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Controversial Playground Moving To Kaka'ako From Ala Moana

An inclusive playground planned at Ala Moana Regional Park will instead be built in Kaka'ako Makai Gateway Park, the group that lobbied for the project announced Saturday.

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Washington Bracing For Impeachment As Battle Lines Harden

WASHINGTON — As Washington braces for this week's expected vote to impeach President Donald Trump, partisan battle lines hardened on Sunday, with Democrats defending impeachment even if Trump isn't removed from office and Republicans denouncing the integrity of the constitutional process.

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Pelvic floor strengthening, it's more than just kegels. And it can help with not just urinary issues, but also number two issues. On this edition of The Body Show, a talk with an expert about the ways physical therapy can transform all muscles (even the ones down there). 6:30 PM on HPR-1.

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This week on Helping Hand, we’re learning about the United Cerebral Palsy Association of Hawaii. HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Executive Director Keane Akao about their December 28th benefit Tennis and Pickleball Tournament at Central Oahu Regional Park.

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An alternate site for a controversial children's playground in Honolulu will likely become a reality, as the group funding the project is holding a press conference Saturday in Kakaʻako.

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The United States and China appear to be ready to go ahead with a limited trade agreement. While that development is getting the attention of financial markets and the media, there’s another story relating to the U.S. and China that’s also of note.

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A city audit of the Honolulu Zoo found a discrepancy of more than $650,000 in its finances, along with other problems. But city officials say the audit's findings are "dated" and changes have already been made.

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HPR-Produced Talk Shows

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Pelvic floor strengthening, it's more than just kegels. And it can help with not just urinary issues, but also number two issues. On this edition of The Body Show, a talk with an expert about the ways physical therapy can transform all muscles (even the ones down there). 6:30 PM on HPR-1.

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Paid Family Leave for Federal Workers Bill Advances; Warnings on new GMOs; Controversial Playground Moves to Kakaako; Light Pollution at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park; Memories of Spalding House

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Ira Glass of This American Life talks about storytelling and vacationing in Hawaii; US gives more attention to Micronesia, but will it lead to a COFA extension?; IRS warns of scams and gives tips on protecting yourself during the holiday shopping season

Hawaiian Word of the Day

Hawaiian Word of the Day: December 13th

Dec 13, 2019

Postcards have been around a long time, but this Hawaiian word for the postcard is quite new. It is kāleka poʻoleka.

HPR-Produced Music Shows

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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

HPR Streaming Music Show Archive

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Hawaii Public Radio is now offering on-demand listening for a few of our HPR music shows.  

Stream past episodes of Bridging the Gap with dj mr.nick HERE

Stream past episodes of Kanikapila Sunday HERE

 

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Kanikapila Sunday features three hours of Great Hawaiian Music, including contemporary, traditional and hapa haole songs. You'll also hear slack key guitar and ‘ukulele instrumentals.

On today's show, enjoy some holiday music from Henry Kapono, the Makaha Sons, Raiatea Helm, Kuana Torres Kahele, the Brothers Cazimero and more.

Plus, the Kanikapila Sunday Classic! Tune in TODAY with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai’i Time on HPR-1.

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