Honolulu

Day 1 Of The New Star-Advertiser

·By John Temple

Aloha, Star-Advertiser.

Nice to meet you. Welcome to my breakfast table. I’ll be inviting you to join me every morning.

A few thoughts based on our first visit:

The Star-Bulletin was a cleverly packaged tabloid and the new broadsheet reflects the same qualities. It’s nicely put together — even if the comics are getting awfully small. The drawings used to be fun. Now they’re just hard to see.

The publisher says the paper is designed to be “different from just about every newspaper on the mainland.” I’d love to know what about it is

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