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BECOME A KKCR VOLUNTEER!

KKCR supports the preservation, perpetuation and celebration of the Hawaiian culture and encourages members of the Hawaiian community to get involved by becoming part of the KKCR `ohana. The station actively seeks volunteers to enhance and diversify its Hawaiian programming, including social, political, musical and cultural affairs. Anyone interested should contact KKCR to learn more about volunteer training and station policies, including codes of conduct and federal FCC guidelines. Feel free to complete our Volunteer Application located here. You may also get a Volunteer Application at KKCR.

KKCR is committed to providing a welcoming, safe, supportive and respectful environment for all volunteers, staff and visitors.

COMMUNITY RADIO ON THE GARDEN ISLAND
In the summer of 1997, KKCR broadcast its first signals island-wide. Our small community-based, non-profit radio station connects all the remote communities on the isolated Garden Island. KKCR is committed to providing relevant, accurate, timely information during times of crisis. It's also dedicated to representing the unique character of our island community.

KKCR's program schedule reflects the broad, rich spectrum of Kauaʻi's community. Musical genres include vintage and contemporary Hawaiian, Jazz, Alternative, Reggae, World, Classical, Rock and Blues. Kauaʻi Live features in-studio performances from local and visiting artists on Sunday evenings.

The Community Affairs programming includes weekly call-in talk shows - a Hawaiian Entertainment Calendar and a Community Calendar. Special interest programs include gardening, pets, health and wellness programs.

As a commercial-free, non-profit entity, KKCR's survival depends on support from our community - local and global. Please join KKCR's `ohana (family). To support listener-powered community radio, please click here.

Kauaʻi Community Radio ~ KKCR-FM
90.9FM Hanalei, 91.9FM Islandwide, 92.7FM Moloaʻa, 88.9FM Oʻahu
Ke Kani O Kauaʻi Nei ~ The Sound of Kauaʻi





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Mahalo nui to everyone who donated during our
KKCR's 2018 SPRING FUND DRIVE!


We raised over $67,000 of our goal $80,000. We are still accepting donations. Please click here to help us reach our much needed goal. Or call us at (808) 826-7771 or (808) 826-7774 and we'll be happy to take your donation.

Your support allows us to preserve and expand independent, non-commercial, listener-supported community radio on Kauaʻi. Every day, thousands of listeners tune in to KKCR to be stimulated, educated and entertained by our volunteer programmers. We depend on special individuals who share our belief in the critical importance of KKCR's mission to preserve, perpetuate and celebrate Hawaiian culture, and to reflect the diversity of the local and world community by providing a forum for overlooked, suppressed, or under-represented voices and music.
Congratulations to Lindsey in Princeville for winning our GRAND PRIZE DRAWING!!
Mahalo nui to HOLO HOLO CHARTERS for donating the Grand Prize - a Gift certificate for 2 people for their Niihau & Napali Super Tour (A value of $458.68)

www.holoholokauaiboattours.com or 1 800 848-6130



MAHALO NUI TO HOLO HOLO CHARTERS!!
 
Congratulations to Dick in Lihue for winning our KKCR ANGEL DRAWING!! Mahalo nui loa to Johnston's Surfboards for their generous donation of a surfboard to the Angel Drawing winner! Johnston's Surfboards shaped by Droid (up to $500 value). To order your board shaped by droid call Johnston's Surfboards at (808) 652-0690
MAHALO NUI TO KKCR's SPRING 2018 WAVERIDERS!
Please support these business that support KKCR Kauaʻi Community Radio:
Afeinberg Galleries
Akamai Juice Co
Alek Ahana
Anahola Granola
Bill Fernandez Hawaiian Author
B Rad Foundation
Center for Spiritual Living Kauaʻi
Charlie Brown
County of Kauai Recycling Office
Dr. Basko
East End Management & Billy Idol
Fish Eye Kauai
Garden Island Properties
GMO Free Kauai and Hawaii Seed
Go Farm Hawaii
Goldsmiths Kauai
Greenery Café
Harvest Market
Havaiki Oceanic & Tribal Art Gallery
Hawaiian Music Store
Heart & Soul Organics
Holo Holo Charters
Johnston's Surfboards
Jungle Girl Boutique
KAOH Media
Kauai Elopments
Kauai Lifeguard Association
Kauai Marine and Mower
Kauai North Shore Food Pantry
Kauai Society of Artists KCC
Les Hershon - Wailing Souls
Lindstedt Services Ohana
Marghees Mobile Medical
Marjorie Thelen
Mermaid Café
Norma Doctor Sparks
North Kauai Acupunture
North Shore Lions
North Shore Medical Center
Oceanfront Sothebys
Ono Pops
Pat Durkin - Aquatic Safety Management
Princeville Center
Princeville Night Market
Puahina Warrior Designs
Sam's Ocean View Restaurant & Bar
Small Town Coffee
Sommer's Snack Box
Starry Nights
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
Tropic Bird Entertainment
Wally Nishimura
 
MAHALO NUI TO KKCR's SPRING 2018
FOOD PROVIDERS!

Please support these business that support KKCR Kauaʻi Community Radio:
Akamai Juice Company at Tahiti Nui
Palete Wine Bar & Restaurant
Kilauea Bakery Pau Hana Pizza
North Shore Grinds
Tiki Iniki
Haole Girl Island Sweets


Ya Qudus Bagels
John Gordon
Tracey Schavone
Maren Orion
Marge Dente
Loui and Andrew Cabebe
KKCR FEATURED PROGRAMMER
CK
The Beat • Alternating Mondays • 1 - 3pm


CK (Cheryle Kelley)


My husband and I moved to Kauaʻi from Syracuse, New York in October, 2017. We had been frequent visitors since 2011, first coming in 1984 on our honeymoon. I am a retired investment advisor. My interests include travel, outdoor activities, music and cooking.

