Press Center & Media Contact

To request author interviews or other information, members of the media may contact our Director of Sales & Marketing, Dawn Sakamoto, at dawn@bookshawaii.net or 808-534-7170.

Awards & Accolades

Watermark Publishing titles have received numerous awards from several prestigious organizations, including the International Association of Culinary Professionals, the Mom's Choice Awards, the Hawai‘i Book Publishers Association and the Northern California Publishers & Authors.






PRESS RELEASE: Hawai‘i Memoir Writing Guide and Brother Noland’s Wilderness Handbook Receive Honors at Hawai‘i Book Publishers Association Awards (2015)

PRESS RELEASE: Hawai‘i Book Publishers Association Names From Kau Kau to Cuisine Islands’ Best Cookbook (2014)

PRESS RELEASE: Watermark Publishing Sweeps Hawai‘i Book Publishers Association Cookbook Awards Category (2012)

PRESS RELEASE: The Blue Tomato Wins IACP Award (2011)

PRESS RELEASE: Chef Alan Wong’s The Blue Tomato Wins Top Cookbook Award from the Hawai‘i Book Publishers Association (2011)

PRESS RELEASE: Children's Book Explains Alzheimer's Disease, Wins Mom's Choice Award(R) (2009)

Press Releases

PRESS RELEASE: Hidden Heroes: Servant Leaders Cultivate Success Behind the Scenes

PRESS RELEASE: Campaign Hawai‘i: New Book Offers an Inside Look at Island Politics

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Media Kits

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A Splash of Aloha

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Seafood Cheat Sheet


Feng Shui for Hawaii Gardens

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A Sweet Dash of Aloha

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The Hawaii Book of Rice

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The Cocktail Handbook

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The Blue Tomato

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The Hawai‘i Farmers Market Cookbook—Vol. 2

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Wedding Belles: Ideas & Inspiration From Island Brides

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The Maui Book of Lavender

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The Island Bistro Cookbook

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Feng Shui for Hawaii

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The New-Wave Mai Tai

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The Hawaii Coffee Book

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