Honolulu Publishing Company, Ltd. creates quality editorial environments and distribution systems through which businesses targeting Hawaii markets receive value from printedand electronic messages.
Founded by King Kalakaua as Paradise of the Pacific in 1888, it is the oldest magazine west of the Mississippi. In 2001 HonPub sold Honolulu to focus on Hawaii’s visitor market. In the article below, based on a talk to senior journalism students at Hawaii Pacific University, Chairman David Pellegrin recounts HonPub’s history and lessons he learned along the way.
HonPub’s team supports a range of charitable organizations – from the arts to social services. Especially close to HonPub’s Chairman, David Pellegrin, is The Compassionate Friends, whose mission is to assist families toward the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child of any age. He served on the board of directors in this Chicago-based organization for six years and was its president for three.
Click here to read his personal story and how
The Compassionate Friends became his lifeline.
Eight Take-Home Lessons