I happened upon KKCR during one of my early visits to Kauaʻi because the rental car's radio was tuned to the station. Whenever I came back to the island, I immediately located KKCR's signal and left the radio tuned there. The station's homepage does a great job of explaining what KKCR is all about and once we decided to move here, one of the first things I planned to do was volunteer. KKCR's mission and the variety of programming were the inspiration.

My previous broadcasting experience was as a program host at Wellesley College's WZLY during my junior and senior years. The station's slogan: "The wild side of Wellesley College….take a walk there."

My favorite programs are Saturday and Sunday Classics and the morning Hawaiian music hours.

My volunteer experience has been exceptional. I am really enjoying myself. Honestly, the folks at KKCR are welcoming and supportive. It's a professional place with an emphasis on the mission of celebrating the Hawaiian culture and serving the people of Kauaʻi. My advice to anyone who is thinking about volunteering is to give it a try.

My show, "The Beat", is a mix of rock, R&B and soul. The music I play is chosen to make listeners (and me) smile, move and sing along. I tend to look for selections that I think have a type of permanence. However, the music I enjoy crosses boundaries and genres. I hear similarities between the compositions of Sting and Johannes Brahms so I'm liable to play some unusual tracks mixed in with the standard cuts. The aim of "The Beat" is to spread good feelings.





Mahalo nui to everyone who made their 2017 year-end tax-deductible donations. A special mahalo from everyone at KKCR to Sir Harry Greyball from the grave (shown left). Sir Harry loved KKCR and its diverse programming. His $500 donation demonstrates the value that those of us who have travelled the road less travelled put on KKCR.

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SUSTAINING MEMBERSHIP

When you become a Sustaining Member your contribution is deducted automatically from the account of your choice every month. All the benefits that come with being a member remain yours to enjoy. You may request a mahalo gift each year at your contribution level and change or cancel your contribution at any time. Please go to www.KKCR.org to sign up securely and become a KKCR Sustaining Member.

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You may call us at (808) 826-7774 to pledge your support at any time.

Your support allows us to preserve and expand independent, non-commercial, listener-supported community radio on Kauaʻi. Every day, thousands of listeners tune in to KKCR to be stimulated, educated and entertained by our volunteer programmers. We depend on special individuals who share our belief in the critical importance of KKCR's mission to preserve, perpetuate and celebrate Hawaiian culture, and to reflect the diversity of the local and world community by providing a forum for overlooked, suppressed, or under-represented voices and music. MAHALO FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

 
KEKAHU FOUNDATON / KKCR MISSION STATEMENT
KKCR is Kauaʻi's independent, non-commercial, listener-supported community radio station. KKCR seeks to:

• Stimulate, educate and entertain our audience
• Preserve, perpetuate and celebrate Hawaiian culture
• Reflect the diversity of the local and world community

KKCR provides a forum for overlooked, suppressed, or under-represented voices and music. The Kekahu Foundation facilitates this broadcasting opportunity.
 
KE ALA NUʻUKIA A KKCR / KEKAHU FOUNDATION
Hawaiian translation by Kellen and Līhau Paik
ʻO KKCR ka hui lekiō kūʻokoʻa no Kauaʻi. He hui lekiō kaiāulu, e paepae ʻia ai e ka lehulehu a e hoʻolele ana me ka hoʻolaha ʻole.

Nā pahu hopu a KKCR:

E hoʻoulu i ka hoi, e aʻo aku, a e hoʻohauʻoli hoʻi i nā hoa hoʻolohe
E mālama, e hoʻomau a e hoʻolauleʻa pū i nā mea a me ka nohona Hawaiʻi
Hōʻike i ka nani ākea o ko kākou kaiāulu a me ke kaiāulu kūwaho

He kahua ʻo KKCR no nā leo a me nā mele laha loa pū nō me ka laha ʻole. ʻO ke Kekahu Foundation ka mea e hoʻoholo ai ia mau papahana lekiō.


BECOME A MEMBER OR RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP
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KKCR Volunteers (Left to Right, Top to Bottom) Fred Dente, Ben Waugh, The Auracle, The Commodore, DJ A.O.K., Den, Dr. Yogi, Manulele, Slim, Marj Dente, Anni Caporuscio, Jimmy Trujillo, Diamond, Kyahnasun, Jonathan Jay, Elles Bells, Dove, Rick Sea, Tracey, Leilani and Dean
 



KEKAHU FOUNDATON BOARD OF DIRECTORS APPLICATION
If you would like to become a member of the Kekahu Foundation Board of Directors please download this Application for Candidacy for Director of the Kekahu Foundation.

Completed Petitions and Applications must be addressed to the Kekahu Foundation Election Committee and received at KKCR, 4250 D Hanalei Plantation Road, Princeville HI, 96722 or PO Box 825, Hanalei HI 96714.







KKCR Volunteers 2011
KKCR UNDERWRITERS
 
     
FOR MORE INFO ON UNDERWRITING KKCR PROGRAMS CLICK HERE or call 808.826.7774
Please express your gratitude and support to our underwriters which, along with listeners like you, help make KKCR programs possible.
KKCR ONLINE UNDERWRITERS

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