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INSPIRED BY DIFFERENCE.

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Radio and TV personality, “Billy V,” aka William Van Osdol of BVO Enterprises LLC, has been a fixture in the entertainment industry for quite some time. Often referred to as “The Hawaiian Ryan Seacrest” for his diversified career, Billy is regarded as the voice of Hawaii.

Currently an entertainment reporter on Sunrise at Hawaii News Now, Billy is not a newcomer to the industry. A 31-year veteran of broadcast industry in Hawaiʻi with 24 of those years spent at KCCN/KINE Radio Stations, Billy’s extensive background has led him to work with legendary talents such as Honolulu Skylark and Krash Kealoha at KORL and KCCN Radio Stations. He was a key team member who worked to bring KCCN FM 100 on the air and became its first music director, and later, Program Director.

Throughout his career, his friendly voice and warm personality have made him the go-to choice for emceeing numerous high profile events in Hawaiʻi including the Merrie Monarch Festival, Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards, Lantern Floating Hawaiʻi, and the Miss Hawaiʻi Scholarship Pageant. As well, Billy has been the Game Day Activities Coordinator and “face” of U.H. Athletics for the past 15 years.

Billy serves on the Board of Directors including Ohana Arts on O’ahu, and the Kona Club of Honolulu, the latter that raises scholarship funds for graduating seniors of Konawaena and Kealakehe High Schools where Billy was once a student. As of 2016, Billy has created a scholarship at Konawaena High School for a senior student who wishes to explore a career in broadcast journalism.

When not working on his growing empire, Billy enjoys spending time with his wife, Sawako, son, Leion, and puppy, Chewy.

Voice Work

Voice Work.

BillyV-0053With a distinguished background in radio and television, Billy V has earned a spot as one of the most recognizable voices in Hawai’i. His smooth tenor/baritone vocals have been the “voice of choice” amongst many advertisers, producers, and directors. A professional and creative talent, Billy brings his 30+ years of in-depth experience into every project he works on.

Emcee

Emcee.

THE POWER OF VOICE

BillyV-0004Hawaii’s go-to Master of Ceremonies, Billy V, has emceed everything from high profile large-scale events, to non-profit fundraisers, to corporate presentations.

A broadcast veteran who has spent most of his life in front of a microphone, Billy is most at home when in front of a live audience. The consummate professional, he approaches each event with fresh eyes and is typically armed with his iPad containing personal research and notes on any event he is hired to work on.

While many can emcee and read off a script, it is Billy’s easygoing personality and quick wit that make him stand out in a crowd. He knows how to connect with the crowd, understands how to read a room, and always seems to have the perfect timing in keeping the flow of an event going. These qualities are what keep Billy V in demand year after year.

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Here is Episode #16: Billy V Radio Show!

By |Billy V Radio Show, BillyV Playlist, BVO Enterprises, Events, Music|

Billy V Radio Show, Hawaiiʻs only Syndicated Radio Show hosted by Hawaii TV and Radio Veteran Billy V. We feature the music of Kalapana (for all the lovers) Huey Lewis & The News, News about Top Gun2 and the music from the original motion picture, Prince and more.

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Billy V Radio Show: Podcast #15 Is Ready For YOU!

By |Billy V Radio Show, BillyV Playlist, BVO Enterprises, Events, Music|

Billy V Radio Show, Hawaiiʻs only Syndicated Radio Show hosted by Hawaii TV and Radio Veteran Billy V. This hour we have music from one of the iconic Hawaii recording artists of the 1990ʻs and 2000ʻs, an artist who is coming back from retirement with a HUGE summer tour and the one and only James Brown plus a whole bunch of music from the 80ʻs!

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Episode #14: Billy V Radio Show now ONLINE

By |Billy V Radio Show, BillyV Playlist, BVO Enterprises, Events, Hawaii Radio, Music|

Billy V Radio Show, Hawaiiʻs only Syndicated Radio Show hosted by Hawaii TV and Radio Veteran Billy V. We start off the hour with the Queen of Disco, Theme from Legal Eagles, a tribute to the Voyaging Vessel Hokuleʻa and the motion picture "Moana" and a whole bunch of music from the 80ʻs!

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Nā Hōkū Hanohano “Aloha Is” Award

By |BVO Enterprises, Editorial, Entertainment, Personal|

This weekend was such a blur with so many things going on.  Graduation at Konawaena Saturday morning.  Helping to produce the 40th Annual Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards and emceeing.  4:30am the next morning, being out at the 5th Annual Honolulu Ekiden.  Celebrating the wonderful career and legacy of Coach Dave Shoji as hopefully gets to enjoy retirement (Canʻt wait to see him in the crowd at the Stan Sheriff Center enjoying with Mary).  It was an exhausting weekend, and it was the busiest weekend of the year for me. Iʻm finally sitting down to reflect on the wonderful award bestowed upon me this past Saturday night; […]

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