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UHERO: Slower Growth Across the Islands

Economists at the University of Hawaii have done statewide economic forecasts for years. But now they’re extending that research to the county level.

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Biden Eschews Anger, Hoping 'Unity' Can Lift Him To The Presidency

It's not a message for everyone — even though that's exactly what it's intended to be. Many Democrats are angry. They're angry with President Trump's election and what it represents. And they're angry about the direction of the country, and the inequities in American life. So it would make sense that the person running for the Democratic nomination for president would channel that anger. President Trump did it to win over the Republican base in 2016, saying he gladly carries the "mantle of...

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This week on Helping Hand, HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Aloha Independent Living Hawaii, and Executive Director Roxanne Bolden. The nonprofit specializes in giving persons with disabilities the choice of where to receive independent living services.

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The YMCA of Honolulu is planning to sell its Central Branch location on Atkinson Drive. The announcement was made Friday by the organization’s Metropolitan Board of Directors.


Economists at the University of Hawaii have done statewide economic forecasts for years. But now they’re extending that research to the county level.

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The San Francisco based company Landed was created to help teachers working in high-cost areas achieve homeownership. The company has been meeting with teachers across Hawaii this week ahead of its planned expansion into the state.

Hawaii Opera Theatre
Hawaii Opera Theatre

A year ago, Hawai‘i Opera Theatre was adjusting to the abrupt departure of its executive director, and a debt of about $2 million. It cancelled one production this season, but a new leader is in place, and the season closer has all the makings of a hit.


HPR-Produced Talk Shows

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Migraine headaches are not something to underestimate. Particularly, for those who are chronic sufferers with 15 or more migraines a month. What can be done? Next time on The Body Show, a talk about the latest in all natural and prescription therapy for migraines. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.


Life Threatening Allergies; LANDED, Teacher Housing Loans; Memorial Dive

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HPR-Produced Music Shows

Playlists below 

Weekdays 8:30 AM - Noon on HPR-2

Studio Line: (808) 792-8245

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 Streaming Music Show Archive

7 hours ago

Hawaii Public Radio is now offering on-demand listening for a few of our HPR-1 shows.  

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

Stream past episodes of Kanikapila Sunday HERE


B-Sides and Beyond

10 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)

Hawaiian Word of the Day

Hawaiian Word of the Day: May 20th

4 hours ago

Keiki is a very well known and often used term for child. It means offspring, child, youngster. But it is also used for animals, such as a colt, kid, cub, or even the young of a taro or banana plant. Say keiki, as in keiki o kā ʻāina – a child of the land.

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