The Best Publishing Team

Publishing Team
All Islands

From concept, sales, design, production to distribution, our publishing team prides itself on giving each magazine, guidebook and APP we publish the individual attention it deserves. Our common goal is striving to create THE BEST visitor information resources about the Islands of Hawaii. Our small team is comprised of veterans and newcomers from various industries and backgrounds, combined with their creativity, talents and dedication, have created world-class publications for visitors travelling to Maui, Kauai or the Big Island.


Mikel Mesh has been publishing to the Hawaii Visitor Market for over three decades. His previous experience included working for an ABC affiliate television station and writing educational films distributed nationwide by McGraw Hill. In addition to his extensive publishing experience, Mikel is a national award-winning jewelry designer, whose designs are currently featured in leading stores throughout Hawaii and available at MikelJewelry.com. Creativity is the driving force of Mikel's passion, and as a lifelong artist he also draws for his daily cartoon website DailyFlounder.com. This humorous website offers a free cartoon daily, attracting and entertaining thousands. As a pioneering publisher to...

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Michelle Sayegh is a true professional with well-over two decades of sales and marketing experience. Her expertise extends the full gamut required to best promote her clients. Michelle always brings a creative “think out of the box” savvy to better enhance the connection between her clients and their customers. A longtime resident of South Maui, she is well versed in the pulse of the island. Wailea business owners can always be sure that Michelle can offer invaluable input, on their marketing efforts, which is drawn from her long history of visitor industry and retail advertising knowledge. This extremely dedicated single...

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Nancy Worth has represented our publications for many years as Sales Director, with over 22 years of extensive experience in the Maui advertising market. Nancy’s personable style emphasizes the highest quality service to a variety of West Maui clients, from small independents to major corporations. The multi-level marketing packages offered by The Best Publishing places her clients in a top position to reach visitors before arriving on Maui, while on Maui and long after their departure. As Nancy is rightly proud to say, “No other Maui publications compare to the elegance, quality and services we offer our visitors and advertisers.” ...

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Stella graduated from the Boston Museum School of Fine Arts and is a distinguished artist. She has called Maui home for 35 years and along with her husband Barry, are the creators and operators of the famed annual Maui Film Festival (a gathering of Hollywood stars, first class films, and celebrations). As the new Sales Director of Upcountry Magazine, Stella brings her love and passion for Maui to this publication showcasing the unique, eclectic, charming little towns and natural wonders that make this area of Maui so famous.

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Longtime Kaua‘i resident June Lantz handles sales for the Garden Isle’s two most popular visitor publications. She knows the island from North Shore to South and is well liked, highly respected, and dedicated to the success of her clients. Other interests include her beloved dog Shanti and her well crafted collection of handmade jewelry marketed under JuneStones. June looks forward to working with the many wonderful business owners on Kaua‘i and helping their businesses grow and thrive.  

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Jeff Clark brings his skills and diversified experience of years in the world of corporate financial management as well as his entrepreneurial endeavors as an owner of a retail store. These attributes, further enhanced by his charm and warmth, are greatly responsible for making the Big Island Dining Art Shopping Magazine the dominant Visitor magazine on the Big Island (and Best Guidebook the most useful Visitor guidebook). Jeff creates relationships with his clients to produce cost-effective results. The Best Publishing stays at the cutting edge of technology and the multimedia strategy ensures maximum profitability for his clients. Jeff truly cares...

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Amy Corbitt brings many years of writing and editing experience to The Best Publishing. A Maui resident for 11 years, she has a diverse background including public relations, marketing and working in the hospitality industry at Maui’s most exclusive resorts. Her attention to detail and organizational skills assist the sales directors and her writing background allows her to express exactly what the client wants (often before they even know what that is!). Once a long distance runner, nowadays Amy spends the majority of her time chasing after her two small children.

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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 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!