Jensen named West Hawaii Today editor

  • Chelsea Jensen

Chelsea Jensen has been promoted to editor of West Hawaii Today.

Jensen has worked at West Hawaii Today since 2009. During her tenure at the newspaper, she has been a reporter, digital editor and associate editor.


“I am honored to assume this new role,” Jensen said. “We have a talented news team, and I look forward to collaborating with them to make the best newspaper possible for the West Hawaii community.”

Jensen was born and raised in Kailua-Kona. She is a 2003 graduate of Kealakehe High School and later attended the University of Montana, where she earned a degree in print journalism and a minor in history.


Jensen’s ties to West Hawaii Today run deep: Both her mother and father held various positions at the paper before retiring.

West Hawaii Today is operated by Oahu Publications Inc., which also publishes the Hawaii Tribune-Herald, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser and The Garden Island (Kauai).

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