This article showcases our top picks for the best Hawaii based News companies. These startups and companies operate a variety of News solutions. We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands. Regardless, they are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Hawaii News Companies
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser is the largest daily newspaper in the U.S. state of Hawaiʻi.
It was formed from the merger of The Honolulu Advertiser and The Honolulu Star-Bulletin into a single entity June 7, 2010. It is the flagship product of Oahu Publications, Inc.
which owns a diverse group of publications, including MidWeek, three military papers and various specialty publications, as well as luxury and hotel magazines. The Star-Advertiser is headquartered in Honolulu and it’s state-of-the-art Roland offset printing press is housed in a 147,000 square-foot production and distribution facilities in Kapolei..
Civil Beat is the largest news outlet dedicated to public affairs reporting about Hawaii. Their focus is on investigative and watchdog journalism, in-depth enterprise reporting, analysis and commentary that gives readers a broad view on issues of importance to the community.
Created in 2010 by eBay founder and philanthropist Pierre Omidyar, Civil Beat has quickly become one of the most respected news sites in Hawaii. Their journalists have won dozens of state and regional awards and Civil Beat has been named the best news website in Hawaii for the past four years by the Society of Professional Journalists.
Civil Beat also hopes to foster community discussion by providing a place where citizens can debate important issues in a civil manner, free from cheap shots and personal swipes. They do that through encouraging a wide variety of reader-written Community Voices, public events and through their integrated Facebook comments..
Geek News Central
Geek News Central is an online resource that covers a wide range of technical issues. It is a subsidiary of Podcast Connect, launched in May 2002 with the goal of creating a high quality tech and informational site for people of all ages and backgrounds.
Site content is supplemented by freelance authors and guest contributing editors. The site is also the home of the Geek News Central Podcast in which the host Todd Cochrane produces a twice weekly podcast and numerous online articles about the consumer market..
West Hawaii Today
West Hawaii Today is a daily broadsheet newspaper circulated on the west side of Hawaii’s Big Island from North Kohala to Ka`u. The newspaper is the main source of local news to the West Hawaii community, and it also provides national and international coverage.
The original office was in Kainaliu, but the newspaper moved to North Kona Shopping Center in 1977 where it printed three editions each week in a pressroom that is now Kona Brewing Company’s brewery.. .
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The Garden Island
Began in 1902. Kauai’s only daily newspaper publishing seven days a week.
Editorial excellence in delivering local, state, national and world news. 61% of all Kauai adults read The Garden Island 70% of all Kauai adults read both The Garden Island and Kauai MidWeek.
Bytemarks is a media and communications consultancy including social media, community building, blogging, video and audio podcasting, content curation and citizen journalism. From 1998-2004, Bytemarks was a column in the Honolulu Advertiser and since 2008 to present, Bytemarks Cafe is a weekly science and technology show on Hawaii Public Radio.
Activities also include the Geek Beat on Hawaii News Now and the Civil Geek column in Civil Beat. For the last 8 years Bytemarks also organizes an annual grassroots technology event called the Unconferenz..
This article was written by James Jackson from Boove. The editor for this article was Tess Page. If your company is featured in this article and you want to have amendments made please contact us on: [email protected].
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