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Oahu Plans Homeless Project With Temporary Service Center

A pilot project aimed at reducing problems related to Oahu's homeless population is scheduled to begin offering a temporary hub for homeless services, officials said.

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National and World Headlines

Justice Department Announces Plan To Collect DNA From Migrants Crossing The Border

The Justice Department is proposing to begin collecting DNA samples from hundreds of thousands of immigrants crossing the border, creating an enormous database of asylum-seekers and other migrants that federal officials say will be used to help authorities fight crime. Attorney General William Barr issued the rule , which is set to be published in the Federal Register on Tuesday, with the expectation that federal authorities will gather DNA information on about 748,000 immigrants annually,...

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This week on Stargazer, HPR’s Dave Lawrence and Christopher Phillips discuss new research about one of Jupiter’s famous moons.

  

Dan Dennison / Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources

A plea deal was offered to protesters arrested on the Big Island during the first week of Mauna Kea demonstrations in July, state authorities said.

Chip Fletcher
Chip Fletcher

A hardy band of UH faculty and state and county officials is just back from a learning trip to U.S. East Coast cities that are wrestling with climate change. This week’s Future Focus conference brought academic, business, and government leaders together to collaborate on climate adaptation.

Ashley Mizuo

The Honolulu Police Department arrested 55 protestors who were attempting to block trucks from delivering equipment to the planned wind turbine project in Kahuku on Thursday night into Friday morning.

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Deep-sea explorers scouring the world's oceans for sunken World War II ships are focusing in on debris fields deep in the Pacific, in an area where one of the most decisive battles of the time took place.

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HPR-Produced Talk Shows

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We're almost there! 99% of the world has eradicated Polio. But there are still three places on Earth where outbreaks happen, and that affects the entire global community. On this edition of The Body Show, a discussion with members of the Rotary Club about our need to band together to end Polio. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.

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Marine Technology Society; Business of Recycling; HART Staffer Legal Woes; ANA Music Festival

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Immigration & Kona Coffee Workers; UH Computer Glitch; Push-back on Wind and Solar; Hawaii Woodworking

Hawaiian Word of the Day

Hawaiian Word of the Day: October 21st

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Ame, to little words used together, means and. You will often hear ame when speakers link nouns such as mele kalikimaka ame haʻoli makahiki hou.

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, streaming live on hawaiipublicradio.org and on the HPR mobile app.  

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

Listen on the radio or join listeners around the world who stream HPR2 in one of two ways:

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

 

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