American Savings Bank KeikiCo Contest

KeikiCo Contest

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)


Our 2019 KeikiCo Contest wrapped up in December 2019. Please revisit this page in Spring 2021 for information on our next contest in 2021.


Sample Business Plans – 2019 1st Place Winners

Sample Video Pitches – 2019 People's Choice Winners

2017 Recap Video

KeikiCo Media Coverage