Casey Harlow

Producer of Digital Content

Casey Harlow was born and raised in Honolulu, HI. He came to Hawaiʻi Public Radio from the University of Oregon's college radio station, KWVA, in 2012. He started out as a board operator, and worked his way up to a full-time position working in practically every department at the station. Because of this, he is known as the station’s Jack-of-all-trades. He eventually moved to the news department in 2016, and is currently the department's Producer of Digital Content. In his off-time, he’s a Soul/R&B DJ and host of a Sunday morning show at the University of Hawaiʻi's college radio station KTUH.

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August was another month of growth for the state’s tourism industry, but only slightly.

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Last month, officials with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said it fined three individuals for harassing a pod of spinner dolphins off Makua Beach on Oahu. Although the city was widely reported, NOAA officials felt the main takeaway slipped through the cracks.

Blood Bank of Hawaii

The Blood Bank of Hawaiʻi is in urgent need of blood, and is asking residents for help.

Below you will find a list of emegency shelters open on each island. If you choose to relocate to a shelter, don't forget to bring a 3-day supply of medications and pet food. In some cases, the shelters do not provide food or water - so intend to bring your own. You should also take with you your own bedding and other emergency supplies. Shelters in bold are pet friendly, those with pets must have them in a pet carrier or cage for safety.


Hawaiʻi is the current stop on the national network’s U.S. bus tour.

Mark Wasser / National Park Service

A brushfire continues to burn inside Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park, and now threatens critical habitat for the endangered ʻiʻiwi birds.

Lisa Ferdinando / Department of Defense

The Hawaiʻi Foodbank is asking for the public's help to replenish its shelves.

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An unknown disease is killing wild horses in Waipiʻo Valley on Hawaiʻi Island.


Biologists are seeking the public’s help in tracking green sea turtles in the state.

U.S. Geological Survey

A total of 24 fissures have appeared since May 3rd in Leilani Estates. The eruption has destroyed more than 650 homes, and lava has covered more than 6,000 acres of land. 

NOAA's National Ocean Service / Flickr

Today is World Oceans Day. And for the first time, a study has analyzed the condition of Hawaiʻi's ocean environment. 

Kosta Stamoulis

It’s not too late to restore reef fisheries that have been overfished.

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State and federal officials are investigating and responding to the deaths of several ʻōhiʻa trees on Kauaʻi.

Jhana Young / Conservation International

Conservationists and researchers now have an estimation of how much fish is being caught from Hawaii’s near-shore reefs.

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As residents continue to deal with the latest developments involving Kīlauea, we’d like to hear about your experience. If you’d like to share your story, please call our talk back line toll free from the Big Island at 808-792-8217, weekdays during business hours.

Please try to keep your call relatively brief, and we’ll share some of your stories on our air and on our website. And please stay safe.

Department of Education

A new payment system for public school lunches is being unveiled next week.

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A Kauaʻi organization is asking for public support to help save endangered native bird species on the island.

Elisha Wood-Charlson / UHM/ SOEST

A small fleet of state-of-the-art research submersibles are scheduled to launch from Oʻahu tomorrow.

U.S. Air Force

March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month and the state Department of Health is holding events throughout the month to raise awareness.


Seven popular species of bottom fish are thriving in waters around the main Hawaiian Islands.

Hawaii Tourism Authority

An audit of the Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority is calling for better oversight of the agency.

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The Hawaiʻi County Council is considering a ballot initiative to make government salary adjustments more transparent.

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A settlement has been reached between the Environmental Protection Agency and Syngenta Seeds. / pex

Video games with pay-to-win prize options may soon have some restrictions in the state.

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Community meetings on Hawaiʻi County's General Excise Tax bill are set for this week.

Jessica Ferracane / NPS Photo

Residents have an opportunity to comment on a proposed fee increase to access Hawaiʻi’s national parks.

Casey Harlow
Casey Harlow

This past week, we asked listeners to share their stories of last Saturday's events. Here is a selection of those stories.

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Wikimedia Commons

The University of Hawaiʻi has released the results of a student survey on sexual harassment and gender-based violence.

Keck's New Instrument

Jan 8, 2018
W.M. Keck Observatory
W.M. Keck Observatory

A new instrument atop Mauna Kea will allow astronomers to more quickly observe the farthest reaches of the universe.

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Wikimedia Commons

The first of two informational meetings about cesspools is taking place tomorrow on Maui.