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Convicted Ex-Honolulu Police Chief Files For Divorce

A retired Honolulu police chief convicted of conspiracy in Hawaii's biggest corruption case wants a divorce from his wife and co-defendant, a former city prosecutor.

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House Democrats Walk Out Of White House Syria Meeting, Accusing Trump Of 'Meltdown'

Updated at 8:30 p.m. ET Congressional Democrats walked out of a bipartisan White House meeting with President Trump about his decision to pull U.S. troops out of Syria, a meeting in which Trump called House Speaker Nancy Pelosi "a third-rate politician" according to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. Speaking to reporters on the White House driveway Wednesday after the meeting, Pelosi said the president had a "meltdown" inside, looked shaken, "and was not relating to reality." Trump lobbed...

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Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard did not have significant air time in Tuesday's crowded debate of 12 Democratic presidential candidates but she was most emphatic when arguing in support of the U.S. pullout from Syria.

Hawaii Sketch Comedy Festival

Styles of comedy have changed over the years, and the best of it continues to touch on things we all have in common, living in Hawai‘i. Still, connections outside the islands are changing the style and content of local comedy and the Hawai‘i Sketch Comedy Festival this weekend will show case some of what’s out there now.

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The public will have two chances this week to hear about the U.S. Navy's proposed plans to upgrade underground tanks at the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility to satisfy an agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency and the Hawaii Department of Health.

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An anti-vaping summit is planned this week in Honolulu and state lawmakers scheduled a briefing Thursday on the rising youth use of e-cigarettes. Both events come as hundreds of users around the country have developed a mysterious lung illness and over two dozen deaths have been reported.

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This week on Stargazer, HPR's Dave Lawrence and Christopher Phillips talk about the recent discovery of more moons around Saturn.



HPR-Produced Talk Shows

Servco Toyota Hawaii

On this edition of Bytemarks Caféwhat is the feasibility of hyrdogen powered cars? A panel will discuss how hydrogen is generated, how pumping stations distribute, and what it would take to get more hydrogen cars on the road.

Catherine Cruz

45th annual Honolulu Intertribal Powwow focuses on missing and murdered indigneous women; New book captures signage of Hawaii's mid-century architecture; Report says billions of dollars needed to fix state's aging infrastructure; Having a laugh with the Hawaii Sketch Comedy Festival


Marine Debris Research; DHHL Acting Director: William Aila, Wake Island Money Pit, National Archives Month

Hawaiian Word of the Day

Hawaiian Word of the Day: October 17th

1 hour ago

Nānā means “to look at, observe, see, inspect, pay attention to.” Nānā i ke kumu – look to the source – it's good advice!

HPR-Produced Music Shows

Indie Rock, sometimes know as College Rock is the backbone of AAA radio, which is the foundation of this show. It's also something that I don't always pay that much attention to although is so much good music coming out all the time. So this session of Bridging the Gap will focus on some of my favorites, both old and new.

Evening Jazz with Charles Husson

9 hours ago

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays at 8 PM on HPR-1. The latest in instrumental and vocal releases is the focus of Evening Jazz. You'll also hear about live jazz acts performing around the islands.

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Evening Concert

11 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.


Fall Fund Drive Results

$761,652 raised, 812 new members joined during ten-day drive

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