The Hawaii Tribune-Herald, a 21,000 daily circulation newspaper, is published each morning in Hilo. In addition, there are other daily newspapers, one from Kona and two from Honolulu, are available in Hilo. To read about local happenings check out this link
There are eight radio stations in Hilo, four AM and four FM.
All three national network television statements broadcast in Hilo, and a 48-channel cable system offers a wide selection of broadcast opportunities from around the world. Television reception without cable is limited to two or three channels and reception is often poor. Where cable is not available people have relied on satellite dishes to obtain better reception.