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Territorial Airwaves..
Your Source for the History of Hawaiian Music !

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To mark the 40th anniversary of Territorial Airwaves, the Hawaiian Music Archives Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit corporation, has been created to facilitate the process of preparing the vast Territorial Airwaves collection to be a valuable research resource for generations to follow us. If you missed our 40th anniversary benefit gala event in the Monarch Room of the Royal Hawaiian Hotel in Waikiki, you can still donate to our Foundation by visiting our DONATE button to the left here at territorialairwaves.com.
Or, if you wish to offer support by mail, kindly mail your donations to::

HAWAIIAN MUSIC ARCHIVES FOUNDATION
3089 Puhala Rise
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822.

Mahalo for your consideration.


This website is the online extension to the Honolulu radio program Territorial Airwaves, broadcasting from Honolulu, Hawaii. Hosted by 3rd generation Hawaiian radio personality Harry B. Soria, Jr., and now in its 41st year, Territorial Airwaves is the first of its kind, the longest continuously running radio show in the Hawaiian Islands, and the longest running Hawaiian radio show in the world. Territorial Airwaves was honored with the Na Hoku Hanohano Lifetime Achievement Award via the Krash Kealoha Industry Award, on October 15, 2017. In addition to recordings of Territorial Airwaves programs, the site contains extensive audio excerpts, photos and displays devoted to the preservation and perpetuation of traditional Hawaiian music, embracing the steel guitar, ukulele, hula, falsetto and harmony, chant and mele, traditional and hapa haole, with new exhibits added regularly. Your total access to Hawaiian Music History. We also offer the universally recognized premier authority in authentic historical commentary, liner notes, and curatorial expertise, provided by a kama'aina broadcaster - born, raised, and living in Hawaii Nei.

Click the All Shows button on the left for recordings of Territorial Airwaves shows starting from March 2012 to the present, along with a summary of each program’s topic, including a detailed song listing. For a more compact program list, click the All Shows button.

And click the Workshop button, for information about our traveling historical workshop series, perfect for your organization or venue.

We send out a big Mahalo Plenty to our partners who consistently support the efforts of Territorial Airwaves, including but not limited to: Summit Media LLC, Sony Hawaii, Cord International, Halau Mohala Ilima, Makalei Foundation, Pa'i Foundation, Ke Kukui Foundation, Kihoalu Foundation, Halau Hula O Manoa, Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame & Museum, Hawaii Academy of Recording Arts, Papai Street Historical Society, and friends like you.

We provide experienced and reliable Master of Ceremony Services for your Hawaiian music events, encompassing all aspects of stage production and presentation including promotional emcee, festival emcee, concert emcee, wedding emcee, convention emcee, parade emcee, etc. From Waikiki to Japan, from the Royal Hawaiian Hotel to Carnegie Hall, from Kona to Kaua'i, your event will be in capable hands. Email harryb105@msn.com.

When you are flying in and out of the Hawaiian Islands with our friends at Hawaiian Airlines, you may listen to the Territorial Airwaves In-Flight Show.

We'd love to hear from you. Email Harry B. here.

Thanks so much for joining us. See you on the radio!

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Classic Rerun - Andy Iona - 1934-36
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Territorial Airwaves - "Kekua Fernandes - Revisited" (9/07/12)
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The History of Hapa Haole Music
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Featured Tribute


Hawaiian Music & Musicians - An Encyclopedic History
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Hapa Haole Home
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First Family of Hawaiian Radio
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