Meet The Founder
Steve Lent is president of Lent Enterprises, Inc. and publisher of Waikiki News.

Renowned and respected in Hawaii’s business community, Lent was with Pacific Business News (PBN) for 27 years and served as the president and publisher before establishing Waikiki News in 1996 as a community newspaper. He also served as publisher of PBN’s professional journals group, which included the Hawaii Bar Association, Hawaii Medical Association, Honolulu Chapter of AIA, Hawaii Dental Association, Hawaii Association of Realtors and Hawaii Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Lent is a past president of four prestigious industry organizations in Hawaii, including the Hawaii Publishers Association, the Honolulu Advertising Federation, the Sales & Marketing Executives of Honolulu and the Honolulu Executives Association. He was selected media person of the year for 1991 by Advertising Agency Association of Hawaii.

He has been a board member of the Honolulu Boy Choir since 1993. Before residing in Hawaii, he was employed by the Los Angeles Times, the New York Herald-Tribune, and the San Francisco Examiner.

Lent Enterprises, which publishes waikikinews.com, provides general business, marketing and consulting services.

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