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Community helps radio station remain on air

By Leila Fujimori

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 24, 2012

~~<p>Car radios used to go silent when motorists drove a 77-mile stretch through the southern end of Hawaii island &mdash; the southernmost place in the country &mdash; until Pahala-based KAHU 91.7 FM went on the air June 28, 2010.</p>
<p>Since then KAHU, aka the Shepherd, has lived up to its name, serving as the sole emergency alert provider for the Kau District. The station kept listeners apprised of the fires in Pahala in June, has warned of road closures and informed the public of the threat of natural disasters such as a tsunami, as well as provided entertainment with a broad range of music.</p>
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Car radios used to go silent when motorists drove a 77-mile stretch through the southern end of Hawaii island — the southernmost place in the country — until Pahala-based KAHU 91.7 FM went on the air June 28, 2010.

Since then KAHU, aka the Shepherd, has lived up to its name, serving as the sole emergency alert provider for the Kau District. The station kept listeners apprised of the fires in Pahala in June, has warned of road closures and informed the public of the threat of natural disasters such as a tsunami, as well as provided entertainment with a broad range of music. Login for more...



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