The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.
Here’s an excerpt:
19,000 people fit into the new Barclays Center to see Jay-Z perform. This blog was viewed about 100,000 times in 2012. If it were a concert at the Barclays Center, it would take about 5 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.
In 2012, there were 263 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 1,066 posts. There were 320 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 48 MB. That’s about six pictures per week.
The busiest day of the year was Sept. 24 with 966 views. The most popular post that day was “Large waves swamp 10 boats before start of Na Wahine O Ke Kai race.”
The most popular story of the year was “Ke Nani Kai residents receive $3.87 million jury award against condo association” with 2,640 views and 13 comments since it was posted March 27, 2012.
Here’s a list of the next four most popular stories of 2012:
• Large waves swamp 10 boats before start of Na Wahine O Ke Kai race, 1 comment, 1,143 views
• Oregon man dies on Papohaku Beach, 6 comments, 594 views.
• Kanoho Helm to challenge Kalani English for Senate seat, 4 comments, 560 views.
• Demands to repeal Public Land Development Corporation voiced at public hearing, 15 comments, 518 views.
Since The Molokai News began publishing in July of 2009, the site has received 202,305 views and 1,118 comments. In 2011 the site received over 61,000 views and in 2012 over 100,000 views.
Mahalo to all our loyal readers and commenters, and even to our casual readers who believe Molokai needs another choice for its news coverage.
Mahalo nui loa and hauʻoli makahiki hou to everyone!
— David Lichtenstein, Editor and Publisher of The Molokai News