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Does Honolulu really need more chamber music? Emphatically, yes! According to one young musician who has already staged a string of successful concerts this year. HPR’s Noe Tanigawa reports bassist Christopher Yick wants local families to close the year on a classical note.

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In Fight With 'Chuck And Nancy,' Trump Says He'd Be 'Proud' To Shut Down Government

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-guwyA8wxVQ Updated 1:58 p.m. ET In a testy Oval Office exchange with the two top congressional Democrats, Rep. Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Chuck Schumer, President Trump made clear he would be "proud" to shut down the government in less than two weeks if he doesn't get funding for his border wall. "I'll be the one to shut it down. I will take the mantle. And I will shut it down for border security," Trump told House and Senate Democratic leaders as Vice President...

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Does Honolulu really need more chamber music?  Emphatically, yes! According to one young musician who has already staged a string of successful concerts this year.  HPR’s Noe Tanigawa reports bassist Christopher Yick wants local families to close the year on a classical note.

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The Office of Hawaiian Affairs conducted its first meeting following the November 6th election of new members.

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This week on Stargazer, HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with astronomer Christopher Phillips, who has an update on a new planet-hunting telescope we’ve previously reported on, that’s now set to go online.

  

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We’ve been hearing a lot about climate change lately. And this morning we look at the issue as it relates to migration of Pacific islands and the Health of its inhabitants.

We sat down with Laura Brewington who is with the East-West Center to talk about a grant it secured to do just that.

 

California Surf Museum

In the early years of the Vietnam War a cultural revolution was underway on the West Coast of the United States. It wasn't women's liberation or the counterculture. It was the Shortboard Revolution. As the modern sport of surfing was taking shape, many of its earliest adopters were being sent to war the jungles of Vietnam.

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Climate Change and Migration in the Pacific; Marshallese Clothing Mat; Surfing During the Vietnam War; Mission House Museum Candlelit Tour

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Cancer. It's a scary word, but when should someone think about enrolling in a clinical trial? Do the results really change the weay cancer is treated in the future? Next time on The Body Show, Dr. Kozak will talk with the University of Hawaii Cancer Center about finding a cure.

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War Unknowns; Title IX Lawsuit; City Council Bills

HPR-Produced Music Shows

  Today - a review of new releases from 2018. I'll be choosing from performances by Hilary Hahn, Maurizio Pollini, Kaia String Quartet, Cally Banham, Jennifer Koh, Nadine Sierra, Kim Kashkashian, David Lang, Sung-Won Yang, Gabriel Kahane, Solera Quartet, OSM Chamber Soloists, Tempesta di Mare, Murray Perahia, Lisa Batiashvili, Evgeny Kissin, and Neave Trio. Maybe you'll get some ideas for holiday presents for you musical friends. 

To get more information on each CD that is played, you can follow the program in one of two ways:

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About the show:
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

13 hours 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

Hawaiian Word of the Day

Hawaiian Word of the Day: December 11th

9 hours ago

Our Hawaiian word for today is a well-known place name on Kauaʻi, Poʻipū. It is often mispronounced because people see the first three letters as a group and pronounce it as they would poi. It means crashing, as in wave action.

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