Gannett, Donrey Media Join Forces to Expand Hawaii.com

Posted on January 4, 2002

Gannett Co., Inc. and Donrey Media of Las Vegas, NV announced they have formed a limited liability corporation to operate and expand Hawaii.com, a tourism and entertainment website. Gannett will help develop content for the site and use the company's resources, including USAToday.com, to drive traffic to the site.

``Hawaii.com has the potential to become the definitive Hawaii tourism site, and we're thrilled to be able to join with Donrey in making it so,'' said Mike Fisch, president of Gannett Pacific. ``We're able to bring together Gannett's nationwide print and online resources to provide tourists and destination marketers a convenient way to connect. The Hawaii resources of Donrey and Gannett, together with the Hawaii.com brand can also provide comprehensive entertainment resources for local residents and tourist needs.''

Donrey publishes the Hawaii Tribune-Herald in Hilo, the North Hawaii News in Waimea and West Hawaii Today in Kailua-Kona. Donrey's flagship newspaper is the Las Vegas (NV) Review-Journal. Gannett Co., Inc. is an international news and information company that publishes the Honolulu Advertiser and 96 other daily newspapers in the USA, including USA Today.
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