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Gilbert and Associates Design Wins Gold Pele, Judges Pick at Annual Awards

Kahului advertising agency Gilbert and Associates says they were “beyond thrilled” to be awarded a Gold Pele, as well as a prestigious “Judge’s Award – Best in Show” at the annual Pele Awards ceremony held on Oahu on April 21.

The awards were the result of the company’s creative, tongue-in-cheek design for Minit Stop’s gift card and gift cardholder, cleverly titled “This Card Gives You Gas.”

The Pele’s, Hawai`i’s highest honor in the advertising industry, recognize excellence in advertising design.

“Our team is grateful and truly excited to be counted among one of Hawai`i’s best in design and marketing,” said G&A Art Director, Amy Landin. “The Judge’s Award goes to only three out of hundreds of entries – We are beyond thrilled and honored!”

Jon Miyabuchi, Vice President of Minit Stop added, “These awards are the result of a fruitful collaboration between our team at Minit Stop and Gilbert and Associates.  It’s a huge honor, and  we look forward to many more awards as we continue to roll out new campaigns at our stores.”



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