Robert Kekaula

Published On: Mar 16 2012 08:42:30 AM HST
Updated On: Jan 23 2013 01:28:07 PM HST

Robert Kekaula is Honolulu-born and Kailua-Kona raised, and a 1983 graduate of Kamehameha Schools.

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Robert started attending classes at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He took the "scenic" route to graduation, finally graduating from UH in 2008 with a Bachelor's Degree in Communications.

Robert’s broadcast career started in radio in 1986, at KHVH. His first job in television was in 1987, at KGMB, as a weekend sports producer. In 1989, Robert joined the KITV staff as weekend sports anchor/reporter. He left for KHNL in 1994, only to return to KITV in 1997.

Robert has been color commentator for University of Hawaii football games on radio and television from 1992 to 2010.

In 2011, he was named the TV play-by-play voice of the Warriors.

All along, Robert shared his singing talents with island fans, recording three solo albums: "Kanak Attack", "Daddy's Little Girl", and "'Bout Every Day People".

He owns his own music production company, "A Guava Ding Thing," also serving as Executive Producer on three other recordings, two of which won numerous Na Hoku Hanohano honors (top island music awards).

Robert has two children, daughter Tiera (born 1987), and son Shayde (born 1996).

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