Friday, February 26, 2010

Honolulu Star-Bulletin buys longtime rival newspaper, The Honolulu Advertiser

The parent company of the Honolulu Star-Bulletin on Thursday announced it was purchasing longtime rival The Honolulu Advertiser, the largest newspaper in Hawaii.

Oahu Publications Inc. said it will acquire the Advertiser, its Web site, non-daily publications and an interest in from Gannett Co. The Advertiser, one of Gannett's larger newspapers with a daily circulation of 130,000, was founded in 1856 and purchased by Gannett in 1993.

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