OCA National Gala Awards

July 21st, 2018 | 7:00 PM

The highly anticipated OCA Gala Awards is the event that culminates at the end of the Convention. Four deserving scholars will be presented with the OCA/UPS Gold Mountain Scholarship, volunteers are recognized with the OCA Unsung Heroes Award, and distinguished individuals are recognized for their exceptional contributions to the AAPI community with the OCA Pioneer Award and OCA Outstanding Citizen Achievement Award. With an anticipated attendance of over 650 members of the community, the Gala Awards is a culmination of the entire of Convention. 

2018 OCA National Convention Honorees to Be Announced Soon


Notable Past Honorees

 2017 OCA Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree Former Congressman Michael Honda

2017 OCA Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree Former Congressman Michael Honda

 2015 OCA Pioneer Award Honoree California Chief Justice Judge Tani Cantil-Sakauye

2015 OCA Pioneer Award Honoree California Chief Justice Judge Tani Cantil-Sakauye

 2011 OCA Pioneer Award Honoree Actor BD Wong

2011 OCA Pioneer Award Honoree Actor BD Wong

 2013 OCA Outstanding Citizen Achievement Award Honoree Senator Mazie Hirono

2013 OCA Outstanding Citizen Achievement Award Honoree Senator Mazie Hirono