Local Connection: Direct TV Dispute

Did you know more people get their news from local broadcasters than those big national cable outlets? In fact, the average newscast at a Raycom Media station delivers nearly 8 times the audience of a national cable newscast.

At Hawaii News Now, that's what our local commitment is all about — Severe weather warnings, important news and information where you live, your favorite CBS and NBC shows and sports.

We're proud to be your neighbor and serve the communities throughout Hawaii.

Unfortunately, Direct TV system is about to drop us and break that critical link to our viewers.

We are currently working hard to make sure Direct TV customers continue to have access to Hawaii News Now on KGMB and KHNL without interruption. But there is a chance they will not agree to a fair deal, and decide to drop this station from their system.

We're committed to keeping you informed every step of the way.  And remember you always have choices: we are free over the air, at HawaiiNewsNow.com, our free news and weather apps, on Roku, and also available through other local providers.

To find out more information and how you may be able to help, please click here.

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