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Honolulu Police Officers On Trial For Excessive Force Claims

A trial is expected to resume for three Honolulu police officers accused of using excessive force on a man shot with a stun gun who later died.

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Abe Courts Trump With Sumo, Burgers, Golf, More

TOKYO — It was a day of sumo-sized diplomacy. Plenty of world leaders have tried to butter up President Donald Trump with flattery and favors. Japan's Shinzo Abe on Sunday raised the bar for all of them.

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KA'ANAPALI — A California man who died after being attacked by a shark Saturday while swimming off Maui was pulled ashore missing a leg, according to a witness.

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U.S. Census Bureau estimates show urban Honolulu's population declined for the fourth straight year last year.

Hawaii News Now reports newly released census estimates put the district's population at more than 347,000 people in 2018. That's down about 1.2% from more than 351,000 in 2015.

The agency defines Urban Honolulu as extending from Aliamanu to Kahala on Oahu.

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A trial is expected to resume for three Honolulu police officers accused of using excessive force on a man shot with a stun gun who later died.

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HARTFORD, Conn. — A glimpse of student athletes in peak physical condition vaping just moments after competing in a football game led Stamford High School Principal Raymond Manka to reconsider his approach to the epidemic.

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WASHINGTON  — Democratic leaders in Congress have argued that impeaching President Donald Trump is a political mistake as the 2020 election nears. Most of the candidates running to succeed him seem to agree, for now.


HPR-Produced Talk Shows

Pacific Rim Conservation

Legal Expsoure for Journalists Covering Crime; Yellow Bowls; NASA Comsat; Seabird Chick Update




Hawai’i Island’s Waipi’o Valley is a historic place of stunning beauty—rich in history…cultural significance…and agricultural lands.

The Bishop Museum has owned most of the valley for more than a hundred years—leasing land to local farmers…often going from generation to generation.

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We take time out to talk about how best to protect your family treasures. Earlier this month we focused on paper and photos and all things digital. This time we talk textiles, wood, metal and more.

HPR-Produced Music Shows

B-Sides and Beyond

6 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)

Brazilian Experience

10 hours ago

Sundays at 6pm to 8pm on HPR-1. Hosting “The Brazilian Experience” has become a bright and joyous spot in Sandy’s incredibly full schedule. It is a vehicle through which she is able to tap into her ethnomusicology background, while sharing her own Brazilian experience with the community and beyond. In the two-hour program, she enjoys hosting guests from the local Brazilian community and other musically oriented friends who bring their favorite selections to the program. It is also exciting to receive new releases and to report on current events coming out of Brazil.

Hawai'i Academy of Recording Arts

Kanikapila Sunday features three hours of Great Hawaiian Music, including contemporary, traditional and hapa haole songs. You'll also hear slack key guitar and ‘ukulele instrumentals. Plus, the Kanikapila Sunday Classic! Tune in TODAY with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai’i Time on HPR-1.

Today's show features songs from the Hawaiian music artists who won Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards last night, including Mark Yamanaka,  Nā Hoa, Herb Ohta, Jr., Nā Wai 'Ehā, Waipuna, plus the Kanikapila Sunday Classic and more!

Hawaiian Word of the Day

Hawaiian Word of the Day: May 27th

4 minutes ago

Leo means “voice, tone, tune, melody, sound, command,” and more. It is most often used today to mean voice and is heard often in describing singers, such as the leo nahenahe, or as the name of the private pre-school Punanaleo, “the voice nest.”

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