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At, we are always looking for ways to help local businesses and communities in Hawaii.  Our business has supported hundreds of small local tour operators by giving them a platform to promote their unique activities in the last two decades.

As Hawaii slowly recovers from Covid-19 pandemic, rebuilding our local economy is more important than ever before.  A lot of our industry partners have suffered tremendously last year, and many of them were forced to shut down their businesses.

But it’s not too late, and we are committed to help our community.  We are looking to partner with an array of Hawaii-based YouTube content creators to promote local island businesses, tours and activities. Whether your channel is focused on aquatic adventures, hiking through rainforests, showcasing local restaurants, or simply showing off the beauty of Hawaii, we can work together to support local.

2021 YouTube Sponsorship Contest

We will select a number of YouTube content creators to sponsor this year, and those selected will be given the opportunity to experience a variety of different Hawaii tours and activities at no cost to you. All of these tours are provided by small local businesses, and with our sponsorship, you will be able to promote these one-of-a-kind companies and their employees on your YouTube channel.

How to enter

1. Create

Make a 60-second video and show us how you will promote Hawaii’s unique tours and activities

2. Apply

Fill out our application form and submit with your video

Fill out form

3. Share

Let your fellow YouTuber know about this opportunity, and encourage them to apply.  Every valid applicant will receive a $50 gift certificate from us!




2021 YouTube Sponsorship Gift Certificate – $300

Participants Gift Certificate – $50

  • Gift certificates are non-refundable and not redeemable for cash or other substitutions.
  • Gift Certificate is valid for two (2) years from the issue date.

This contest is open to YouTube Channel creators in the state of Hawaii who are 18 years old and older.
Residents outside of the Hawaii are unfortunately not eligible for this contest at this time.

Please create a 60-second video which showcases your talents and skills on promoting Hawaii to the world.
All posts must have the consent of all parties shown, or the entry will be considered invalid.

You can only submit once even if you have multiple YouTube channels during the contest period.

We will be contacting winners after April 15th, 2021. Please check you emails to see if you won!

You will first be asked to sign our social media agreement which explains our relationship further in details.

Simply, will sponsor you to go on a number of exciting tours and activities on your island of residency (transportation cost not included).  Upon making your video on your YouTube channel, you will then place a link to our website in your description and/or in-screen text, so your viewers can book the tour.  You will also have a chance to sign up on our affiliate program, so you may earn commissions from any sales generated from your links.

Unfortunately, we will not be able to pay for your inter-island trip cost at this time.

By entering the contest, you agree to abide by the contest terms and conditions.

  • Eligibility: This contest is open to entries that have complied with the guidelines. Contestant must be at least 18 years of age as of the date of entry. The contest is open to legal residents of the state of Hawaii and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, (collectively the “Employees”), and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate in the contest. The contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
  • Agreement to Rules: By participating, the Contestant (“You”) agrees to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and You represent and warrant that You meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, You agree to accept the decisions of as final and binding as they relate to the content of this contest.
  • Contest Period: Entries will be accepted online starting March 20th, 2021 and ending on April 10th, 2021.
  • How to Enter: The contest must be entered by submitting an entry using the form provided. The entry must fulfill all contest requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of You may enter only once. You must provide the information requested. If You use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of
  • Prizes: The Winner(s) of the contest (“Winner”) will receive our sponsorship for 2021 and $300 Gift Certificate. All valid Contestants will receive $50 Gift Certificate.  Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at the discretion of Hawaii Activities. The prize is non-transferable. Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of Winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for to use Winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
  • Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
  • Winner Selection and Notification: Winner will be selected by the staff of Winner will be notified by email within fourteen (14) days following selection of Winner. Hawaii Activities shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within a week from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected. Receipt by Winner of the prize offered in this contest is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY WINNER (AT HAWAIIACTIVITIES.COM’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE CAMPAIGN, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
  • Rights Granted by You: By entering this content (e.g., photo, video, text, etc.), You understand and agree that, anyone acting on behalf of, and’s licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the World, without limitation, your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the contest, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes. without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent.By entering this content, You represent and warrant that your entry is an original work of authorship, and does not violate any third party’s proprietary or intellectual property rights. If your entry infringes upon the intellectual property right of another, You will be disqualified at the sole discretion of If the content of your entry is claimed to constitute infringement of any proprietary or intellectual proprietary rights of any third party, You shall, at your sole expense, defend or settle against such claims. You shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless from and against any suit, proceeding, claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which Hawaii Activities may incur, suffer, or be required to pay arising out of such infringement or suspected infringement of any third party’s right.
  • Terms & Conditions: reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the contest. In such case, may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the contest or website or violates these Terms & Conditions. has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the contest, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by contest rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  • Limitation of Liability: By entering, You agree to release and hold harmless and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such entrant’s participation in the contest and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.
  • Disputes: THIS CONTEST IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND HAWAII, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this contest, participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this contest, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Hawaii having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this contest). Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
  • Privacy Policy: Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the website.
  • Sponsor: The Sponsor of the contest is, and is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with YouTube, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies and suppliers.

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