Kenneth Makuakāne has received more than 150 nominations and a total of 14 Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards, the Hawaiʻi equivalent of the Grammy Awards. He is the leader of the Pandanus Club, a multi-award winning group, and the composer of over 1,500 songs, some recorded by the Brothers Cazimero, Nā Leo Pilimehana, Kapena, the Pandanus Club, and Amy Hānaiali‘i Gilliom.
Hawai‘i Public Radio’s sound fiscal management practices and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the third consecutive time that HPR has earned this top distinction.
Less than $15.5k remains in station’s fundraising for East Hawai‘i transmitter campaign
Hawai‘i Public Radio’s fall fund drive finished in dramatic style at 7:45 a.m. on Thursday, October 16. The drive had been suspended at the end of the previous Friday, the tenth and presumed final day of the drive, with a shortfall of nearly $232,000 on the $1.03 million goal.
Hawaiʻi Public Radio reached the tenth day of its anticipated 10-day fund drive on Friday, October 10 without having reached its $1.03 million goal. This atypical occurrence for the 33-year-old nonprofit requires the station to return to the air on Wednesday, October 15, to seek the remaining approximately $200,000 needed to support the station’s next six months of operations.
Hawai‘i Public Radio adds to its locally developed content with the debut of a new weekday evening program, Latin Beat, hosted by radio veteran Ray Cruz.
Kāheka Street studios to receive lighting upgrades through WEfficiency
Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) has announced its regional 2014
Edward R. Murrow Awards, and Hawaii Public Radio has won in three categories.
The entire newsroom won for “Best News Series” for “Feeding Ourselves: Hawaii’s Food Future,” which included
contributions from reporters on Oahu,
Hawaii Island and Molokai.