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                           Before the
                Federal Communications Commission
                     Washington, D.C. 20554

In the Matter of                        )         
                              )         
Ho'ona'auao Community Television, Inc.       )    File  No.:  EB-
02-HL-074
                              )    NAL/Acct. No. 200232860003
Licensee of Station KWBN-TV             )    FRN 0004-0750-57
Honolulu, Hawaii                             )


                        FORFEITURE ORDER

Adopted:  January 31, 2003                   Released:   February 
4, 2003

By the Chief, Enforcement Bureau:

     1.   In  this  Forfeiture  Order  (``Order''),  we  issue  a 
          monetary  forfeiture in  the  amount of  four  thousand 
          dollars ($4,000)  to Ho'ona'auao Community  Television, 
          Inc.  (``Ho'ona'auao'') licensee  of  Station  KWBN-TV, 
          Honolulu, Hawaii,  for willful  and repeated  violation 
          of  Section 11.61(a)(1)(v)  of the  Commission's  Rules 
          (``Rules'').1   The noted  violation  involves  Station 
          KWBN-TV's  failure to  retransmit the  Emergency  Alert 
          System Required Monthly Test. 

     2.   On  September  27,  2002,  the  Commission's  Honolulu, 
Hawaii Resident  Agent  Office  (``Honolulu  Office'')  issued  a 
Notice of  Apparent Liability  for  Forfeiture (``NAL'')  in  the 
amount of $4,000  to Ho'ona'auao.2  Ho'ona'auao  has not filed  a 
response to  the NAL.   Based on  the information  before us,  we 
affirm the forfeiture.

     3.   ACCORDINGLY, IT IS  ORDERED THAT,  pursuant to  Section 
503(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended  (``Act''),3 
and  Sections  0.111,  0.311   and  1.80(f)(4)  of  the   Rules,4 
Ho'ona'auao Community Television, Inc.  IS LIABLE FOR A  MONETARY 
FORFEITURE in the amount of  $4,000 for willfully and  repeatedly 
violating Section 11.61(a)(1)(v) of the Rules.

     4.   Payment of the forfeiture shall  be made in the  manner 
provided for in Section 1.80 of  the Rules within 30 days of  the 
release of this Order.  If the forfeiture is not paid within  the 
period specified, the case may  be referred to the Department  of 
Justice for collection  pursuant to Section  504(a) of the  Act.5  
Payment shall be made by  mailing a check or similar  instrument, 
payable  to   the   order   of   the   ``Federal   Communications 
Commission,'' to the Federal Communications Commission, P.O.  Box 
73482, Chicago,  Illinois 60673-7482.   The payment  should  note 
NAL/Acct. No. 200232860003  and FRN  0004-0750-57.  Requests  for 
full payment under an installment plan should be sent to:  Chief, 
Revenue and Receivables Operations Group, 445 12th Street,  S.W., 
Washington, D.C. 20554.6

     5.        IT IS FURTHER  ORDERED THAT a  copy of this  Order 
shall be  sent by  first class  mail and  certified mail,  return 
receipt requested, to Ho'ona'auao Community Television, Inc., 875 
Waimanu Street, Suite 632, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813.

                         FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
                         


                         David H. Solomon
                         Chief, Enforcement Bureau
_________________________

     1 47 C.F.R.  11.61(a)(1)(v).

     2 Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture, NAL/Acct. No. 
200232860003 (Enf. Bur., Honolulu Office, released September  27, 
2002).

     3 47 U.S.C.  503(b).

     4 47 C.F.R.  0.111, 0.311, 1.80(f)(4).

     5 47 U.S.C.  504(a).

     6 See 47 C.F.R.  1.1914.