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As Deadline Approaches, More Than $1 Billion In Federal Aid To Hawaii Remains Unspent

The deadline to distribute $1.25 billion in coronavirus relief funds given to Hawaii by the federal government is roughly three months away, but most of that money has not yet been spent.

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McConnell Reiterates Pledge To Vote On Trump's Supreme Court Nominee This Year

Updated at 7:58 p.m. ET Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reiterated his plans to move forward on President Trump's nominee to fill the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court left by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. "The Senate will vote on this nomination this year," McConnell, R-Ky., said Monday on the Senate floor. He didn't say whether the vote would come before the election, or in a lame duck-session of Congress that occurs after the November election and before the start of a...

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U.S. Census Bureau

ORLANDO, Fla. — The decision to shorten by a month the 2020 head count of every U.S. resident was not made by the U.S. Census Bureau, and some agency officials suspect it was made by the White House or the Department of Commerce, according to a report from the bureau's watchdog agency.

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For Stargazer, HPR’s Dave Lawrence and Christopher Phillips discuss the latest developments relating to Venus.

  

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WASHINGTON — The Justice Department identified New York City, Portland, Oregon, and Seattle as three cities that could have federal funding slashed under a memorandum by President Donald Trump that sought to identify localities that permit "anarchy, violence and destruction in American cities."

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Airlines are making plans to increase their flights to Hawaii as pre-travel COVID testing begins next month. Many people are still hesitant to get on an airplane, but in parts of the Asia Pacific, a number of carriers are offering flights that don’t go anywhere.

Updated at 4:14 p.m. ET

The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 509 points Monday following a report that large global banks were involved in transactions flagged as possible money laundering.

And hopes for another relief measure from Congress flagged as lawmakers focused on the fight over a Supreme Court nomination following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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HPR-Produced Talk Shows



September is National Suicide Prevention Month and we are talking with Dr. Mason Turner of Kaiser Permanente about what the signs and symptoms are of someone who might be in trouble and need more help.

 (If you or a loved one are in distress, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or 911 for any emergency.)

 John Gotanda on Ginsburg; Hilo Veterans Center; Reality Check: Schatz Furious at Veteran Deaths; Hu Honua; Timeshare Report

Academy for Creative Media; State Film Commissioner; Kawainui Apartments; Honolulu Chamber Music Society; Honolulu Printmakers; Chef Mark Oyama

HPR Features

Hawaiian Word of the Day: September 21st

21 hours ago

Ahiahi, the Hawaiian word for “evening,” is one that calls for a glide in your pronunciation. Ahiahi is that beautiful time of  day, the late afternoon.

HPR-Produced Music Shows

Going to Hana Hou this mellow show from last year as an early Fall treat, and falling back on my DJ speciality... chilling out with a mellow downtempo filled session of Bridging the Gap. Chilled vocals, instrumental beats and delicate bossa fill the late night airwaves.

Evening Concert

7 hours ago

Weekdays at 6pm on HPR-2

Evening Concert gives listeners a chance to unwind through the pau hana hours. You'll enjoy classic performances, along with weather updates and musical birthdays and anniversaries.

HOSTS:

Classical Pacific presents classical music from pre-Renaissance to the current day, locally curated by Keali‘iloma (Louise Keali‘iloma King Lanzilotti) from a Pacific perspective. The program is live weekdays from 3-6pm Hawaiian Standard time, streaming live on hawaiipublicradio.org and on the HPR mobile app.  

Questions? Comments? Email me: llanzilotti@hawaiipublicradio.org

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