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Hawaiʻi Bills Push 1st State Ban On Plastics In Restaurants

Hawaiʻi would be the first state in the U.S. to ban most plastics at restaurants under legislation that aims to cut down on waste that pollutes the ocean.

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Woman Dubbed Serial Stowaway Pleads Guilty To Sneaking Aboard International Flight

A woman who's been dubbed a serial stowaway was sentenced today to 18 months of probation after pleading guilty to sneaking past Chicago airport security last year, boarding a plane and flying to London without a ticket. She has been nabbed in and near airports dozens of times, including in Hawaiʻi, and made it onto planes possibly a half-dozen times.

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Asia Minute: A Billionaire’s Brotherly Gesture

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Tomorrow on Bytemarks Café, Burt will find out how a programmable car called Altino is used to introduce students to coding. With computer science becoming a standard in schools across Hawaiʻi, we'll learn how Altino makes the learning experience fun and engaging.

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  A woman who's been dubbed a serial stowaway was sentenced today to 18 months of probation after pleading guilty to sneaking past Chicago airport security last year, boarding a plane and flying to London without a ticket. She has been nabbed in and near airports dozens of times, including in Hawaiʻi, and made it onto planes possibly a half-dozen times.

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Hawai'i taxpayers lost money following a private investment firm's failed plan to establish a dairy on Kauaʻi.

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Hawaiʻi would be the first state in the U.S. to ban most plastics at restaurants under legislation that aims to cut down on waste that pollutes the ocean.

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Hawai‘i’s artists, designers, and makers are being invited to pitch ideas for a new community art center in the City’s Chinatown Gateway Plaza.  Several key Honolulu arts organizations have secured a trial space for a pop up this Saturday.  If all goes well, HPR’s Noe Tanigawa reports, a vibrant art center could enliven Honolulu’s business district.

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Tomorrow on Bytemarks Café, Burt will find out how a programmable car called Altino is used to introduce students to coding. With computer science becoming a standard in schools across Hawaiʻi, we'll learn how Altino makes the learning experience fun and engaging.

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Is work making you sick? Carpal tunnel, neck pain, eye strain, and more. On this edition of The Body Show, Dr. Kozak talks with an expert about how to stay healthy at work. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.

HPR-Produced Music Shows

Morning Cafe/Morning Concert with Gene Schiller

10 hours ago

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

15 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

 

Tonight on Bridging the Gap I'm celebrating the music of surf rock guitarist Dick Dale who passed on Saturday at the age of 81. It's also a great excuse to play other surf inspired songs that feature the late Hal Blaine, drummer for the wrecking crew who passed away last week.

Hawaiian Word of the Day

Hawaiian Word of the Day: March 19th

13 hours ago

Our Hawaiian word for today is another common one, a word we can all use everyday. ʻŌmole is the Hawaiian word for jar, any kind of jar.

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