Monday, November 30 2015
Francis Albert Sinatra was born in Hoboken, New Jersey.
Thursday, November 19 2015
The four-member Pacific Harp Project explores the traditional harp repertoire in a new context, allowing for collaboration and improvisation. The group releases its self-titled debut CD with a concert in HPR’s Atherton Studio on Friday, December 4, at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, November 5 2015
Hawaiʻi Public Radio’s
Michael Titterton announced today his plan to bring to a conclusion his role as
the station’s president and general manager on June 30, 2016.
Tuesday, November 3 2015
Hawaiʻi 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 fourth consecutive time that HPR has earned this top distinction.
Monday, October 26 2015
Hawaiʻi Public Radio successfully concluded its fall fund drive "Celebration 2015" on October 24 at 1:05 p.m. The award-winning nonprofit raised a total of $980,449, exceeding its goal by $2,449. Approximately $174,000 of that amount was raised before the drive went on the air on October 13, while the final $21,000 was raised through a steady stream of phone calls in the final hour.
Monday, October 12 2015
Hawaiʻi Public Radio launches its semiannual on-air fundraiser on October 13 at 6:18 a.m. The original campaign goal for “Celebration 2015” of $978,000 was 25% lower than the goal for the drive just one year ago, due to the increased participation in the station’s monthly subscription-based model known as Sustaining Membership.
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
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.