When Hawaiian language was first heard on the radio, it was a revolutionary moment. Kimura had to persuade the broadcaster that the project was worth it, but once people heard their interviews on the air, they were eager to understand what their elders were saying in Hawaiian. This led to the success of the first Hawaiian-language newspaper, Ka Manawa (Time), created in 1870 and edited by David Kalakaua. In recent times, radio stations have been doing their part to help those affected by the devastating wildfires in Hawaii, particularly on the island of Maui.
During World War II, the Hawaii Sugar Growers Association and its financial allies had a strong influence on Hawaii's economy and politics. The Hawaii Psychological Association and Beth-Ann Kozlovich have also been recognized for their contributions to mental health and psychology in the state of Hawaii. Makino was outraged when he found out that other Japanese newspapers, such as the Hawaii Shimpo (Hawaii News) and the Hawaii Nichinichi Shimbun (Daily News), supported (and received grants from) the Hawaii Sugar Planters Association during a strike. One of the earliest radio sites in Hawaii was the Kahuku radio station of the communications company RCA de Marconi.
Ryan Finnertyand Sandee Oshiro were awarded second place in the Radio II category for best permanent coverage by the Associated Press Radio and Television Association, for their series Native Hawaiian Activists blocking the construction of the largest telescope in the world. Webley Edwards and Betty Smyser, who was the first woman on Hawaiian television, pioneered the format of television talk shows. The Radio Service bulletin of June 30, 1930 lists frequency allocations to MTC for use as a limited public radio service (limited to public correspondence between fixed stations).
In the late 1960s, the University of Hawaii at Manoa began a radio project to test an ALOHA channel. In October 1920, Electric Shop in downtown Honolulu transmitted Hawaii's first radio signals with voice and music. The United States Broadcasters Foundation contacted Jamie Hartnett of the Hawaii Broadcasters Association so that they could direct assistance to those affected by recent events. In the radio division, large market, of the Digital Radio and Television News Association (RTDNA), Ryan Finnerty and Sandee Oshiro won second place with their series “Justice for Hawaii's Natives”.The radio unit went from being a military radio operating in the 400 MHz military band, with deviation and discriminator modified to accept a 19.2 kBaud modulation scheme. Amongst those who edited Polynesian magazine was Elizabeth Swain Jarves, who took over when her husband became ill and left Hawaii.
Chris Leonard, president of the Hawaii Broadcasters Association, reminded Radio Ink that radio should pressure local and federal legislators to recognize its importance. From time to time, Army asked radio station to broadcast during rest periods so that bombers arriving from West Coast could use signal as means of radio navigation. Hawaii Talk Radio has seen many successes over time. From its revolutionary beginnings when Hawaiian language was first heard on airwaves to its current efforts in helping those affected by devastating wildfires in Hawaii, this medium has been an integral part of Hawaiian culture. It has also been instrumental in providing mental health services through organizations such as The Hawaii Psychological Association and Beth-Ann Kozlovich. Additionally, Ryan Finnerty and Sandee Oshiro have been recognized for their work in Native Hawaiian Activism while Webley Edwards and Betty Smyser pioneered television talk shows. The University of Hawaii at Manoa has also played an important role in testing an ALOHA channel while Electric Shop transmitted Hawaii's first radio signals with voice and music.
The United States Broadcasters Foundation has also provided assistance to those affected by recent events while Chris Leonard reminded Radio Ink that radio should pressure local and federal legislators to recognize its importance. Overall, it is clear that Hawaii Talk Radio has had a long history of success over time. From its revolutionary beginnings to its current efforts in helping those affected by natural disasters, this medium has been an integral part of Hawaiian culture.