Hawaii TV station stops Filipino and Japanese format after 40 years
HONOLULU – A Hawaii station has stopped Filipino and Japanese programming after 40 years. It became a 24-hour home-shopping television venue on Monday, June 28.
KIKU-TV will now air the shopping network ShopHQ, a home-shopping television network and multichannel video retailers.
Versions of the station have existed since the 1960s under different owners and call signs.
KIKU-TV’s New York-based owners, RNN National, is rolling out the new format in the nine stations it owns from Honolulu to San Francisco to New York. RNN acquired KIKU last February.
The station announced that all of its original content will remain on its YouTube page.