KAKU 88.5 FM SHOWS
"The Voice of Maui" KAKU is home to a wide variety of talk and entertainment show that are all volunteer-staffed.
LOCAL TALK SHOWS
"The Voice of Maui" KAKU is comprised of many members of the Maui community that have went through our training program and are members of the Akaku APA program.
BISCUITS AND GRAVY
The Biscuits and Gravy Comedy Hour is a community based talk show featuring local comedians Chuck Sauce and Vince Foti from Maui's own Power Up Comedy group. The Gravy Train departs every Wednesday at 11am Replay 6pm Saturday
DA LOCAL SHOW
Da Local Show is Maui’s only Wala’au (Talk) Show. With topics ranging from what’s happening down the street to Cannabis news with local views, Da Local airs Monday Through Thursday @1pm with replays at 7am.
Explore the world of Death and the Dying with Bodhi Be. With spoken word wisdom and songs that speak of reflection and hope. Tuesday from 2pm to 4pm, with a Replay Saturday from 9am to 11am
Talk Radio Show about Women who are courageous, determined and filled with spirit in the Maui Community, hosted by Amorah St. John. Fridays at 11am and Replay Saturday at 2pm.
OFF THE RECORD
A conversation with the creative and community minded people of Maui; musicians, artists, writers, teachers, the movers and shakers, builders and makers with host Bill Best. Tuesday and Thursday at 11am and Replay Wednesday 9am and Friday 2pm.
Host Myriam Laraway takes listeners on a spanish-language driven ride through the issues and stories important to the Latino community on Maui. Fridays at Noon and Replay Saturday at 3pm.
THE MAUI ZAN SHOW
Suzanne Kayian, journalist, writer, and out-spoken advocate takes an in-depth look at issues faced by people in Maui with a special interests for those in the LBGTQ community. Wednesdays at 2pm and Replay Saturday at Noon.
Ali B and Sarah Rodriguez take on questions, concerns, and all the random things that moms in the modern world face. From healthcare to house chores, The Motherhood is here to help! Thursday at 2pm and Replay Saturday at 1pm.
THE NEUTRAL ZONE
Jason Schwartz takes you through the local issues and topics confronting Maui's population from a perspective of "anything goes" and everything is questioned. Mondays at 11am and Replay Saturday 7am.
THE MAUI CELTIC SHOW
Hamish Burgess goes on a trip through the history and music of the Irish Isles. Guest interviews, great history lessons, and a selection of Celtic music that cannot be matched anywhere on the radio! Sunday 8am to 10am, Replay 5pm to 7pm.
MAUI MYSTIC RADIO
Dreaming Bear takes you on an audible journey through the divine and mystic with spoken word and trance inducing music. Friday at 7pm Replay Saturday 7pm.
"The Voice of Maui" KAKU is a member of the Pacifica Radio Network, and features some of the best shows from the world of radio! Below are some of the programs we carry.
THE ATTITUDE WITH ARNIE ARNESEN
Arnie provides pithy commentary, interviews and stories you won't hear anywhere else. Monday thru Thursday 10am.
BACKGROUND BRIEFING WITH IAN MASTERS
Background Briefing features international and national news, expert guests, policymakers, and critics offering analysis and insight on national security, foreign and domestic policy, political, cultural, and social issues. Monday thru Thursday at 9pm
BEHIND THE NEWS
Host Doug Henwood covers the worlds of economics and politics and their complex interactions, from the local to the global. Thursday at 8pm.
BIG PICTURE SCIENCE
Big Picture Science engages the public with modern science research through smart and humorous storytelling. Wednesday at 1am and Replay Sunday at 2am.
Blues America is where the blues talks. An hour-long weekly series featuring conversations with blues people who share their stories and music. Sunday at 10pm.
BREAKING THROUGH WITH MOMSRISING
Fun. Feisty. Relevant. MomsRising Radio hosted by Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, author and MomsRising Executive Director/CEO & co-founder, is talk radio for moms, and for everyone who’s ever had a mom. Wednesday 2am.
THE ROB KALL BOTTOM UP SHOW
Rob Kall Interviews some of the world's smartest, most dynamic people on his Bottom Up Radio Show with the goal of getting them to share their wisdom and knowledge AND to stretch their vision. Rob explores the bottom-up revolution, bottom-up mind and their patterns and ideas. Thursday 12am.
Friedman's blog covers voting rights and election integrity issues in the USA, and a number of other subjects related to media reform and political corruption from a progressive standpoint. Monday thru Friday at 5pm, Replay Tuesday thru Thursday 3am
THE DAVID PAKMAN SHOW
David Pakman hosts "The David Pakman Show," featuring the biggest political and news stories of the day, including lively debate with guests from all sides, analysis and stories no other shows are covering. Weekdays 4pm and Replay Tuesday thru Saturday 4am
Day 6 is an Australian news magazine show that delivers a surprising take on the week. Monday 4am
DEAD AIR WITH CORY DANIELS
A weekly one-hour program featuring the music of the Grateful Dead. The tunes are from official releases so no bootlegs, imports, downloads, or pirated music. Saturday 8pm and Replay Sunday 9pm
Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. Weekdays 6am and Replay 6pm.
