, Best of the Web (BOW) recognizes outstanding government portals and websites based on innovation, functionality and efficiency.The Digital Government Achievement Awards (DGAA) highlight outstanding agency and department websites and applications. Fifty-six awards in eight categories were given this year.
Top Transparency Website in 2012 Maui County, HI - 2012 Sunny Award Winner - Sunshine Review
For the 2012 awards, Editors at Sunshine Review analyzed more than 6,000 government websites and graded each on a 10-point transparency checklist. Editors looked at content available on government websites against what should be provided. They sought information on items such as budgets, meetings, lobbying, financial audits, contracts, academic performance, public records and taxes. The winners of the Sunny Award all received an “A” grade during the extensive grading process.
Best of the Web 2010 Winner Maui County, HI - 2010 4th Place County Portal Category - Center for Digital Government
Best of the Web (BOW) recognizes outstanding government portals and websites based on their innovations, functionality and efficiencies. The five top Web portals of states, cities and counties were chosen and ranked.
National Association of Government Webmasters Maui County, HI - 2009 Award Winner - National Association of Government Webmasters
NAGW is an association of local government webmasters working together to share knowledge, ideas and other resources. The Pinnacle Awards recognize the best government websites across the country based on eight criteria including organization, design, function and interactivity.
National Association of County Information Officers Maui County, HI - 2009 Best of Class in Computer Media
Maui County, HI - 2009 Superior Award in Internet Websites
- National Association of County Information Officers
NACIO is dedicated to promoting a better understanding of the functions of county government and improving the professional capabilities of its members. Websites given the Award of Excellence are recognized nationally as the best among county websites.
Horizon Interactive Awards Maui County, HI - 2009 Silver Award Winner - Horizon Interactive Awards
The Horizon Interactive Awards were created to recognize excellence in interactive media production worldwide. The winning entries are dubbed the best of the best in the interactive media industry and are promoted on an international stage for their excellence.