National Tropical Botanical Garden Journalism Fellow.
Runner-up 2017 Society Professional Journalist/Hawaii Best Features Blog for “Tracking Twain.”
Winner 2016 Society Professional Journalist/Hawaii Best Features Blog for “Malama Monk Seal Voyage: A Journey into Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument to Save Endangered Hawaiian Monk Seals.” Judges’ comment: “These blogs were real page-turners (figuratively, not literally). A fascinating read of Kim Rogers’ adventures chronicling a ship’s quest to save Hawaiian monk seals. An incredible trip interestingly told.”
Finalist The Nature Conservancy Photography Contest.