The Honolulu Association of Insurance Professionals (HAIP) virtually swept the awards at the International Association of Insurance Professionals Region VIII Conference held in Las Vegas, Nevada. HAIP won the coveted Jeffrey Nordhaus Award for Education, the E.C. Smith Award for Safety and the Roy Pasini Award for Public Relations under the leadership of HAIP presidents Tracy Adams (2011-2012) and Debra Chong (2012-2013). The Jeffrey Nordhaus Award for Education recognizes the association that provides insurance education to members and non-members, continuing education instructors and encourages members to participate in educational courses. A safety essay contest for high school students focusing on the dangers of drinking and driving helped HAIP to win the E.C.