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ASHTON 'KIMO AKANE' KAIUWAILANI / 1955-2013


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Radio 'innovator' influenced isle airwaves

By Erika Engle

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 01, 2014

~~<p>Ask him anything about radio and how to make it better, and he would tell you, in specific detail. He was sought out for such answers and spoke from decades of experience and constant research. The answers would be delivered in his natural speaking voice, which was the same as his radio voice, deep and rich, as was his easy, hearty laugh.</p>
<p>Ashton &quot;Kimo Akane&quot; Kaiu&shy;wai&shy;lani, radio personality and programmer, broadcast mentor and &quot;Kimo's Vegas&quot; MidWeek columnist, died Monday at age 58.</p>
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Ask him anything about radio and how to make it better, and he would tell you, in specific detail. He was sought out for such answers and spoke from decades of experience and constant research. The answers would be delivered in his natural speaking voice, which was the same as his radio voice, deep and rich, as was his easy, hearty laugh.

Ashton "Kimo Akane" Kaiu­wai­lani, radio personality and programmer, broadcast mentor and "Kimo's Vegas" MidWeek columnist, died Monday at age 58. Login for more...



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