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‘Ōleloflix Brings Hawaiian Subtitles to Netflix

The Netflix original "Finding ‘Ohana" debuted a little more than a month ago, and is now available in ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i - with Hawaiian subtitles that is. Any Netflix movie or television show can now be captioned in the Hawaiian language, thanks to a new platform called ‘Ōleloflix.

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National and World Headlines

House Cancels Thursday Session After Police Warn Of Possible Attack On Congress

Updated at 5:47 p.m. ET The House of Representatives has canceled its Thursday session after the U.S. Capitol Police said it is aware of a threat by an identified militia group to breach the Capitol complex that day. The Senate plans to remain in session on Thursday to debate amendments to the COVID-19 relief bill. March 4 is a significant date for far-right conspiracy theorists who believe that former President Donald Trump will return to power on that day. Presidents were inaugurated on...

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Manu Minute: 'Elepaio, the Flycatcher

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Ann Tanimoto-Johnson

Hawai'i 'elepaio are native species of Flycatcher - as their name suggests, they spend most of their time catching flies and other tasty insects "on the wing," or midflight.

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In states from Texas to Michigan, government officials are loosening some restrictions linked to the pandemic. That’s also the case in a Southeast Asian nation where the increasing use of vaccines around the world is having an unusual impact.

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The Netflix original "Finding ‘Ohana" debuted a little more than a month ago, and is now available in ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i - with Hawaiian subtitles that is. Any Netflix movie or television show can now be captioned in the Hawaiian language, thanks to a new platform called ‘Ōleloflix.

Concern about new coronavirus variants has grown quickly in recent months.

First, scientists in the United Kingdom spotted a more contagious coronavirus strain that spread like wildfire through the London area. Then, researchers in South Africa spotted one that appears to evade the immune system. Next, another variant was flagged in Brazil because it looked like it could infect people who had already been infected once before.

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HONOLULU - Hawaii Gov. David Ige on Tuesday signed legislation temporarily reducing the unemployment insurance tax rate employers must pay for their workers.

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HPR-Produced Talk Shows

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Update on the Marshallese community in Arkansas; The Long View with Neal Milner: Is it time for optimism?; Reality Check with Civil Beat: Info on Hawaii prisoner deaths hard to come by; ‘Ōleloflix brings Hawaiian language subtitles to streaming content; The Royal Room honors Native Hawaiian music and culture

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Daniel Ramirez via CC

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll talk to a couple of our legislative leaders to learn how they use technology. Weʻll learn how they re-thought the legislative process and took public testimony online to make it easy to testify during this pandemic.

Center for Oral History

Today, we're bringing you another program with our partners at the Center for Oral History at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and the Hawaiian Council for the Humanities. As we start Women's History Month, this morning's topic is "Visionary Women in Politics and Education."

HPR Features

Hawaiian Word of the Day: March 3rd

15 hours ago

Meʻe is a hero, heroine, or an important person. For many of our youngsters, their meʻe is Superman, for others it might be you. Do you have a favorite meʻe? A meʻe punahele? (A favorite person?)

artist photo courtesy Jeff Katz

Today on Off the Road, HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence concludes two weeks with The Doors, and drummer John Densmore. Subscribe to Off the Road on Apple and Spotify podcasts.

HPR-Produced Music Shows

Evening Concert

1 hour 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.

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HPR Streaming Music Show Archive

5 hours ago

Hawaii Public Radio is now offering on-demand listening for a few of our HPR music shows.  

Stream past episodes of Bridging the Gap HERE

Classical Pacific presents classical music from pre-Renaissance to the current day, locally curated by Keali‘iloma (Louise Keali‘iloma King Lanzilotti). 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

 

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