Honolulu Stations Losing Two Top Executives

By Andrew Gauthier 

Honolulu Star Bulletin

The TV operation comprising KGMB-TV, KHNL-TV and KFVE-TV is about to lose its marketing director and will shortly lose its news director.

Candace Hirleman will become news promotion manager at KABC-TV, the ABC-owned and operated station in Los Angeles, early next month, going from the No. 72 TV market to the second largest in the nation.


Her husband, news director Chris Archer, will stay through late May but then join her.

“This is just a great opportunity, and we’re keeping the house,” to always have a reason to return, she said. Plus, her husband will need a place to sleep for the next few months. More…