Dedicated to Creating The Best!

Mikel Mesh
The Publisher

Mikel Mesh Publisher's Bio

Aloha! "May Our Paradise Become Your Paradise."

Visionary publisher Mikel Mesh launched his first publication in Hawai‘i over three decades ago. His dedication to providing locals and visitors alike with the finest and most informative vacation magazines and guidebooks have made his family of publications far and away the most popular on Maui, Kaua‘i and the Big Island.

“The islands have changed a lot since 1981, and The Best Publishing Company has changed with the times. What has not changed is our steadfast commitment to Aloha,” says Mikel.

Elegance, quality and integrity are an intrinsic part of Mikel's mantra and success. His National Award-Winning publications have enhanced and enriched the vacation experiences of millions of visitors to Hawai‘i. As the publisher of the dominant magazines and guidebooks on Maui, Kaua‘i and Big Island, Mikel and his superb staff have blazed the trail to become the leader and trend-setter in Hawaii's competitive visitor publication market.

Each Hawaiian Island is truly magical and uniquely diverse, and each in its special way overflows with memorable experiences. Mikel has dedicated his life to helping visitors plan, explore and enjoy the perfect Hawai‘i vacation. As he is fond of saying: “May our Paradise become your Paradise.”

Cartoons Anyone?

Some of you may enjoy Mikel's ongoing project: A free cartoon is posted daily to start your day with a smile or a reflection.

The site has been entertaining thousands of people nationwide for over eight years. Canvas giclee prints of Mikel’s cartoon art are now available for purchase, with more items planned in the future.


Hawaiian Jewelry

In addition to publishing and art, Mikel is also one of Hawaii’s foremost jewelry designers. His island-inspired designs in gold and diamonds are featured in fine stores throughout Hawaii. You can also purchase his timeless creations at

Mikel’s award-winning designs have been featured at Sak’s Fifth Avenue, Bergdorf Goodman, Bloomingdale’s and leading fashion magazines. He is also the designer of “The Charlie Triangle” for Revlon Cosmetics.

"Please wear my designs in love, health and good fortune."


Celebrating Over 35 Years In Hawaii

For over 3 decades, The Best Publishing Company has been producing a series of elegant and popular Visitor Magazines & Guidebooks for the islands of Maui, The Big Island and Kaua‘i.  Our magazines and guides are distributed for free throughout the Islands and also on the web.  

LOCALS KNOW BEST!  Our magazines and guides are published by established Hawaii residents.  We pledge to provide you with the local insight that you need to make your Maui, Kauai or Big Island vacation experience THE BEST it can possibly be!