West Hawaii Today

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West Hawaii Today
West Hawaii Today (2016-10-24).svg
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The Main Office of
West Hawaii Today in May 2016.
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) Black Press
Publisher Tracey Fosso
Founded 1962
Headquarters 75-5580 Kuakini Hwy
Kailuna-Kona, HI 96740
 United States
Circulation 10,000
Website westhawaiitoday.com
West Hawaii Today logo in 2001

West Hawaii Today is a Kailua-Kona, Hawai'i based daily newspaper. It is owned and published by Oahu Publications 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.

In 2014, the Tribune-Herald and West Hawaii Today were sold by Stephens Media, LLC to Oahu Publications.[1]

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  1. ^ "Oahu Publications Inc. purchases Hawaii Tribune-Herald and West Hawaii Today". Hawaii Tribune-Herald. 2014-10-01. Retrieved 2014-10-15. 

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