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Out of the Office: Playful Workspaces

Like a health club, a co-working space offers group or private space to work, office amenities, coffee, and a collegial atmosphere. Self-employed people and start-ups, especially, have embraced the phenomenon. HPR’s Noe Tanigawa reports people of all ages are getting into the game as office culture changes in the 21 st century.

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ICE Detains Man Driving His Wife To Hospital For Planned C-Section

A man who was driving his pregnant wife to the hospital on Wednesday was detained because of an outstanding warrant for his arrest in Mexico related to a homicide case, according to immigration officials. Joel Arrona-Lara and his wife, María del Carmen Venegas, had scheduled a cesarean section and were headed to the hospital when they stopped for gas in San Bernardino, Calif. After pulling into the gas station, surveillance footage shows two other vehicles pulling in and surrounding the...

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This week Helping Hand presents week two in a two-week series of guests relating to helping animals on the Big Island. HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence welcomes the Hawaii Lava Flow Animal Rescue Network, which started as a public group on Facebook as an informational hub for those needing assistance with pets and animals during the 2018 volcanic eruption.

Jamaican reggae group Third World is back in the Aloha State, with shows through this evening at the Blue Note. Stephen "Cat" Coore, the group leader, guitarist and occassional cellist, took time for a conversation, and performance, with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence, in the Atherton Performing Arts Studio.

Noe Tanigawa
Noe Tanigawa

Like a health club, a co-working space offers group or private space to work, office amenities, coffee, and a collegial atmosphere.  Self-employed people and start-ups, especially, have embraced the phenomenon. HPR’s Noe Tanigawa reports people of all ages are getting into the game as office culture changes in the 21st century.

Sequoia National Park

Hotshots are elite teams of firefighters who battle wildfires in remote and rugged terrain. Former Hilo resident Brian Hughes was the captain of a California-based hotshot team who was recently killed while fighting a fierce wildfire in Ferguson, California a few weeks ago. 

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Businesses in Honolulu’s Chinatown confront the perceptions — and realities — of homelessness and crime in the neighborhood in different ways. And some of them are changing. 

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HPR-Produced Talk Shows

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Ever wonder if research is being done right here in the islands, and impacts the health of all of us? In the second part of last week's Body Show, Dr. Kozak further explores the exciting new projects being done in the islands. Including research in: asthma, kidney problems, hepatitis, and the Ornish program. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.

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Hotshot Remembrance; Hurricane Names, Election Winners and Losers; Hawaii Honeybees

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Fire campaign: Look out for wildfires!, Driver’s License Appt System, Sunset Beach Restoration, Girl Scouts of Hawaii

HPR-Produced Music Shows

Brazilian Experience

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Sundays at 6pm to 8pm on HPR-1. Hosting “The Brazilian Experience” has become a bright and joyous spot in Sandy’s incredibly full schedule. It is a vehicle through which she is able to tap into her ethnomusicology background, while sharing her own Brazilian experience with the community and beyond. In the two-hour program, she enjoys hosting guests from the local Brazilian community and other musically oriented friends who bring their favorite selections to the program. It is also exciting to receive new releases and to report on current events coming out of Brazil.

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Sundays at 4pm on HPR-1, Applause in a Small Room celebrates live performers, live performances as well as the magic that happens when performers and audiences meet. Hosted by Jason Taglianetti.

Listen to past shows on the Mixcloud archive HERE

Kanikapila Sunday features three hours of Great Hawaiian Music, including contemporary, traditional and hapa haole songs. You'll also hear slack key guitar and ‘ukulele instrumentals. Plus, the Kanikapila Sunday Classic! Tune in every Sunday with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai’i Time on HPR-1.

In Hour One, hear Amy Hanaiali'i Gilliom and Willie K join Kalani Pe'a for 'Hilo March,' from Kalani's latest release, No 'Ane'i. 

Hour Two features music from Aja's new album, Pilina. It's a song called 'Manuoku.'

Hawaiian Word of the Day

Hawaiian Word of the Day: August 17th

Aug 17, 2018

We often hear kakahiaka as part of aloha kakahiaka, a greeting early in the day. And most know it means morning. The popular greeting came in to use only after the arrival of the poʻe haole, as a translation for “good morning.”

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