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Hawaii Newspapers

Garden Island

The Garden Island is a daily newspaper based in Lihue, Hawaii, covering the islands of Kauai and Niihau. The Garden Island began publication on 1902. It was formerly owned by Scripps League Newspapers, which was acquired by Pulitzer in 1996; Lee Enterprises acquired Pulitzer in 2005. Oahu Publications Inc., publisher of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, acquired The Garden Island newspaper from Lee Enterprises in January 2013.

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.

West Hawaii Today

West Hawaii Today is a Kailua-Kona, Hawai'i based daily newspaper. It is owned and published by Oahu Publishing Inc, a subsidiary of Black Press. West Hawaii Today began in 1962 as a special weekly edition of Hilo Tribune-Herald. Known as the Kona Tribune-Herald it continued in 1964 as a weekly. From late 1964 until 1968, the paper published under the title Kona Weekly Tribune-Herald. It was started by Glenn and Sally Maitland. West Hawaii Today began publishing under its present title on July 31, 1968.