ISLAND HISTORY: Radio announcer Mike Ashman authored ‘Kauai: As It Was In The 1940s and ’50s’

In 1940, with a couple of years experience as a radio announcer at KSAN in San Francisco under his belt, California-born Mike Ashman (1921-2018) joined Kaua‘i’s first radio station — KTOH (Kaua‘i Territory of Hawai‘i) — which began broadcasting on May 8, 1940, on Ahukini Road.