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DHS Chief Visits U.S.-Mexico Border, Defends Administration's Asylum Rules

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said the Trump administration will appeal a federal judge's ruling temporarily blocking the government from unilaterally imposing new asylum rules. Speaking at a news conference at the U.S.-Mexico border, Nielsen said of the decision Monday by U.S. District Judge Jon S. Tigar, "this is a dangerous ruling." Earlier this month, President Trump issued a proclamation requiring asylum-seekers to present themselves at ports of entry. The...

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Wayne Yoshioka

O’ahu isn’t the only island where transit oriented development is being considered for the future.

Wayne Yoshioka

The City and County of Honolulu unveiled what it calls the biggest homeless hygiene center in the nation today.

Catherine Cruz

If it’s anything the Christmas holiday season teaches us, its patience! Particularly if you are an Xmas tree grower here in Hawaii.

Catherine Cruz

 There are roads across the state that are in limbo because no one can agree who owns them. A  drawn-out legal battle over disputed roads in Kakaako has taken a turn and has some questioning why it's taken so long to resolve.

courtesy Shawn Laatsch

For Stargazer, astronomer Christopher Phillips tells HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence about a discovery of a pair of unusual planets.



HPR-Produced Talk Shows

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Hawaiian Hawk Delisting; Monk Seal Follow-up; NOAA Workshops; Skate Camps at Koōlina

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Tomorrow on Bytemarks Café, Burt will find out about the application of blockchain technology in the agriculture industry. He'll talk to the organizers of the IEEE Blockchain for Agriculture Forum, and learn how blockchain can help address issues with food traceability, safety and counterfeits.

Catherine Cruz

Kua O Ka Lā Charter School;  KSBE Cesspool; HCDA Roads; Bengal Cats; Christmas Trees


HPR-Produced Music Shows

Evening Jazz with Charles Husson

1 hour ago

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays at 8 PM on HPR-2. The latest in instrumental and vocal releases is the focus of Evening Jazz. You'll also hear about live jazz acts performing around the islands.

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Evening Concert

3 hours 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.


 Today - a concert of music by Bach, Mozart and Beethoven - one work by each composer in each hour of Classical Pacific. I'll be choosing from symphonies, keyboard works, chamber works, overtures, and concerti. It's easy to see why these three composers are still among the most loved in Classical Music.

To get more information on each CD that I play, you can follow the program in one of two ways:

Hawaiian Word of the Day

Hawaiian Word of the Day: November 20th

17 hours ago

Punahou is a very well known Hawaiian word, mostly because it is the name of one of our oldest schools, and it means “new spring.” In fact, Punahou School was named because of a spring at that location.

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