Station Updates

Thursday, May 14 2015
Hawaiʻi Public Radio hosts up-and-coming neo-soul singer/songwriter Maryanne Ito in her Atherton Studio debut on Saturday, June 6th. Likened to Erykah Badu and Jill Scott, Ito combines a soulful jazz style with R&B and hip hop.
Tuesday, May 12 2015
Residents on the west side of Hawaiʻi island can now receive a clearer and more reliable signal when tuning in to Hawaiʻi Public Radio’s news magazine and classical music station. The new HPR-1 signal began broadcasting on May 10 on K239BV Waimea, 95.7 FM, from an antenna on Kaloko Mountain, 5000 feet above Kailua-Kona. 
Friday, May 8 2015
(ʻOʻōkala and Honolulu, Hawaiʻi) The Hawai‘i Forest Institute (HFI), in partnership with the Hawaiʻi Forest Industry Association, recently launched its MAHALO ʻĀINA: Give Back to the Forest Initiative to gain support for the protection and perpetuation of Hawaiʻi's forest resources. 
Saturday, April 25 2015
Ten and a half days after the start of its spring fund drive, Challenge 2015, Hawaiʻi Public Radio reached the campaign’s goal of $998,000. After the last pledge call was received on Saturday, April 25, at 12:02 p.m., the final tally exceeded the goal by $766.
Monday, April 20 2015
In the middle of its semi-annual fund drive, Hawaiʻi Public Radio has received an unexpected gift from Hollywood icon Clint Eastwood. The contribution is in the form of Eastwood’s 1971 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 6.3, which he purchased in California in the 1970s and later shipped to Maui for his frequent stays on the island.  
Monday, April 13 2015
“Challenge 2015,” Hawaiʻi Public Radio’s spring on-air fund drive, kicks off on April 15th at  6:18 a.m. with the traditional opening greeting from station President and General Manager Michael Titterton. The campaign goal of $998,000 is notably lower than the last drive in October 2014, an unprecedented reversal of  upward-trending target amounts.
Monday, December 29 2014
Hawai‘i Public Radio’s sound fiscal management practices and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the third consecutive time that HPR has earned this top distinction.
Thursday, December 18 2014
Less than $15.5k remains in station’s fundraising for East Hawai‘i transmitter campaign