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Hawaii Public Radio

Educating, informing and entertaining

four stars

95.01

738 Kaheka Street Honolulu, HI 96814
tel: (808) 955-8821   Web Site
EIN: 51-0191809

Board Leadership
Kenneth Robbins
Chair

CEO
Jose A. Fajardo
President, General Manager

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.01 four stars
  Financial 94.20 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Hawaii Public Radio (HPR) is to educate, inform and entertain by providing services to Hawaii, the nation and the international community that would not otherwise be available. HPR was founded in the fall of 1981 with the launching of KHPR. Statewide coverage was begun when KKUA's transmitter on Haleakala brought KHPR's signal to Maui and parts of the Big Island in April of 1988. The second program stream, KIPO 89.3 FM, began broadcasting jazz and folk music in October 1989, and a third service, KIFO 1380 AM began broadcasting in 1990, simulcasting with KIPO for the most part.

The mission of Hawaii Public Radio (HPR) is to educate, inform and entertain by providing services to Hawaii, the nation and the international community that would not otherwise be available. HPR was founded in the fall of 1981 with the launching of KHPR. Statewide coverage was begun when KKUA's transmitter on Haleakala brought KHPR's signal to Maui and parts of the Big Island in April of 1988. The second program stream, KIPO 89.3 FM, began broadcasting jazz and folk music in October 1989, and a third service, KIFO 1380 AM began broadcasting in 1990, simulcasting with KIPO for the most part.

Financial

four stars

94.20

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
71.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.25
  Program Expenses Growth 4.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hawaii Public Radio on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hawaii Public Radio on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hawaii Public Radio (HI) 95.01 four stars
Florida West Coast Public Broadcasting (FL) 96.18 four stars
WAMC/Northeast Public Radio (NY) 85.36 three stars
Radio Bilingüe (CA) 85.26 three stars
ETV Endowment of South Carolina (SC) 96.42 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,146,512
   Federated Campaigns $24,857
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $329,159
Total Contributions $5,500,528
   Program Service Revenue $125,306
Total Primary Revenue $5,625,834
   Other Revenue $127,943
TOTAL REVENUE $5,753,777
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,672,317
   Administrative Expenses $414,548
   Fundraising Expenses $1,041,643
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,128,508
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $625,269
   
Net Assets $11,438,826

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Broadcasting $3,672,317 100.0%

Ratings History
Hawaii Public Radio has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 08/01/2018 95.01 four stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 95.78 four stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 93.11 four stars
2014-06 07/01/2016 96.16 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 94.41 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 92.95 four stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 91.05 four stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 93.75 four stars
2011-06 08/01/2012 92.73 four stars
2010-06 12/23/2011 89.63 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 89.21 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/01/2010 89.43 three stars
2008-06 05/01/2009 91.02 four stars
2007-06 06/01/2008 84.92 three stars
2006-06 06/01/2007 83.28 three stars
2005-06 06/01/2006 86.79 three stars
2004-06 09/01/2005 89.48 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 51-0191809
Name in IRS Master File HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (121) Radio or television broadcasting
(119) Other cultural or historical activities
(995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date June, 1976
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$104,913 2.04% Jose A. Fajardo President, General Manager

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hawaii Public Radio (HI) 95.01 four stars
WMFE (FL) 92.07 four stars
Radio Bilingüe (CA) 85.26 three stars
KERA (TX) 88.50 three stars
Oregon Public Broadcasting (OR) 90.24 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Hawaii Public Radio
738 Kaheka Street
Honolulu, HI 96814
tel: (808) 955-8821
EIN: 51-0191809

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Board Leadership

Kenneth Robbins
Chair

CEO

Jose A. Fajardo
President, General Manager

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