|Broadcast area||Honolulu, Hawaii|
|Branding||"AM 940 Hawaii"|
|First air date||September 20, 1950|
|Format||Traditional Hawaiian music|
|Power||10,000 watts fulltime|
|Sister stations||KCCN-FM, KINE-FM, KRTR-FM, KPHW|
KKNE (940 AM) is a radio station licensed to Waipahu, Hawaii and located in the Honolulu, Hawaii radio market, broadcasting with a power of 10,000 watts. The station's format is hybrid of traditional Hawaiian music and talk/information geared towards an audience adults of Native Hawaiian descent. The station is owned by Summit Media LLC. It is also featured on Oceanic Time Warner Cable digital channel 856 for the entire state of Hawaii. It was originally on 920 kHz and moved to 940 kHz in 1962.
A unique feature of KKNE is a greeting and current time given in Hawaiian and English along with the station identification at the top and bottom of each hour (at :00 and :30 past the hour), with a steel guitar playing as background music.
Prior to its flip to Traditional Hawaiian, KKNE was home to longtime country music outlet KDEO and later Japanese music-formatted KJPN.
- KKNE official website
- FCC History Cards for KKNE
- Query the FCC's AM station database for KKNE
- Radio-Locator Information on KKNE
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for KKNE
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