Geographic Collection – Hawaii

  • KZOO Radio Celebrates 50 Years of Radio Broadcasting in Hawaii

    KZOO Radio Celebrates 50 Years of Radio Broadcasting in Hawaii

    Looking To The Next 50 Years By David FuruyaPresident and Owner of KZOO RadioJanuary 15, 2014 KZOO Radio is proud to celebrate 50 years of radio broadcasting in Hawaii, and now our main focus is on the future and evolving so that KZOO is around …
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  • Rare Audio From The 1980s: Lee Baby Simms – Last Day of Top 40 on KORL 65, Honolulu

    Rare Audio From The 1980s: Lee Baby Simms – Last Day of Top 40 on KORL 65, Honolulu

    https://youtu.be/NRIw75k1VNA In 1980, Honolulu radio station KORL 65 switched from a long period of colorful personalities playing Top 40 hits, staging outrageous stunts, and giving away cash and prizes in complex contests — to a computerized …
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  • The Pacific Ramblers Live on KTOH, Kauai, Hawaii March/April 1945

    The Pacific Ramblers Live on KTOH, Kauai, Hawaii March/April 1945

    In 1945 the band the Pacific Ramblers were entertaining listeners on radio station KTOH, located in Kauai, Hawaii. Dale Halleron wrote to us: I have a picture from inside the studio in 1945. My dad and some other guys playing music live on the air …
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  • KTOH Kauai Under Musical Attack

    KTOH Kauai Under Musical Attack

    Kauai, Hawaii, 1945 Local newspapers report that local radio station KTOH is under attack! No, the attack is not coming from the Japanese, but from local musicians… “Returning to the Army Air Base Thursday Night, the Pacific Ramblers …
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  • Hawaii Public Radio Covers Islands

    Hawaii Public Radio Covers Islands

    Nautel V10 is the Perfect Solution for Oahu Mountain-Top Facility Since working in broadcasting from the mid-1960’s, I’ve installed many transmitters across the US mainland. Nautel has always been a favorite, based on my experience with …
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  • Hawaii Radio Guide

    Hawaii Radio Guide

    Hawaiian islands from a Hawaii Visitors Bureau ad in 1960© Radio Heritage Foundation Digital Collection Hawaii Public Radio uses this site overlooking Honolulu to bring HPR1 and HPR2 to many listeners© Hawaii Public Radio www.hawaiipublicradio.org …
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  • Blue Hawaii, Elvis and Hawaiian Radio in 1961

    Blue Hawaii, Elvis and Hawaiian Radio in 1961

    ‘Blue Hawaii’ was Billboard’s #1 Pop Album for 1961/62 © Wikipedia In 1961, Hawaii was into its second year as the 50th state of the union, the state wide population was estimated at around 642,000 from the US Census the previous year, and the …
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  • A Reception That Was Different

    A Reception That Was Different

    From The N.Z. Radio Record and Electric Home Journal, May 16, 1930 When His Excellency, the Governor-General, spoke in Wellington Town Hall on the occasion of the reception accorded to him, he was heard far afield in North America. Listeners in the …
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  • KRHO Honolulu 1944

    KRHO Honolulu 1944

    KRHO was a powerful shortwave radio station broadcasting in English and Japanese languages to the Far Eastern Pacific region in the closing stages of WWII. We continue our tour of the facilities by introducing Joseph Whitehouse, Engineering Director …
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  • Midway Island Pictures

    Midway Island Pictures

    My family and I were on Midway Island from about May 1961 to May 1963. My dad, Jack T. Humphrey, was in air traffic control, special investigations, and a newscaster for KMTH. My mom, PeggyP, worked at the exchange. My sister Susan, well, she just …
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  • The Pineapple Network

    The Pineapple Network

    This article was originally aired over Adventist World Radio’s “Wavescan” program and now forms part of the Radio Heritage Collection ©. All rights reserved to Ragusa Media Group, PO Box 14339, Wellington, New Zealand. This …
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  • Hawaiian Radio Centenary

    Hawaiian Radio Centenary

    This article was originally material for a broadcast of “Wavescan” via Adventist World Radio in August 2001, and now forms part of the Radio Heritage Collection ©. All rights reserved to Ragusa Media Group, PO Box 14339, Wellington, New …
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  • KMTH Midway, Territory of Hawaii

    KMTH Midway, Territory of Hawaii

    This article forms part of the Radio Heritage Collection ©. All rights reserved to Ragusa Media Group, PO Box 14339, Wellington, New Zealand. This material is licenced on a non-exclusive basis to radiodx.com for a period of five years from Ju;y 1 …
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  • KTOH Kauai – Territory of Hawaii

    KTOH Kauai – Territory of Hawaii

    Thanks to Jim Pilgrim in Kauai for the following images. Back in World War II, the offic of War Information opened KTOH (“Kauai Territory of Hawaii”). KTOH became KONG and more altterly, KQNG. Office of War Information station KTOH 1942 …
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  • King KONG Battles KUAI On Kaua’i

    King KONG Battles KUAI On Kaua’i

    This article was prepared in 1989. It now forms part of the Radio Heritage Collection © which has all rights reserved to Ragusa Media Group, PO Box 14339, Wellington, New Zealand and appears by permission of the author. This material is licenced on …
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