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Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

(808) 529-4700

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

53 years in business
500 Ala Moana Blvd Ste 7-500
Honolulu, HI 96813-4927
Fax Numbers
  • (808) 545-4918
  • (808) 529-4750
Additional Phone Numbers
  • (808) 235-5881
  • (808) 690-8909
  • (808) 247-7246
Additional Email Addresses
BBB File Opened: 11/07/1980
Business Started: 03/15/1964
Business Started Locally: 03/15/1964
Business Incorporated: 01/22/2001 in HI
Type of Entity
Business Management
  • Mr. Dennis E. Francis, President
  • Mr. Frank Bridgewater, Editor
  • Ms. Sharene Chun, Customer Relations
  • Mr. John (David) Kennedy, Chief Revenue Officer
  • Mr. Aaron Kotarek, Vice President - Circulation
Business Category
  • Newspaper Distributors
  • Newspapers
  • Advertising - Newspaper

Alternate Business Names
  • Midweek Printing
  • Oahu Publications, Inc.
Licensing, Bonding or Registration
This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.



This company offers publishing, commercial printing and newspaper advertising and distribution.

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Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Honolulu Star-Advertiser


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