American Savings Bank KeikiCo Contest

KeikiCo Contest

Registration for the 2019 contest is now open!

American Savings Bank's biennial KeikiCo Contest is a business plan competition where your students can showcase their best ideas for a chance to win $5,000 to $25,000 for your school. 


  • Open to the first 60 schools to submit their School Registration Form  
  • Teams of 2 to 5 students.  Teams of 5 are recommended to best evenly distribute the work.
  • Competing divisions from public, private and charter schools in Hawaii:  
    • Elementary (Grade 3-5), Middle (Grade 6-8) and High School (Grade 9-12)
  • Develop a Business Plan and Video Pitch
  • Cash Prizes for your school: $5,000, $15,000 or even $25,000
  • Prizes include:
    • First Place:  $25,000 to the school of the winning team
    • Second Place:  $15,000 to the school of the winning team
    • County Prize: $10,000 to the school with the highest percent of participation in each county
    • People's Choice:  $5,000 to the entry with the highest votes (one per division)


July 31:  Priority Registration Deadline 
August 30:  Registration Deadline for all schools 
November 6, by 5pm:  Deadline for teams to submit Business Plans and Video Pitches
November 22-December 1:  Announcement of winners and prize awarding
Current Participating Schools (not available until September 5)


Sample Business Plans – First Place Winners

Sample Video Pitches – People’s Choice Winners

2017 Recap Video

KeikiCo Media Coverage