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Hawaii County Vacation Rental Forms Coming In Faster Than Processed

KAILUA-KONA — Vacation rental registrations have been coming in to Hawaii County faster than workers can process them as the county implements a new law.

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Boeing CEO Admits Mistake In 737 MAX Communication

Boeing Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg says the company should have been more transparent with regulators and the public when Boeing discovered a safety light was not operating as designed. Muilenburg made the comments to reporters ahead of the Paris Air Show, Boeing spokesman Gordon Johndroe told NPR. "We clearly fell short in the implementation of the AOA disagree alert and we clearly should have communicated better with our regulators and the airlines," Johndroe said in an...

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KAILUA-KONA — Vacation rental registrations have been coming in to Hawaii County faster than workers can process them as the county implements a new law.

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — An Alabama man says he has completed his quest to mow lawns for veterans in all 50 states.

Rodney Smith Jr. tweeted Friday that he was headed home from Hawaii after cutting grass in Oahu. He got to his last state with help from Delta Air Lines.

He says he will now continue providing free lawn care to the elderly, disabled, single mothers and veterans in Alabama.


Family and friends say a 31-year-old man sustained brain and spine injuries after a tow truck plowed into his compact car earlier this week.

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This week on Helping Hand it’s IHS, the Institute For Human Services, as we continue our series of guests digging into the massive homeless crisis in the Aloha State, the worst per capita in the United States, according to year after year measurements.

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WASHINGTON — "Deepfake" videos pose a clear and growing threat to America's national security, lawmakers and experts say. The question is what to do about it, and that's not easily answered.


HPR-Produced Talk Shows

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Atrial Fibrillation is a heart rhythm condition that does not occur in isolation. Sleep apnea, high blood pressure, weight, diabetes, and alcohol could all be a risk factor for this progressive problem. On this edition of The Body Show, a talk with an expert about the integrative approach to keeping your heart healthy. 6:30 PM on HPR-1

Today on The Conversation, we rebroadcast an ealier show where we talk about how best to protect your family treasures. What's the best way to preserve your antiques, heirlooms and treasures through the years?

Joining us today are:

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In a rebroadcast of an earlier show, we highlight some of the best practices when it comes to protecting, preserving or restoring our family treasures.

To digitize, or not to digitize? Got paper, pictures or - egads! - video tape?


You might not  know where to turn, so we bring together people with the expertise to help guide you in the right direction.


HPR-Produced Music Shows

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.

The Real Deal with Seth Markow

Jun 15, 2019

Fridays and Saturdays at 8 PM on HPR-1. Join host Seth Markow, Friday and Saturday from 8 to 10 p.m. as he presents the entire historical and stylistic spectrum of jazz in a lucid, entertaining and informative manner. The birthdays of great jazz artists are often celebrated with musical biographies. New jazz releases are frequently played, as are classic live recordings. Listeners' requests are welcome

The Early Muse with Ian Capps

Jun 15, 2019

Saturdays at 6PM on HPR-2

Hawaiian Word of the Day

Hawaiian Word of the Day: June 14th

Jun 14, 2019

Hiamoe means sleep. Don’t confuse it with the Hawaiʻi creole English word, moe moe, which is used to mean "sleep" in that pidgin language. Moe moe in Hawaiian means "to lie in ambush or to lurk."

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