The Honolulu Advertiser was a daily newspaper in Honolulu, Hawaii, running from 1856 until it merged with the Honolulu Star-Bulletin in 2010. At the time of the merger, the Advertiser had the highest circulation in Honolulu.

Honolulu Advertiser in "News From the Front"[]

After announcing several critical secrets and pending battles throughout 1942, climaxing with a May 31 story revealing that the USS Saratoga and the USS Hornet were headed to Midway,[1] the newspaper was shut down on June 1 by American Lt. Col. Neal D. Franklin.[2]


  1. See, e.g., Atlantis and Other Places, pg. 114.
  2. Ibid., pg. 115.