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Broadcast areaHonolulu, Hawaii
Frequency90.1 MHz
OwnerUniversity of Hawaii
First air date
July 7, 1969 (at 90.5)
Former frequencies
90.5 MHz (1969-1985)
90.3 MHz (1985-2016)
Call sign meaning
The University of Hawaii
Technical information
Facility ID66592
ERP7,000 watts
HAAT501 meters[1]
Translator(s)91.1 K216GH (Waialua)
WebcastListen Live

KTUH is a non-commercial, student-run, listener-supported station in Honolulu, Hawaii. It was Hawaii's first non-commercial FM station, and signed on the air July 7, 1969. Their programming originates from the studios located on the campus of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. The station runs 24 hours a day all year round and there is always a live DJ producing their programming; the station never switches to prerecorded material. Typically, the programming is divided into consecutive 3-hour blocks with a distinct musical theme per block, usually hosted by a University of Hawaii student or, occasionally, a faculty or community member. As a highly diversified representative station of the people of a multicultural environment, every musical genre is typically touched upon over the course of two or three days of programming, including jazz, assorted Latino sounds, hip-hop, punk, alternative, metal, goth, reggae, electronic, Hawaiian, country, various world music strains, and many more.

It currently broadcasts on 90.1 MHz as of March 19, 2016 at 3:00 PM Hawaiian Standard Time. There is one translator at K216GH on 91.1 FM in Waialua. In addition, it is also featured on Oceanic Time Warner Cable digital channel 866 for the entire state of Hawaii.[2]


  1. ^ Query of FCC database for KTUH - FCC (accessed March 23, 2016)
  2. ^ Digital Cable Program Guide / Lineups Archived 2011-02-25 at the Wayback Machine - Oceanic Time Warner Cable (accessed March 20, 2011)

Coordinates: 21°20′01″N 157°48′53″W / 21.3335°N 157.8148°W / 21.3335; -157.8148