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Harm Reduction Hawai'i: Change State Laws for Sex Workers

Community advocates and sex workers in Hawai’i are mobilizing to be heard at the State Legislature next session.

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There's Growing Fear The Ebola Outbreak In Congo Could Get Much Worse

Dr. Pierre Rollin is an expert on Ebola with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Two and a half weeks ago he returned from the Democratic Republic of Congo, which is now in the fourth month of an Ebola outbreak. It's not the first time the disease has struck in Congo. Rollin has been visiting for more than 20 years to respond to periodic Ebola outbreaks. And he says there's a pattern to these eruptions. "Usually you have one or two months before you detect it," explains...

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Harm Reduction Hawai'i


Community advocates and sex workers in Hawai’i are mobilizing to be heard at the State Legislature next session.

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park / Flickr

Little Fire Ants have been found in Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park.

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The Honolulu City Council today approved a conceptual plan for the tallest high-rise project in the urban core.


A traveling show designed to capture the imagination of youngsters aims to get them into the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and math. John Patterson who of the defense contractor Raytheon is behind the traveling show called Math Alive!

Catherine Cruz


A de facto dog beach Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam is right up against a coastal marsh that is home to endangered native Hawaiian birds. But canines and fowl don’t mix. Talks between the US Fish and Wildlife Service and the Navy ended the practice of allowing dogs to roam in the area and then came the work of restoring the natural habitat in this area known as ahua reef.


HPR-Produced Talk Shows

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Making the Case for STEM; Pearl Harbor Marsh; American Democracy; Underwater Plane Graveyard

Dr. Andre P. Seale / University of Hawaii


HPR-Produced Music Shows

No theme or direction for this session of Briding the Gap... just picking music on the fly, and finding my way out of the musical woods.

Evening Jazz with Charles Husson

11 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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  I have been inspired by a listener to do a program entirely on composers who reference, pay homage to and name works after other composers. I'll be playing the music of Couperin, Fauré, Rameau, Debussy, Falla, Psgsanini, Rachmaninov, Brahms, Rodrigo, Prokofiev, Beethoven, Liszt, and Villa Lobos - an action-packed afternoon!

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

Hawaiian Word of the Day

Hawaiian Word of the Day: November 15th

Nov 15, 2018

Our Hawaiian word for today is a place name, Hāmākua. It is a poetic term for kuhi loa, or “long corner.” It is all too often mispronounced.

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