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

Subsidiary publications

  • , Waimea, HI (Weekly, Thur.)