Your trusty five senses give you many ways to get the ‘flavor’ of our beloved Kaua`i; smell the tropical scents of ocean and flowers, taste local cuisine, feel the soft trade winds against your face, see the vibrant colors of tropic plants and birds, and wherever you go on the island your ears can pick up it’s essence not only with the sound of pounding surf and ukulele but also through the air waves as you tune into to one of the Island’s favorite radio stations.
Radio is and always has been an essential part of Kauai. In times of emergency, like 1992’s Hurricane Iniki, Kauai’s radio stations played an important role in keeping the community informed. ‘Radio Kauai’ is a great place to familiarize oneself with the culture and the up-to-the-minute happenings here on the island.
KFMN FM-97 Locally owned and operated FM97 features an all-encompassing mix of Contemporary Hits and Contemporary Hawaiian Artists as well as Pop hits spanning the past 40 years.
KTOH FM 99.9 –
“Rooster Country” this tag line couldn’t be more apropos. The only country station here on Kaua`i, giving you the current country hits.
KONG FM 93.5 has Kauai’s most listened to celebrity in Ron Wiley, the station’s morning DJ.
KONG has a family of stations that include; the Surf FM 95.9, AM’s KUAI – AM 720 and Rock Station SHAKA FM103.3
KKCR FM 941.9 is Kauai’s community-based, non-profit radio station connecting the remote communities on the Garden Island. KKCR provides a wide spectrum of Island music as well as news and public affair programming.
KITH 98.9FM is Kauai’s “Hawaiian and Island Reggae Hit” music station. ISLAND 98.9 FM plays not only the latest hits but contemporary Hawaiian Hits, Island Reggae, and local favorites with a claim to “less talk more music”.
Enjoy surfing your radio dial and locking in your favorites to keep you company as you explore the Garden Isle!
Shelah Abubo is the owner of Jean & Abbott Properties a Kauai based rental agency specializing in luxury Kauai Vacation Rentals. Born & raised on Kauai, Shelah knows the Island intimately and has found her passion in sharing her knowledge and expertise with island travelers and guests.