Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

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.

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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.
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

Charts

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

Mission

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.

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Houston Public Media Foundation (TX) 92.61 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