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Honolulu Newspapers, Two = One

On June 6, the Honolulu Advertiser was purchased by it's biggest competitor, the Star-Bulletin.  The combined newspaper, the Star-Advertiser, is now the largest newspaper in Hawaii.  The Star-Bulletin on-line edition is HERE

Both newspapers were well over 100 years old, the Star Advertiser was founded in 1856.  Circulation of the new newspaper is around 135,000.

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Richard Dolbeare, R(B), HI LIc. # RB-20941
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Comment balloon 6 commentsRichard Dolbeare, R(B) • June 12 2010 04:51PM
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