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Honolulu Police Commission Hands High Marks To Chief In 2018 Evaluation

Honolulu Police Chief Susan Ballard's job performance exceeded or met expectations last year, according to her first yearly evaluation by the police commission released today.

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New Zealand Listens To Muslim Prayers A Week After Mosque Shootings

Updated at 10:20 p.m. ET Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and other New Zealanders packed a public park in Christchurch on Friday to listened to the Muslim call to prayer one week after a gunman attacked two mosques, killing 50 people. The call to prayer was broadcast nationwide and was followed by two minutes of silence. Ardern led mourners at Hagley Park adjacent to the Al Noor Mosque where most of the victims were slain. The mosque itself remains closed for renovations but is scheduled to...

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The NFL is coming back to Hawaiʻi. The Los Angeles Rams, in partnership with the Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority, announced the team will be playing the Dallas Cowboys at Aloha Stadium this August.

Legendary Indian percussionist Zakir Hussain is back in the Aloha State. He spoke with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence about the visit.

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Honolulu Police Chief Susan Ballard's job performance exceeded or met expectations last year, according to her first yearly evaluation by the police commission released today.

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Two House committees heard impassioned testimony yesterday from residents and local businesses on bills that would ban various plastic and polystyrene containers.

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Honolulu's police commission has approved hiring a lawyer to represent a retired chief in a federal case that accuses him of using police resources to frame a relative.

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HPR-Produced Talk Shows

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On this edition of Bytemarks Café, Burt will find out how a programmable car called Altino is used to introduce students to coding. With computer science becoming a standard in schools across Hawaiʻi, we'll learn how Altino makes the learning experience fun and engaging.

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Southwest Impacts on Hawaii County; Regulating Vaping; Downtown Art Center; Orchid Industry In Decline

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Managing Molokini; Medical Residencies; Regulating TVUs; Hawaiian Civic Clubs

HPR-Produced Music Shows

Our DJ-in-training Harrison Patiño selects colorful songs to commerate the Hindu festival of light and love: Holi.

Evening Jazz with Charles Husson

6 hours ago

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays at 8 PM on HPR-1. The latest in instrumental and vocal releases is the focus of Evening Jazz. You'll also hear about live jazz acts performing around the islands.

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Evening Concert

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Weekdays at 6pm on HPR-2

Evening Concert gives listeners a chance to unwind through the pau hana hours. You'll enjoy classic performances, along with weather updates and musical birthdays and anniversaries.

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Hawaiian Word of the Day

Hawaiian Word of the Day: March 21st

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Our Hawaiian word for today is kāpae, meaning to throw out, discard. Before you kāpae your old clothing, think about others who might be able to use them. Perhaps you could give them to someone, or to the Salvation Army or Goodwill industries.

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