Station Profile

KHON2 is the #1 television station in Honolulu, Hawaii owned by Nexstar Broadcasting Group. The station serves as the local affiliate of FOX (via its main signal) the CW (via its second digital subchannel), and GetTV (via its third digital subchannel). Throughout its history, KHON2 has always held a strong commitment to serving the Hawaii community. Today, that commitment is stronger than ever, including providing viewers with quality programming and outstanding local news coverage. KHON2 is known as Hawaii’s legacy station and the #1 News station in the state with 47.5 hours of local news each week. KHON2 leads the way in superior coverage on all platforms: on air, online and on mobile devices. KHON2 is also recognized for their top syndication in the market with Live with Kelly, Wheel of Fortune, Inside Edition, and many other top programs. KHON2’s focus on local programming includes Hawaii’s #1 and first locally produced daily lifestyle program “Living808”, which launched in 2015. KHON2 is proud to highlight local events like the 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor, special coverage of the 40th Anniversary of the Hokulea Polynesian Journey and a unique weekly cooking show with internationally known chef, Sam Choy who hosts “Sam Choy’s In the Kitchen”. Each and every day, KHON2 is Working for Hawaii.

Market Profile

Honolulu, HI is in the 68th largest DMA in the United States, with a population of approximately 1,239,750 and 476,990 television households, as reported by Nielsen Media.

Cable/ADS penetration in the market is estimated to be 83% wired, 11% ADS. The Aloha State is made up entirely of islands, with Hawaii, Maui, and Oahu the three largest. National Geographic named two of Hawaii’s beaches, Lanikai Beach and Kauna’oa Bay, in the top 10 of the world, which is a huge draw for tourists.

Source: Nielsen Media and TVB.

Station Contact Information

88 Piikoi Street Honolulu, HI 96814 P: (808) 591-2222

Station Contacts

Kristina Lockwood, General Manager

Katie Pickman, Director of Sales

Lori Silva, News Director

Denise Viesta, Chief Engineer

Heather S. Delphin, Director of Marketing

Jared Kuroiwa, Digital Director

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