Media Council Hawaii (MCH) was established in 1970 and is the oldest of the five volunteer media councils that exist today in the United States. MCH is composed of individuals from the community and the media and is a non-partisan, non-profit, non-gonvernmental independent group, which seeks to:

  • Improve public access to information

  • Strengthen public support for First Amendment rights and freedoms

  • Broaden public understanding of the role of the media

  • Promote accurate and fair journalism in Hawaii and around the world.


In a world striving for media accountability and freedom of the press, Media Council Hawaii (MCH), formerly named Honolulu Community Media Council, has stood as a touchstone for more than 44 years.

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Net neutrality: day of action

"Net Neutrality Day of Action Gets Another Huge Boost as Twitter, Soundcloud, Twilio, and Medium join protest."

Join in on Wednesday, July 12!

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Read Mch's statement Honoring turkish journalists

"In a show of solidarity with Turkish journalists and media workers, Media Council Hawaii has named two honorary members of its board."

Read the full release here.

See some of the Turkish coverage and
mahalo from Press Council Turkey