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.
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