Nikki Motson

News stories by HPR's Nikki Motson

The Occupy Wall Street Movement Across the Hawaiian Islands

ShareThisThe Occupy movement, as the name suggests, is mostly known for the large camps occupying public spaces in cities around the world. But the movement has grown differently here in Hawai`i. HPR reports on what Occupy Wall Street has looked like in the state and what’s planned for 2012.
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Tech Industry Seeks To Bring Kama`aina Home

ShareThisInnovators and leaders in Hawai`i’s technology sector have been working for more than a decade to bring kama’aina home. The focus is on keeping some of Hawai`i’s best and brightest closer to home. HPR reports from the annual Holiday Science and Tech Fair.
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Filipino Community Center Sets Up Disaster Relief Fund

ShareThisHawai`i’s Filipino Community Center is the largest of its kind outside of the Philippines. Filcom is organizing statewide donations through three banks in Hawai`i to help provide disaster relief to typhoon survivors.
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Educated, Working and Homeless: One Struggle to Stay Off the Streets

ShareThisBouncing back from homelessness is a challenge confronted by more than 10-thousand adults in Hawai`i over the past year. Hawai`i’s high cost of housing and the dominance of service industry jobs makes it particularly challenging for many people to rent or own a home they can call their own. HPR takes a look at one struggle to stay off the streets.
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Last Minute Shoppers Hit the Stores

ShareThisMore last minute shoppers are out this year compared to last. That’s according to a poll released this week looking at reasons people wait to the last minute to finish their holiday shopping. HPR checked in with people at the Ala Moana Center to find out how people in Hawai`i are doing this year.
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