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Twitter Troll Impersonates TMT Account

An unverified Twitter account has closely copied the appearance of the official Thirty Meter Telescope account and is sending out derogatory and culturally insensitive posts.

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National and World Headlines

New Calls To Impeach Justice Kavanaugh: How It Would Work And Why It Likely Won't

There are renewed calls for Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh to be impeached after an essay in the New York Times , excerpting a book by Times reporters, was published this weekend. The essay includes a previously unreported allegation of sexual misconduct against Kavanaugh involving a female student while he was at Yale. NPR has not confirmed the allegation. The reporters include the name of someone who said he witnessed it, but that person has declined to speak publicly about it and...

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This week on Stargazer, HPR’s Dave Lawrence and Christopher Phillips talk about another interstellar object visiting our solar system.


Maui County

A series of community meetings throughout Maui County are being held to help Mayor Michael Victorino and his administration craft its first budget for Fiscal Year 2020-2021.

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Honolulu has seen the cost of repairing vandalism to city parks fall because of new security strategies, officials said.

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This week on Helping Hand, HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence welcomes back the Alzheimer’s Association Aloha Chapter and Director of Development Steve Tam.

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HONOLULU — A 100-year-old woman who sued her prosecutor granddaughter in a financial dispute and lost is getting a new trial.


HPR-Produced Talk Shows

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On this edition of The Body Show, a talk with a pediatric expert about the vaccinations schedule for kids and young adults, why it's important to get immunized, and what infections can be avoided. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.

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We talk e-cigarettes and vaping in Hawaii with Lola Irvin and Dr. Lance Ching from the state Department of Health; and Jostin Iriarte and Shannon Stevenson from Hi Lyfe Vaporz.

Click here for the FDA's Youth Tobacco Prevention Plan

Click here for Stanford's Tobacco Prevention Toolkit

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Hawaii Prepares for Slowing Economy; Food Security for Hawaii residents; Counting everyone for the 2020 Census; The Link Between Ancient Rome and Hawaii's Traffic; The Arts at Marks Garage Reaches Crucial Juncture

Hawaiian Word of the Day

Hawaiian Word of the Day: September 16th

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Here's a simple, short Hawaiian Word of the Day for you,  it is ʻae. It means “yes, to say yes, consent, to confirm, grant, agree, approve, permit.” It is the word you so often want to hear in answer to your questions.

HPR-Produced Music Shows

  Classical Pacific presents classical music from pre-Renaissance to the current day, locally curated by Louise King Lanzilotti from a Pacific perspective. The program is live weekdays from 3-6pm Hawaiian Standard time, and streams live on and on the free mobile app HPR.  

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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

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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


An Update From HPR's President & GM

Highlights from the 2018/2019 fiscal year, and a glimpse of what's to come.

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