Thursday, September 17 2015
On September 21, The Kohala Center, a Hawaiʻi island-based nonprofit, and Hawaiʻi Public Radio launch a 13-week original radio series entitled “Aloha ʻĀina.” The series, comprised of 65 approximately two-minute segments, explores the roots and historical endurance of the values of aloha ʻāina, commonly translated as “love of the land.” Commentary is provided by noted Hawaiian scholars and leade
Thursday, September 10 2015
On Monday, September 14, Hawaiʻi Public Radio launches a weeklong series bringing national perspective to our state's homelessness problem. On the talk program The Conversation (airing on HPR-2, weekdays from 8 to 9 a.m.), guests who have addressed the issue in their own cities, as well as across the country, will offer context and comment on Hawaiʻi's current status.
Wednesday, June 24 2015
Hawaii Public Radio’s newsroom was recognized today by RTDNA (Radio Television Digital News Association) with two 2015 National Edward R. Murrow Awards.
Friday, June 12 2015
Neal Conan, longtime public radio journalist and the final host of NPR's daily call-in show "Talk of the Nation," has become a regular contributor to Hawaiʻi Public Radio’s news department. His reports, called "Pacific News Minute," started on June 8th. They will focus on his area of expertise, stories of political or military developments in and around the Pacific Rim.
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.