Big Island Radio Stations Celebrate Fall with Chances to Win

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Big Island radio stations are celebrating the fall season with games and contests that provide listeners with the chance to win big with money and prizes totaling thousands of dollars.

Pacific Media Group’s KBIG FM, KAPA Hawaiian FM, Native FM, and ESPN Radio, among the company’s family of stations, are ready to share the wealth with loyal listeners.

Winners have already been crowned, but there’s much more to give away this season. Trips, cash, and awesome gear are all still up for grabs.

Here’s some tips on how to play, when to listen, and what your favorite station is giving away:

KBIG FM (97.9 Hilo/106.1 Kona): Big Bucks No Coquis

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Listen in to KBIG FM’s Jill Taylor during the mid-day or Maelan in the afternoons for the KBIG FM, Big Bucks No Coquis “Song of the Morning.” Your favorite mid-day and afternoon DJ’s will tell you what you need to be listening for the following morning during the “Wake Up and Drive Show” with Keith and Denyse. Once you know the song, listen to the Wake Up and Drive Show, and when you hear it on air, be lucky called number 21 and call 329-KBIG. Caller 21 will instantly win $50 CASH… but that’s not all. The lucky caller is also eligible to play for The Big Bucks and will be given three chances to press their luck with the Big Bucks No Coquis game, which could lead to more cash and prizes!

What can you win? KBIG gear, $50 daily instant win, overnight stay at Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel, overnight stay at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Vacations Hawai’i trip to Vegas for two, or a Janet Jackson concert for two flyaway to Oahu and even more CASH.

NATIVE FM (95.9 Hilo/93.9 Kona): I Got It… I Get Em!


I Got It… I Get Em! Begins with Uncle Jazzy on weekday afternoons during the “Bumper 2 Bumper Traffic Show.” Uncle Jazzy will give listeners an English phrase and its pidgin translation. When Eddie-O calls out the English Phrase during the Big O Show the following morning, be caller number 9 at 969-6888 with the correct pidgin translation to win big!


What can you win? Native FM gear including a t-shirt and trucker hat. Big winners will instantly win $50 CASH. Each daily qualifier will be thrown into the weekly pot for a Friday drawing of either $500 CASH or a spectacular stay-cation, maybe even a Vacations Hawai’i trip to Las Vegas!

KAPA Hawaiian FM (100.3 Hilo & Ka’u/99.1 Waimea/Kona): Hawaiian Jeopardy


Listen to the “Bolohead and Babes Show” every morning for your chance to win playing Hawaiian Jeopardy. When you hear the sound of the daily double, be caller number 9 at 327-KAPA. You’ll have five categories to choose from (Hawaiian music, Hawaiian language, Hawaiian History, Any Kine Stuff, Hula). Answer the trivia correctly and you’ll win a daily prize and qualify yourself for the big Friday drawing.

What can you win? In addition to the daily prize, winners will become eligible for the big Friday prize, which includes a KAPA prize pack with KAPA gear: hat, t-shirt, mug, kappa slippah sticker, Make Lei DVD with Kuana Torres Kahele, and an island CD and $100 CASH, not to mention the prize of all prizes, an all-expense paid trip to VEGAS!


ESPN Radio (850 AM Hilo/790 Kona): Maui Invitational Flyaway

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Listen to ESPN Radio’s “The Josh Pacheco Show” weekdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and wait for the Maui Jim Maui Invitational sounder. When you hear the sounder, be caller number 1 at 933-ESPN to qualify. Daily qualifiers win themselves a qualifying prize. The winner of the grand prize flyaway will be announced on Thursday, Nov. 12 at 10:50 a.m.

What can you win?

ESPN Radio gear, including an ESPN Radio t-shirt and stress balls, and a chance to see some of the best college basketball teams in the country as they converge on Maui for the Maui Jim Maui Invitational. The flyaway grand prize includes round-trip airfare for two with overnight accommodations at the Plantation Inn and game tickets for two to check out all the action at the Lahaina Civic Center.

***Pacific Media Group and its family of radio stations also operates Big Island Now.***

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