This Week Publications
Founded in 1966, This Week Publications continues to lead the visitor magazine industry. We were proud to celebrate our 50th anniversary in 2016 and look forward to the next 50 years.
This Week Publications is part of the Hagadone Media Group, a division of Hagadone Hawaii. Hagadone Hawaii is owned by the Hagadone Corporation located in Couer d’Alene, Idaho. Other Hawaii properties include the Hagadone Printing Company and Hagadone Digital.
Edwin Chung joined the Hagadone family of companies in 2007 focusing on the Hawaii Publications Division. Prior to joining the Hagadone family, Ed served as the Accounting Manager for Arcadia Retirement Residence and its family of support organizations. Ed graduated from the University of Hawaii with a BA in Business Administration and majored Accounting. Years later, he returned to the University of Hawaii to earn his MBA and graduated with honors. Ed holds a CPA license.
Vice President & Publisher
Kent Coules comes to Hagadone Hawaii with 30 years experience working for and with publishing companies. He started his career as the Advertising Director of a community newspaper in Santa Monica, California and then worked in sales and management positions at the Bakersfield Californian, The Star-Tribune in Minneapolis and the The Star-Ledger in Newark, New Jersey. In his last position Kent was responsible for several advertising departments, including travel and tourism, and over $100 million in annual revenue.
Since 2006 Kent and his wife Ruth have owned and operated Coul Productions, an event management company that specializes in helping newspapers produce successful events, including travel shows. Kent, his wife and youngest daughter moved to Oahu in 2013, fulfilling a long term goal of living in Hawaii. His wife is part Hawaiian and his two oldest daughters chose to attend UH Manoa after growing up in New Jersey. Kent has a degree in Mass Communications from UCLA, enjoys all outdoor activities the Island has to offer and is a lifetime golfer.
Gaye S. Beamer
Born and raised on Oahu in Mililani Town, Gaye has been a long-time employee at This Week Publications. With a background in production and traffic, Gaye has always been in the forefront of customer service which she feels is vital to the success of any company. Working in advertising sales has broaden her appreciation for building strong and loyal relationships with her clients, providing the best possible options Hagadone Media Group has to offer and circling back around, excellence in customer service.
Gaye enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, writing, cooking, audiobooks and a good weekend nap.
Senior Graphic Designer
Haphil is involved in all aspects of creative design for This Week Publications and Hagadone Media Group. He has over 20 years of Printing, Photography and Graphic Design experience. Outside of work, he continues to harness his passion of design and loves to spend time with his family and friends.
Credit and Collections Specialist
Experience has proven that a powerful distribution program is key!
"A key component of our Pro Bowl Week marketing is reaching out to the visitor market. No other visitor publication has the reach and distribution into all segments of people visiting our islands. This Week Pro Bowl covers, editorial and publishing of our Pro Bowl Week Activity schedule has been instrumental in the success of marketing Pro Bowl Week to the visitor market. This Week has been a great partner with the Pro Bowl Week for many years because it delivers great results."
"Kōloa Rum has noticed a substantial increase in sales the first month we ran our ad and it has continued to be of value to us We like the quality of this magazine because we feel that it attracts the type of customer we are looking for that like our premium products and the items we carry at the Company Store. Maria’s customer service has been outstanding, she definitely aims to please. We could not be happier in doing business with This Week. Jeanne Toulon, Director of Business & Public Relations, Kōloa Rum Company."
"Kamanu Charters has advertised in This Week Magazines for a number of years. We advertise with other publications...our This Week Magazines ad provides, by far, our best response. We appreciate the patience and help to get just the right look we want in the ad. We are very happy with the service and the great staff, and as John always says, "I will never give up my ad in This Week!" "