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Debate Erupts Anew Over Dillingham Airfield After Two Killed In Small Plane Crash

Updated: 2/23/20, 7:10 a.m. Dillingham Airfield on Oahu’s North Shore has been closed following a plane crash that killed two people Saturday morning. The fatal crash has rekindled debate over the airfield's future.

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National and World Headlines

After The Nevada Caucuses, Bernie Sanders Is The Man To Beat

The 2020 Democratic nomination is now Sen. Bernie Sanders' to lose. The independent from Vermont ⁠— who is running as a Democrat and often speaks about the ills not just of Republicans, but also of Democrats ⁠— handily won the Nevada Democratic caucuses . And he did it by broadening his coalition beyond his base of young voters and progressives. Sanders won the popular vote in Iowa, the New Hampshire primary and now the Nevada caucuses. The man who calls himself a democratic socialist and has...

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SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea reported an eight-fold jump in viral infections Saturday with more than 400 cases mostly linked to a church and a hospital, while the death toll in Iran climbed to five and a dozen towns in Italy effectively went into lockdowns as health officials around the world battle a new virus that has spread from China.

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This week on Helping Hand it’s the Hawaii Association of the Blind returning, the state affiliate of the American Council of the Blind, made up of members of the community who are blind, have vision disabilities and or are loved ones of or advocates for the blind. They advocate for and provide service to the blind on a number of levels, and there are many ways to support them.

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Updated 2/21/20, 3 p.m.

LOS ANGELES — Wells Fargo agreed Friday to pay $3 billion to settle criminal and civil investigations into a long-running practice whereby company employees opened millions of unauthorized bank accounts in order to meet unrealistic sales goals.

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It's the end of a real estate era in Kahala, as Alexander & Baldwin sells the last three Kawamoto homes.

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been keeping a low profile in recent weeks. And while the region remains focused on the coronavirus, policymakers in Seoul and Washington remain mindful of developments in the north.


HPR-Produced Talk Shows

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Perimenopause, it's part of life, but it starts a bit earlier than you might think. Women in their late 30's might start experiencing symptoms, so it's good to know what's going on. On this edition of The Body Show, Dr. Monique Yuen, a naturopathic physician in Honolulu, will explore the different changes that happen, and share her all natural approach to maintaining hormonal balance between the ovaries, thyroid, and adrenal glands. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Today we focus our attention on sharks. We go sleuthing for DNA clues for the predators. Who are the culprits stealing the catch of fishers? And what's on the high tech horizon? What are the emerging tools that researchers can use to understand the ecology of sharks?

Senate President Ron Kouchi; Governor on Covid-19; Princess Kawananakoa's Financial Status in Question; Tim Wu on Net Neutrality

HPR Features

Hawaiian Word of the Day: February 21st

Feb 21, 2020

Wakinekona is a Hawaiian-ization, if you will, of Washington. It is how we say the name of the state, the nation's capital, and the first president of the United States. Even the Honolulu home of our last queen. Wakinekona, a borrowed word for Washington.

HPR-Produced Music Shows

B-Sides and Beyond

7 hours ago

Sundays at 10 PM on HPR-1. We're really not sure what Jon is doing in the basement on Sunday nights. He has assured us not to worry.

(We're worried)

Brazilian Experience

9 hours ago

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.

photo Dave Tonnes, Panaviz

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

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