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.
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.
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
Entertainment – 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!
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.
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!
Message from the Publisher, Kristen “KT” Thario
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!