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Advertising Guidelines & Rates

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All of our paying advertisers will receive the following:

  1. Advertising of the customer’s choice:
    1. Display ad
    2. 1/2 page Display ad with 1/2 page editorial
    3. Money saving coupon ad
  2. Business name and phone number listed alphabetically in the Numbers at Hand section and by business type in the Business Service Listing section.
  3. Business location marked on map (if applicable)
  4. Digital version of our directory, posted online.
  5. The Business Directory will be distributed free to all PO Box holders in the region.
  6. Directory staff will distribute copies to concierges and guest services desks of regional hotels.


Ad Size

North Kohala


Horizontal Business Card Ad — 3.5” x 2”



Vertical Business Card or Double Business Card Ad — 3.5” x 4”



1/2 Page Ad — 3.5” x 5”



3/4 Page Ad — 3.5” x 7.5”



Full Page Ad — 3.5” x 10”



Money Saving Coupon (front & back) — 3.5” x 2”



1/2 Page Display Ad with 1/2 page Editorial — 3.5” x 10”




Premium placement of display ads is on a first-come first-served basis, except for the cover which is also subject to approval by the editor.  Here are the available choices and costs:

Premium Placement & Ad Size

North Kohala


Front Cover — 4.25” x 9.5” (full bleed)
Includes double business card size write up about the artwork, inside the directory.
(The cover is reserved for galleries or artists and  should depict a theme related to the region)



Inside Front Cover — 3.5” x 10”



Inside Back Cover — 3.5” x 10”



Center fold — 3.5" x 10"
(left or right panel — double cost if both)



Page 1 — 3.5” x 10”



Back Cover — 4.25” x 9.25” (full bleed)




This is a two-sided money saving coupon.  Please log into your account on our website: to enter the details and our artist will design the coupon for you.  (The design fee is included in the cost)


This is a full-page ad divided into two sections. Half of the page is a display ad, and the other half is a text-only editorial (story) which describes the advertiser’s business activity.  This option is perfect for businesses that provide services which may be a little out of the ordinary and require more description to fully educate potential customers of the service being provided.

Editorial copy can be submitted on our website,, by logging into the customer account and navigating to the editorial copy entry field.  Editorial copy is limited to 1500 characters (including spaces).


Submit a high resolution file (PDF, EPS, TIF, JPEG) which meets the following specs:

  • high resolution file suitable for offset printing
  • color space is CMYK (not RGB)
  • all fonts are embedded
  • size of ad matches the purchased space

Upload your artwork through the directory’s website at: or email it directly to the artist at:

If there are any problems with your submitted ad, you will be notified prior to publication so that these issues can be corrected.  Correction of graphical issues may incur a nominal additional charge that you will be advised of in advance. 


If you would like your ad to be a scan of your business card, please mail your card to:

Judy Rogers
P.O. Box 190601,
Hawi, HI 96719


If you do not have an ad, but would like to have one professionally designed, please contact the directory’s artist Matthew Pearce at or 808 885 6161 for a free, no-obligation quote.

For answers to General questions, contact the editor: Judy Rogers – (808) 430-5689 or

For answers to Technical questions, contact the graphic artist: Matthew Pearce at (808) 885-6161 or


Payment may be made via credit card through PayPal by logging into your customer account at: or by check made payable to Judy Rogers and mailed to:

Judy Rogers
P.O. Box 190601
Hawi, HI 96719



Background photo courtesy of lan Linsdey Fine Art Photography