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Art Galleries = Shopping Fun

Now that everyone can order anything they want online, getting that special gift for those few meaningful people can actually be more fun. HPR’s Noe Tanigawa reports there are surprising options you’ll enjoy perusing in O‘ahu’s art galleries, including in Kailua and Hale‘iwa.

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An Epidemic Is Killing Thousands Of Coal Miners. Regulators Could Have Stopped It

Greg Kelly's grandson, Caden, scampers to the tree-shaded creek behind his grandfather's house to catch crawdads, as Kelly shuffles along, trying to keep up. Kelly's small day pack holds an oxygen tank with a clear tube clipped to his nose. He has chairs spaced out on the short route so he can stop every few minutes, sit down and catch his breath, until he has enough wind and strength to start out again for the creek. "I just pray that the Lord give me as much time as I can with him," Kelly...

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Noe Tanigawa
Noe Tanigawa

Now that everyone can order anything they want online, getting that special gift for those few meaningful people can actually be more fun.  HPR’s Noe Tanigawa reports there are surprising options you’ll enjoy perusing in O‘ahu’s art galleries, including in Kailua and Hale‘iwa.

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The Governor submitted his executive budget request to the state legislature today as required by law.

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A government shutdown is looming Friday-- unless Congress and President Trump strike a deal on the so-called wall at the Mexican border.

The immigrant issue continues to grab headlines--Senator Brian Shatz calls on the Defense Dept to stop any misuse of Taxpayers funds to build detention centers...

And new details are being released surrounding the death of a 7-year-old Guatemalan child while in US Custody.

Reports indicate the little girl-- Jakelin Maquin died of sepsis dispute efforts to save her.

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A homeless community on Oahu’s leeward coast is one step closer to finding homes. The group received a $150,000 donation to help fund a plan to transition the residents of Pu'uhonua o Waianae to permanent housing. The money came from some of the biggest real estate trusts in Hawaii.

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For Stargazer this week, HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with astronomer Christopher Phillips about an asteroid rendezvous mission making news.

  

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Puuhonua Waianae; Stories From the Border; Impeachment Petition Update; Kaua`i Recovery Update;

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The holidays are a time of celebration and festivities that everyone can enjoy. But for those who have suffered a loss, it can be a time of grieving as well. Next time on The Body Show, Dr. Kozak will talk with a doctor who experienced this first hand, and what she says we can all do to help. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.

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We have certainly heard a lot about climate change and like it or not, we are having to adapt to extreme weather patterns.  Today's show looks at carbon and ways to offset the pollution generated.  How do polluters pay for creating damaging carbon emissions?  We try to understand the situation and explore possible solutions this hour.    

HPR-Produced Music Shows

  Beethoven's birthday was the 16th of December, so I'm celebrating his music and life for the entire program today. I've chosen early, middle and late works, and invite you to join me.

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

1. Go to hawaiipublicradio.org. Click on Programs, then HPR-2 Schedule, then find today's Classical Pacific link at 3pm. Information on each album will be displayed as the music plays, often with the cover of the album showing, too.

Playlists below 

Weekdays 8:30 AM - Noon on HPR-1

Studio Line: (808) 792-8245

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 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: December 18th

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Our Hawaiian Word of the Day is the passive form of hānau, meaning to give birth. We often hear it used incorrectly, and should say hānau ʻia if we are talking about the person born, rather than the one giving birth.

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