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We're the Big Island's Go-To Website for
We're the Big Island's Go-To Website for

Whether you’re just visiting or lucky enough to call Hawaiʻi Island home, Big Island Pulse has something for you! Our website, social media platforms, and newsletter bring you 100% local and original, stories, photos, and videos that keep our community connected, informed, entertained, and supported.

Who We Are

Big Island Pulse is a locally owned, woman-led digital media company based in Hilo, Hawaiʻi. We offer a digital advertising option for Big Island Businesses! Our advertising packages and media production services give our partners the spotlight! Our mission is to elevate and promote local Hawai’i Island businesses by connecting them to our audience of tens of thousands of monthly website, email, internet and social media viewers. Offering fresh, local perspective and uplifting, positive content since 2013, we have our finger on the pulse of our community.

Our Mission

Big Island Pulse’s mission is to keep our island informed, connected, entertained, and supported while connecting Hawaiʻi Island’s locally owned, independent businesses to the communities they serve through online advertising.

Our Vision

We envision a connected, resilient island community and a thriving local economy based on strong relationships, equitable opportunities, and doing business the pono way—with honesty, integrity, positivity, and sustainability in mind.

Our Focus

More than ever before, our community needs all the help we can get to connect and share information and resources in a safe and digital way. We’re continually building partnerships to achieve this. Please contact us if we can be of service!

What We Offer


PulseTV features original programming like Community Beat, Kau Kau Time, Let's Holo Holo, Passport to Adventure, and more—we'll make you laugh, cry, think, and keep you entertained!

Events & Engaging Content

We feature Hawaiʻi Island's fastest-growing community event calendar, dining reviews, as well as articles on local shopping, music, adventures, and more!

Local Music Highlights

Big Island Pulse is proud to feature Hawaiʻi Island musicians and local talent on our music page! Check out our Events Calendar for the latest upcoming live or virtual performances.

Social Media Awesomeness

Stay up to date on all of our latest articles, events, and engaging content from around the island by liking our Facebook page and following us on Instagram!

MAHALO for the Love!

Do YOU love Big Island Pulse? Send a testimonial to aloha@bigislandpulse.com!

A Message From the Publisher

At Big Island Pulse, we believe in the power of our community—local residents and businesses supporting one another for a stronger Hawaiʻi Island—and, most importantly, we believe in you! We are here to help you succeed.

We are continually building partnerships, so if you or someone you know needs more eyes on their Big Island business, please contact our team today! We look forward to hearing from you. Aloha and mahalo for your support—we are all in this together!

Kristen “KT” Thario | Owner & Publisher