Kauai News, Newspapers and News Websites
Due to a small local population of only 67,000 people Kauai has a limited number of newspapers and news websites. The following two Kauai news services however a provide comprehensive reporting of island events and activities as well as general coverage of Kauai, Hawaiian island, mainland US, as well as international news.
The Garden Island Newspaper (TGI)
Kauai has only one daily newspaper that is published seven days a week. Approximately 11,000 copies are distributed per day reaching an estimated readership of 45,000 people (81% of 54,000 adults on Kauai). Founded in 1902, TGI is currently owned by Black Press, a Canadian publisher of more than 150 titles in Hawaii, Alaska, the state of Washington, Alberta and British Columbia in Canada.
Their Hawaiian printing facilities are at their Honolulu Press Center at 4545 Kapolei Parkway, Kapolei, HI 96707-1840. The telephone number there is (808) 690-8849. The Kauai office is located at 3137 Kuhio Hwy., in Lihue, Kauai. Office (808) 245-3681 Customer service (808)245-0433.
For more information visit: https://www.thegardenisland.com/
Honolulu Civil Beat
Civil Beat is a progressive-leaning investigative news website that practices watchdog journalism related to the U.S. state of Hawaii. It is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt news organization dedicated to cultivating an informed body of citizens, all striving to make Hawaii a better place to live. This is achieved this through investigative and watchdog journalism, in-depth enterprise reporting, analysis and commentary that gives readers a broad view on issues of importance to our community.
Entrepreneur and philanthropist Pierre Omidyar launched Civil Beat in 2010 as a local digital platform that looks beyond traditional print and television media approaches. To expand our reach so that more people in Hawaii have access to the information they need, Civil Beat removed its paywall in June 2016 and transitioned to 501(c)3 nonprofit status.
Civil Beat has been named the best overall news site in Hawaii for the 10th year in a row by the Society of Professional Journalists Hawaii Chapter.
For more information visit https://www.civilbeat.org