Programs A-Z

  • A game of words and whimsy, bluff and bluster…a simple game with words played by two teams in front of live, enthusiastic audiences from coast to coast.  For two decades, we’ve offered our listeners the best quips, quotes and questions that...

  • Science Friday is a weekly science talk show, broadcast live over public radio stations nationwide from 2-4 p.m. Eastern time. Each week, we focus on science topics that are in the news and try to bring an educated, balanced discussion...

  • The life and times of one of the 20th century's greatest entertainers - Frank Sinatra. Hosted by HPR's Guy Steele, the program features recordings, radio and television appearances, and live performances. Also included are excerpts from...

  • Join Dave Lawrence and Christopher Phillips each Monday as they share the weeks celestial events to look out for during the week.

  • Sunday Baroque is a celebration of beloved and appealing music from the baroque era (1600-1750) and the years leading up to it. Some of the greatest hits of the baroque include Antonio Vivaldi’s Four Seasons Concertos, George Frideric Handel’s...

  • Enjoy three hours of your favorite music, as requested by the listeners of Hawaiʻi Public Radio.

    To make your choice from our “musical brunch buffet," call in on Sunday-of or email your requests (use subject line: Sunday Brunch).

  • SymphonyCast features full-length concerts recently performed by the best orchestras from around the world. This two-hour weekly program showcases material drawn from Europe's premier symphony orchestras and festivals (including...

  • TED Radio Hour investigates the biggest questions of our time with the help of the world’s greatest thinkers. Can we preserve our humanity in the digital age? Where does creativity come from? And what's the secret to living longer? In each...

  • “The Benevolent Mind” is a 100-episode radio series created in partnership with the Hawaiʻi Community Foundation (HCF), celebrating a century of giving in 2016.

  • There are tens of thousands of podcasts out there. So how do you know what to listen to? On The Big Listen — The broadcast about podcasts from WAMU and NPR — host Lauren Ober introduces you to podcasts you might not have ever heard of, and...

  • Making informed health choices can be tough. On The Body Show, Dr. Kathleen Kozak makes them a little easier to understand with the latest medical information and knowledgeable guests. 

  • Whether you live in our state or far from our shores, you’ll know what’s happening in Hawaii with a daily hour of locally-focused discussions of public affairs, ideas, culture and the arts. Guests from around the block and around the world...

  • A weekly series featuring true stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props, or accompaniment.    The Moth Radio Hour is a Peabody Award-weekly series featuring true stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props,...

  • The New Yorker Radio Hour is a weekly program presented by the magazine’s editor, David Remnick. Produced by The New Yorker and WNYC Studios.

  • Join host Seth Markow, Saturday and Sunday 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...

  • Since its beginning in 1911, the San Francisco Symphony has been known for innovative programs that offer a spectrum of traditional repertory and new music.  Today, the Orchestra's artistic vitality, recordings, and groundbreaking multimedia...

  • Produced by All Classical Public Media in Portland, Oregon, The Score with Edmund Stone is a weekly celebration of music in film. With timely box office tie-ins, carefully crafted talk-sets, memorable musical elements and enticing weekly themes...

  • A culinary, culture and lifestyle program, it has hosted our nation's conversations about cooking, sustainability and food culture and has introduced us to generations of food dignitaries.

  • The Takeaway is the national morning news program that delivers the news and analysis you need to catch up, start your day, and prepare for what's ahead. Host John Hockenberry, along with the The New York Times and WGBH Boston, invites...

  • This American Life is a weekly public radio show produced by Chicago Public Media and broadcast on more than 500 stations to about 2.2 million listeners each week. It is also often the most popular podcast in the country, with around...

  • Town Square was hosted and produced by Beth-Ann Kozlovich. It was one of the oldest of Hawaiʻi Public Radio's public affairs programs. Since its inception in 1999, Town Square provided an interactive forum for political,...

  • A fun, hour-long, practical talk show with lively conversation between travelers and the experts as we learn to explore our world smartly, smoothly, and thoughtfully.

  • For a wacky and whip-smart approach to the week's news and newsmakers, listen no further than Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, the oddly informative news quiz from NPR. During each fast-paced, irreverent show, host Peter Sagal leads what...

  • NPR's flagship evening newsmagazine delivers in-depth reporting and transforms the way listeners understand current events and view the world. A one-hour edition of the program runs on Saturday and Sunday, hosted by Michel Martin. The show...

  • Whether revealing events in small-town America or overseas, or profiling notable personalities, Weekend Edition from NPR News appreciates the extraordinary details that make up every story. This two-hour weekend morning newsmagazine...

  • Whether revealing events in small-town America or overseas, or profiling notable personalities, Weekend Edition from NPR News appreciates the extraordinary details that make up every story. This weekend morning newsmagazine covers hard news, a...

  • With Heart and Voice offers a wide spectrum of western sacred music. Exploring the ever-growing treasury of works for life's spiritual side, its seasons and celebrations, With Heart and Voice presents choral and organ music of many faiths, of...

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