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Koko Nuts Koalition: We Will Help Repair Koko Head Trail

The City and County of Honolulu is considering ways to develop partnerships to refurbish and maintain the iconic Koko Head Trail.

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Republicans Reject Kavanaugh Accuser's Request To Delay Hearing For FBI Investigation

Updated at 11:00 p.m. ET The Senate Judiciary Committee will move forward with a hearing scheduled for Monday on sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, despite a request for further investigation from his accuser. The decision follows the release of a letter sent to Senate Judiciary Commitee Chairman Chuck Grassley from attorneys representing Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who accused Kavanaugh of sexual assaulting her more than three decades ago...

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Bethany Lee

The City and County of Honolulu is considering ways to develop partnerships to refurbish and maintain the iconic Koko Head Trail.

Denise Yamaguchi

Denise Yamaguchi is Chief Executive Officer of the Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival, which has events across the state. She has helped to raise more than $2 million for culinary education and agricultural programs. The festivalʻs mission supports future chefs and helps to create markets for local crops.

Dean Kaneshiro, Director

Earlier this month, a documentary film entitled Rise of the Wahine: Champions of Title Nine was released with the idea it might reach a new audience and help educators share the story.

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The latest word is, homeless numbers on Maui may be going down after recent storms, as several families and individuals have decided to seek permanent housing.  At last count, there were about 900 people homeless on the Valley Isle.  HPR’s series about housing on Maui continues with a look at what is working to shelter the homeless, and what is ahead to create housing they can afford.  HPR’s Noe Tanigawa reports.

Wayne Yoshioka

The Hawai’i Interagency Council on Homelessness conducted its quarterly meeting today and provided updated plans.

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HPR-Produced Talk Shows

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Sex trafficking HPR Reporter debrief Ku`uwehi Hiraishi, Title IX film, Rise of the Wahine, Hawaii Food and Wine Festival, HOT fashion show

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Tomorrow on Bytemarks Café, Burt will help to kick off National Cyber Security Awareness Month which starts in October.

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The State of Hawaii moved a step closer to replacing the Oahu Community Correctional Center; an aging and overcrowded jailhouse located in Kalihi.

But there’s an issue simmering that some say is tied to building a bigger facility. It calls for our bail system to be overhauled. Fewer pre-trail detainees could mean less of a demand for jail cells going forward. Should our bail system be changed? Does it favor the rich and discriminate against the poor?

HPR-Produced Music Shows

HPR-1 Streaming Music Show Archive

33 minutes ago

Hawaii Public Radio is now offering on-demand listening for a few of our HPR-1 shows.  Currently we’re archiving our late night eclectic show “Bridging the Gap”, our Friday night salsa party “Latin Beat”, and our Atherton live showcase “Applause in a Small Room”.  In the future we hope to make more of these shows available.

Stream past episodes of Bridging the Gap with dj mr.nick HERE

So I was originally going to do a show on  all this music I have piling up... BUT I'm shamefully not prepared for it, and didn't feel up to it anyway, soooo I'm picking a show on the fly. Something I enjoy doing much more than planning it out.  It's pure DJing.

Evening Jazz with Charles Husson

7 hours ago

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays at 8 PM on HPR-2. The latest in instrumental and vocal releases is the focus of Evening Jazz. You'll also hear about live jazz acts performing around the islands.

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Hawaiian Word of the Day

Hawaiian Word of the Day: September 18th

23 hours ago

Alapiʻi means stairs, steps, ladder, or any ascent. Even a musical scale can be called an alapiʻi mele. Be careful when you walk up the alapiʻi!

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