Little Grass Shack

Las Vegas Hawaiian Music Radio Show

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The Little Grass Shack first hit the airwaves of KUNV 91.5 FM back in August of 2000. The Little Grass Shack has set standards by being the longest running Hawaiian radio show in Las Vegas and the first & only on the FM frequency.

We are proud to share our Aloha Spirit, our island culture, our lifestyle and traditions by means of music and entertainment.

Little Grass Shack Las Vegas Hawaiian Island Music Radio Show

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Mahalo Springs Preserve, Tom Bradley & Staff, KUNV FM and all vendors, entertainers, and attendee’s who made the 3rd Annual Springs Preserve ‘Ohana Festival a huge success.

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Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage Celebration

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, takes place every May and is a celebration of the culture, traditions, and history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States.

Communities nationwide celebrate the achievements and contributions of Asian & Pacific Islanders with community festivals, local government-sponsored cultural activities and educational activities.

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Kumukahi 2015

Ukulele & Hula Festival

Kumukahi Ukulele & Hula Festival

August 7th & 8th, 2015

Kumukahi 2015

Sam’s Town Live!
Sam’s Town Gambling Hall
5225 Boulder Hwy
Las Vegas, NV 89122

Coming to Samʻs Town Live in Las Vegas on August 7th & 8th, 2015, the 3rd Annual Kumukahi Ukulele & Hula Festival brings together acclaimed hālau and musicians from across the country for a weekend of music & dance honoring Hawaiiʻs culture & history.

Presented by Hālau o Lilinoe a me Nā Pua Me Kealoha, led by Nā Kumu Hula Sissy Kaio, Lilinoe Kaio and Lincoln Kaio, Kumukahi celebrates the heartbeat of the Hawaiian people & masters of the ukulele to bring to you a two-day festival dedicated to perpetuating the ever-growing popularity of Hawaiiʻs culture, ending with a Kanikapila featuring some of Hawaiiʻs finest musical artists.

Because We Love Hawaiian & Island Music

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Little Grass Shack Las Vegas Hawaiian Music Radio

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Little Grass Shack Crew

Island Emory

Island Emory

On Air DJ Personality

Emory Nihipali Jr. is the man who started it all in August 2000. As the creator, he envisioned a Hawaiian & island radio show which could reach the people through the FM frequency. Host Island Emory and the Little Grass Shack brings the Hawaiian & Aloha to the 9th Island of Las Vegas



On Air DJ Personality

Punaboy, Francis Paul G. (a.k.a. Frankie Paul) is a co-host DJ Personality who refers to himself as a “sidekick” to the show. His true “Local Boy” mentality & Pidgin English brings a definite charm to make you feel like you’re back in Hawaii. It’s a sure bet you’ll see Punaboy at island style functions as he doubles as an emcee host. He is a self taught web designer and webmaster responsible for maintaining this mega-site, as well as his magazine blog website called, the LGS Facebook Page and the LGS Facebook Group.

Big Island Emory

Big Island Emory

LGS Staff

The man behind the scenes. Emory Nihipali Sr (theory behind his name) makes sure everything runs smoothly at the Little Grass Shack. Much of the old time favorite Hawaiian classics you hear on the show came from Big Island Emory, from converted vinyl records, CD to digital. He keeps tabs on Las Vegas & Hawaii news, current events, answers all your phone calls, and visitor screening & hospitality.



LGS Staff

Oh Hotzama; we call her the Deal Findah, Coupon Clippah, and the Frugal Guru because that’s what she does. On a daily basis Hotzama is always out and about in search for those super deals around Las Vegas. She reports her Las Vegas deal finds and lowest gas prices to the radio studio for on-air segments called “Wats Da Deal?” and “Geevin’ You Da Gas!” Hotzama also help with promotion and staffing of the Little Grass Shack festival information booths.

Johnie Magic

Johnie Magic

LGS Staff

Johnie Magic spends the majority of his time behind the scenes. Half the time he’s behind a camera filming video and taking photos. The other half of the time he’s in the editing room. Johnie is the Little Grass Shack’s One Stop Shop. Photo shoots, video filming, directing and editing, public promotion, and internet marketing.

KUNV 91.5 FM The Source

Greenspun Hall, UNLV

KUNV 91.5 FM The Source

KUNV operates in a state-of-the-art digital facility. In addition to housing the studios for 91.5 KUNV, the facility also includes the KUNV-HD2 studio, a production and performance studio with an adjacent audio engineering control room, and two digital editing bays. Since 1981 KUNV has served as the broadcast service of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas providing diverse and entertaining programming to the greater Las Vegas community and across the world via webstream. KUNV continues to honor that commitment by producing original programing and airing a variety of music that cannot be found anywhere else on the dial.

Greenspun Hall UNLV

UNLV Media Center: The Little Grass Shack and the entire KUNV 91.5 FM radio station is located in the state-of-the-art Greenspun Hall on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas; UNLV, bordering Maryland Parkway. The 120,000-square-foot, five-story Greenspun Hall building will host almost all College of Urban Affairs programs under one location. Greenspun Hall is a complete media center for UNLV which includes fully operational radio and television studios along with a 200 seat auditorium. The building also houses student media laboratories, classrooms, and faculty offices.

KUNV FM The Source
4505 S. Maryland Parkway
Box 452010
Las Vegas, NV 89154-2010
Phone Numbers
702.895.0065 (main)
702.895.0068 (fax)
702.895.5868 (studio)

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Little Grass Shack
KUNV FM The Source
4505 S. Maryland Parkway
Box 452010
Las Vegas, NV 89154-2010