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Hawaii TV Stations Cashed In Big On Political Advertising This Year

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Hawaii's hotly contested political campaigns translated to millions of dollars for local television stations, a review of publicly available records on file at the stations shows.

KHON2 — the local Fox News affiliate — made at least $3 million from campaign advertising. Many campaign spots air during local news broadcasts.

Hawaii News Now — a three-station venture that includes KHNL, KGMB and KFVE — collected at least $4.8 million.

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