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City Aiea, Hawaii
Broadcast area Honolulu County, Hawaii
Branding Kool Gold 107.9
Frequency 107.9 MHz
First air date August 27, 1992
Format Oldies
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 599 meters
Class C
Facility ID 70384
Transmitter coordinates 21°23′51″N 158°6′1″W / 21.39750°N 158.10028°W / 21.39750; -158.10028Coordinates: 21°23′51″N 158°6′1″W / 21.39750°N 158.10028°W / 21.39750; -158.10028
Callsign meaning K KOoL
Former callsigns KTSS (1989-1992)
KGUY (1992-1993)
KGMZ (1993-1998)
KGMZ-FM (1998-2008)
Affiliations Westwood One "Kool Gold"
Owner Salem Media Group
(Salem Media of Hawaii, Inc.)
Webcast Listen Live (via iHeartRadio)
Website 1079koolgold.com

KKOL-FM (107.9 MHz, "Kool Gold 107.9") is a commercial FM radio station serving the Honolulu, Hawaii media market. The Salem Media Group outlet broadcasts at 107.9 MHz with an ERP of 100 kW and is licensed to Aiea, Hawaii. Its transmitter is on Palehua Road in Kapolei and its studios and offices are in Honolulu.[1]

KKOL-FM is one of two Oldies radio stations in Honolulu. The other is 101.1 KORL-FM. KKOL-FM airs the nationally syndicated "Kool Gold" oldies format from Westwood One.


KGMZ signed on the air on August 27, 1992, as a Top 40 station, only to flip formats to smooth jazz in 1994. That would give way to its current oldies format in 1997. The station is now KKOL-FM and is now called "Kool Gold 107.9."

The station was assigned the KKOL-FM call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on December 26, 2008.[2]


  1. ^ http://radio-locator.com/info/KKOL-FM
  2. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 

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