DOWN THE ROAD
Down the Road features music from New Orleans, past and present. Traditional Jazz, Swing, Funk, Klezmer, Rock, Rhythm and Blues, Brass Band, and Ragtime, and much more. Saturday from 9pm tp 10pm and Replay Sunday from 7pm to 9pm
THE EARTH WANTS YOU
Hosted by Reverend Billy and Savitri D. A show from the front lines of earth-activism. Bringing you the latest news from the natural world, reports from the latest actions, interviews with an array of interesting radical individuals, sermons from the Reverend and songs from the choir. Wednesday 8pm.
An hour long radio program on science, technology, politics, and the environment. Hosted by Dr Michio Kaku. Monday 9am.
Flashpoints is a daily, politically progressive investigative news and public affairs program broadcast. Monday thru Thursday 10pm and Replay Thursday 9am.
HOME COUNTRY WITH SLIM RANDLES
Host Slim Randles is a master storyteller. Each week he takes his listeners on a journey to Home Country with great original stories, some down-home humor and a positive outlook on life. Saturday 5pm to 7pm and Replay Sunday 10am to 12pm.
Inside Europe is an award-winning weekly radio show with a focus on European topics. Monday 12am.
IN OTHER NEWS
Hosted by Geoff Brady. With topics ranging from the conspiratorial, controversial, and esoteric near the fringe of belief systems to climate engineering, this one hour is usually not enough time to explore each topic. Tuesday 8pm.
LAW AND DISORDER
Law and Disorder provides timely legal perspectives on issues concerning civil liberties, privacy, right to dissent and practices of torture exercised by the US government and private corporations. Thursday 12am and Replay Sunday 12am.
A weekly, hour-long romp through the worlds of media, politics, sports and show business, leavened with an eclectic mix of mysterious music, hosted by Harry Shearer. Monday 1am.
LEFT, RIGHT, AND CENTER
Left, Right, & Center is a weekly hour-long public radio program that provides a "civilized yet provocative antidote to the screaming talking heads that dominate political debate". Monday 2am.
LETTERS TO WASHINGTON
Letters to Washington sets out to cover stories of the day that include some aspect of the executive, legislative or judicial branch of the federal government in a clear, informative and accurate manner. Monday thru Thursday 8pm and Replay Tuesday thru Friday 8am.
THE MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR
Each week, The Magical Mystery Tour brings music, humor, entertaining talks, interviews and live call-in discussions from leading edge science, psychology, education, parenting, healing, deep politics and economics, to spirituality and the mystical, and more. Tuesday 2am.
Michael Slate is a revolutionary communist and the host of The Michael Slate Show, a weekly interview based talk show. Friday 10am.
MODERN JAZZ TODAY
A radio program that focuses on today’s jazz. Jazz is an ever evolving landscape that is bringing elements from this generations favorites, just as their predecessors did. Sunday 11pm.
Host Deb Reger, a community radio broadcaster since 2009, celebrates the living Abenaki Culture as well as the 500 plus other original Nations of this country and world-wide with music, interviews, art, talk, news and all manner of public affairs programming. Tuesday 12am.
Libbe HaLevy produces and hosts this weekly international news magazine on all things anti-nuclear. She has been a TEDx speaker, an Amazon #1 Bestselling Author, hosted rallies, and led media workshops at anti-nuclear conferences around the country. Saturday 1am and Replay Sunday 4am
ON THE GROUND
Produced and hosted by Esther Iverem, an award-winning author, artist and activist. The weekly hour covers social justice activism about local, national and international issues, with a special emphasis on militarization and war, environmental justice and the left edge of culture and media. Friday 2am and Replay Sunday 5am.
Paradigms exists solely for the purpose of offering mental, emotional, spiritual nourishment. Saturday 11pm and Replay Sunday 6am.
PEACE TALK RADIO
Peace Talks Radio is a series of programs about peacemaking and nonviolent conflict resolution. Veteran, award-winning public radio producer Paul Ingles produces and hosts along with correspondents Carol Boss and Suzanne Kryder. Monday 8pm.
Progressive Spirit talks intelligently about spirituality and social justice. Listen to interviews with top scholars, authors, social justice activists, and spiritual leaders from around the world. Thursday 2am and Replay Saturday 2am.
Project Censored was founded by Dr. Carl Jensen in 1976, and is a media research program working in cooperation with numerous independent media groups in the US. Tuesday 9am.
Latest science, authors, issues – from climate change, oceans, forests, pollution, solar storms, the economy, and peace. Thusrsday 1am and Replay Saturday 6am.
Ralph Nader is joined by co-hosts Steve Skrovan and David Feldman for a lively informative hour of interviews with some of the nation’s most influential movers and shakers, and thought provoking discussions of the weeks news. Monday 8am.
RISE UP WITH SONALI
A daily digest of independent news analysis, investigation, education, artistic expression, and activism in the public interest, emphasizing the connection between global issues and those in local communities. Monday thru Thursday 10am.
THE SCIENCE SHOW
The Science Show gives you unique insights into the latest scientific research and debate, from the physics of cricket to prime ministerial biorhythms. Tuesday 1am and Replay Sunday 3am.
The Spin is a weekly one hour podcast featuring women of color talking policy, social justice, race, sex, gender, power, love. Friday 12am and Replay Sunday 1am.
The Takeaway leads a daily conversation on air and online with a national audience around the news and issues that matter most. Monday thru Friday 11pm and Replay at 5am
WITH GOOD REASON
Each week on With Good Reason, our ever-curious host Sarah McConnell takes you along as she examines a wide range of topics with leading scholars. Sunday 12pm.