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DOH: Two More Confirmed Cases Of Lung Illnesses Associated With Vaping

The state Department of Health has confirmed another two people have fallen ill due to vaping-related causes. A total of four people in the state have become sick after vaping, and the department is investigating more cases.

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What We Learned From The 1st Week Of Impeachment Hearings

The first week of Trump impeachment inquiry hearings is in the books. If you were paying attention to the thousands of pages of closed-door testimonies, you would recognize some of the details that emerged. But there were some new and important wrinkles from the public hearings with acting U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine William Taylor; George Kent, a top State Department official with oversight of Ukraine affairs; and Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, who described a plot...

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This week on Helping Hand, join HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence for a conversation about some of the most vulnerable Hawaii Island residents – the animals – with return guests Hawaii Island Humane Society. Administrative Liaison Patrick Thompson speaks about their mission to prevent cruelty to animals, eliminate pet overpopulation, and enhance the bond between humans and animals.

Tower of Power is back in the Aloha State, with dates through Sunday at the Blue Note, and back on All Things Considered with HPR's Dave Lawrence. The band have a long history here, and the late concert promoter and radio personality Tom Moffatt often called them "one of Hawaii's favorite bands".

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Police have made more arrests during protests against a wind farm on Oahu’s North Shore.

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Restaurant Week starts today, so if you’re on O‘ahu, you can dine out for a cause until November 24th.  Over 75 diverse restaurants around Honolulu have prepared special menus or are running deals, and donating proceeds to the Culinary Institute of the Pacific. Travel and food videos have raised expectations for the next generation of chefs.

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Hawaii restaurant owners confront challenges from meeting customers’ expectations for new items to finding good help. And that’s true whether they have a single location — or many more.


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National Park Service

Coral Satellite Imaging; Voices of Science Podcast: Coral Bleaching in the Pacific; Misconduct in Kealoha Plea; The Legend of Ko'olau Play; Ethnic Diversity in Local Dining

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On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a broadcast from Hilo to talk to the Internet Society, and participants at the 2019 Indigenous Connectivity Summit. The Summit aims to connect native rural communities to broadband internet and to enable the benefits of accessing online resources for everyone.

Hawaiian Word of the Day

Hawaiian Word of the Day: November 15th

Nov 15, 2019

Our Hawaiian word for today is a place name, Hāmākua. It is a poetic term for kuhi loa, or long corner. It is all too often mispronounced.

HPR-Produced Music Shows

The Early Muse with Ian Capps

2 hours ago

Saturdays at 6PM on HPR-2

Singing and Other Sins

4 hours ago

Saturdays at 5pm on HPR-2

Why “Singing and other Sins”? There are several reasons for the name change. When I began Great Songs in 1988, song meant something that was sung. Now, it can mean almost anything: an opera track, speaking or a movement from a symphony. Something that can be downloaded. So that’s why the word “song” wasn’t relevant any longer (when I began programming again in 2011) for a program featuring art song, which is indeed singing.

HPR Streaming Music Show Archive

15 hours ago

Hawaii Public Radio is now offering on-demand listening for a few of our HPR-1 shows.  

Stream past episodes of Bridging the Gap with dj mr.nick HERE

Stream past episodes of Kanikapila Sunday HERE


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