Hawaii Newspapers

Amid the Pacific Ocean, Hawaii offers more than just stunning landscapes; it blends native culture and modern living. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser covers a range of issues relevant to the islands, from tourism and environmental concerns to local politics. Another key publication is the Hawaii Tribune-Herald, which provides comprehensive news coverage for the Big Island, including local government and community events.

Whether it's the happenings at Waikiki Beach or updates on volcanic activity, these newspapers serve as critical sources for keeping both locals and tourists well-informed.

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Hawaii Tribune-Herald is a newspaper that is owned and published daily in Hilo, Hawaii by Stephens. The Hilo Tribune-Herald, formed from a merger of Hilo Daily Tribune, Daily Post-Herald, and Hawaii Herald, began publishing February 19, 1923. It continued under that name until March 1964, when it assumed its present title. In 1962, the newspaper began publication of a weekly special edition for the west (Kona) side of the island, which later became West Hawaii Today, now published daily. The average daily net circulation is 18,715 (daily), 21,638 (Sunday). With the Hawaii Island Journal ceasing publication back in June 2008, Stephens Media Group now runs all the commercial newspapers on the island including the Big Island Weekly. The Tribune Herald is published by Ted Dixon, edited by David Bock, and the Ad Director is Alice Sledge. Headquarters are located in Hilo, Hawaii.

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

The first edition of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser was on June 7, 2010, combining the best of the over century old Honolulu Star-Bulletin and the Honolulu Advertiser. The onset of the Advertiser increased the Star-Advertiser newsroom staff to nearly one hundred and twenty, making it the state's largest news-gathering organization. The newspaper is managed by Oahu Publications Inc., a subsidiary of Black Press.