Station Updates

Thursday, August 13 2015
Hawaiʻi Public Radio’s acoustic jewel box, the Atherton Studio, provides the ideal sound environment to hear “An Evening of Japanese Koto and Shakuhachi Music” on Saturday, August 29. Darin Miyashiro, koto instructor at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, teams with Sandy Tsukiyama for classic and contemporary solo and duet compositions on the traditional Japanese 13-string zither.
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.