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#ImagineBlaisdell: Honolulu's 21st Century Civic Center

Planning for Honolulu’s civic center, the Neal Blaisdell complex, started before Hawai‘i was even a state. The concert hall, arena and exhibition hall were completed in 1964, when O‘ahu’s population was less than half what it is today. Now, a major redesign is aiming for a revitalized community space that attracts global artists in their prime. HPR’s Noe Tanigawa reports.

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Trump On 2nd Kavanaugh Accuser: 'Totally Inebriated And All Messed Up'

Updated at 12:30 p.m. ET. President Trump attacked Brett Kavanaugh's second accuser Tuesday, saying she "has nothing" and was "totally inebriated and all messed up" during a college party at which she said Kavanaugh exposed himself to her. Trump, at a photo op during his visit to the United Nations, said the accusations were part of a "con game being played by Democrats." A woman who was a student at Yale with Kavanaugh, Deborah Ramirez, told The New Yorker that Kavanaugh exposed himself...

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 Honolulu City and County
Honolulu City and County

Planning for Honolulu’s civic center, the Neal Blaisdell complex, started before Hawai‘i was even a state.  The concert hall, arena and exhibition hall were completed in 1964, when O‘ahu’s population was less than half what it is today.  Now, a major redesign is aiming for a revitalized community space that attracts global artists in their prime.   HPR’s Noe Tanigawa reports.

Wayne Yoshioka

The City is reviving a proposal to build a bridge to connect McCully and Mo’ili’ili to Waikiki.

Territorial Airwaves

There is a milestone in Hawaii radio history this year. Harry B Sorio Jr., the host of Territorial Airwaves, is preparing to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the radio show of vintage music from the 1920’s on up.

Keesler Air Force Base

Recycling is a practice that helps the environment, but it’s also a business.  That business has become more complicated in recent months, especially for residents of Hawaii.

courtesy Shawn Laatsch

On Stargazer today, HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips about a new mission to explore an asteroid that comes from our Asia Pacific neighborhood.

Find other features and interviews from Dave Lawrence.  

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HPR-Produced Talk Shows

Keesler Air Force Base

Recycling and China; MIA Identified; Okinawan Pigs; Territorial Airwaves

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Chronic pain. For someone who has it, this can literally run their life every day. Are there ways to find comfort while still dealing with serious pain? Next time on The Body Show, Dr. Kathy Kozak talks with a pain psychologist about using the mind to help. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.

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POW/MIA Ceremony, 100th Anniversary of Australian & US Forces Allies, Go for Broke film, Monster Home Bills, HPD Spreads Aloha With Lip Sync Challenge

 

HPR-Produced Music Shows

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HPR Music Director Gene Schiller's signature program begins each weekday morning with Morning Cafe, a refreshing blend of music, usually built around a special theme. 

HPR-1 Streaming Music Show Archive

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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

Filling the late night airwaves under this harvest moon with mellow beats, romantic folk and sophisticated Jazz.

Hawaiian Word of the Day

Hawaiian Word of the Day: September 25th

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Most people who live in Hawaiʻi know what a maile lei is, but it is one of those Hawaiian words that is all too often mispronounced. Maile is a native twining shrub with shiny, fragrant leaves, used for decorations and lei, especially on important occasions. Maile is pronounced “mai-lei,” not to be confused with the Leeward Oʻahu community called Māʻili.

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