Nikki Motson

News stories by HPR's Nikki Motson

Climate Change: Looking to Team Ancient Wisdom & Modern Science

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Around the world decision makers are beginning to integrate climate change research into their planning. Groups focused on climate change say the knowledge of ancient cultures and indigenous people needs to be included, to provide the greatest opportunities for adaptation.

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State Looks to Expand Preschool Opportunities

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The new school year starts on Monday. We’re likely to hear more about student test scores, teacher evaluations and legislative battles for funding schools. A new office at the state capitol is focused on Hawai`i’s youngest students and getting more keiki into preschool

Link to statewide preschool and childcare resources PATCHhawaii.

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Military Families Welcome Japanese Orphans

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July 25, 2012

Children from an orphanage in Japan arrived this week to spend time with military families in Hawai`i. The visits are part of an exchange that’s been taking place for more than 5 decades and has roots in the end of World War II.

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Healthcare Professionals Practice Tsunami Relief with Navy

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July 23, 2012

Health care professionals from all over the state spent several days dealing with a hypothetical large scale tsunami disaster on O’ahu . Together they collaborated with military forces and international disaster relief organizations. The exercise provided a unique form of practice for Hawai`i’s hospitals.

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Woman Wins Age Discrimination Lawsuit in Hawai`i

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A Hawai`i home care company for seniors has been ordered to pay a former employee nearly $200,000  for reportedly discriminating against her age.

Debra Moreno

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