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Reflections of #MeToo After One year

This month marked the anniversary of the #MeToo movement . UH Professor Tamar Kreps of the Shidler School of Business sat down with us to talk about what happens now. She specializes in Organizational Behavior, Ethics, and Social Psychology.

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Poll Finds Wide Partisan Gaps On America's Biggest Problems

Especially as the midterm elections approach, there's an unavoidable stream of news about politics in crisis: words like "polarization" and "tribalism" paint a portrait of voters retreating intransigently to their respective corners (or, more accurately, social media bubbles). A new poll gives a clearer picture of what that "tribalism" looks like: Americans differ not just on their ideology or political team, but on the issues they view as problems. Pew presented registered voters with 18...

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Homeowners and members of Oahu’s construction industry rallied outside Honolulu Hale Thursday morning to highlight a growing backlog of building permits. The Building Industry Association says months-long delays in the permitting process are harming local businesses, and homeowners. The demonstration was meant as a show of support for City Council Bill 64, which would streamline the permitting process using lessons learned from other cities.


  This month marked the anniversary of the #MeToo movement. UH Professor Tamar Kreps of the Shidler School of Business sat down with us to talk about what happens now.

She specializes in Organizational Behavior, Ethics, and Social Psychology.



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Urban survival. Be prepared. That’s the focus of an upcoming event that the Manoa Community is gearing up for this weekend. Helen Nakano talked with us about a Saturday preparedness fair that’s happening this weekend from 8 AM to 1 PM at the Manoa Valley District Park. It grew out of a flash flood event that took place Oct 30, 2004, that Nakano remembers well.

Chip Fletcher

  A United Nations scientific panel on Climate Change released a report earlier this month that warned of a worsening crisis by 2040. Here in Hawaii scientists have been raising the red flag about global warming and sea level rise and the need to deal with protecting our natural resources.

University of Hawaii geologist  Chip Fletcher sat down to talk about the climate change study, what it means for Hawaii and how he views the headlines.



HPR-Produced Talk Shows

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Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt will talk about how the Hawaiian language is finding more platforms to be shared around the world. He'll talk to the course curriculum developers about Duolingo, and how Hawaiian can now be learned there.

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#MeToo Anniversary;  UH Flood Anniversary; Art, Activism & Social Responsibility; Gypsy Ukulele



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Climate Change Forum advancer; Be Ready Manoa; Aloha Glass; Music in the Clubhouse


HPR-Produced Music Shows

Today, a celebration of the Sonata, from the Baroque period to the present. You'll works by some of the most important composers of Classical music throughout these periods. Enjoy.

Questions? Comments? Email me: llanzilotti@hawaiipublicradio.org


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Weekdays 8:30 AM - Noon on HPR-1

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About the show:
HPR Music Director Gene Schiller's signature program begins each weekday morning with Morning Cafe, a refreshing blend of music, usually built around a special theme. 

HPR-1 Streaming Music Show Archive

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Hawaii Public Radio is now offering on-demand listening for a few of our HPR-1 shows.  Currently we’re archiving our late night eclectic show “Bridging the Gap”, our Friday night salsa party “Latin Beat”, and our Atherton live showcase “Applause in a Small Room”.  In the future we hope to make more of these shows available.

Stream past episodes of Bridging the Gap with dj mr.nick HERE

Hawaiian Word of the Day

Hawaiian Word of the Day: October 18th

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Nāwiliwili is a popular though often mispronounced place name on Kauaʻi. It is the site of that island's major sea port. It means “the wiliwili trees.”

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