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Oahu Art Collective Still Awaiting City Approval To Reopen

As Oahu businesses continue to reopen, a local art mart is wondering when they will be allowed to return to a stretch of fence at the Honolulu Zoo.

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National and World Headlines

U.S. Health Officials Continue Pause Of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

An expert advisory committee to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention decided Wednesday it needed more time to consider whether to recommend to resume administering the COVID-19 vaccine made by Johnson & Johnson. The committee's emergency meeting took place less than 36 hours after the CDC and the Food and Drug Administration called for a voluntary pause after receiving reports of serious side effects seen in six women who had received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. The advisory...

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Hawaii State Parks

Hawai‘i residents are currently invited to take a survey about the current condition of state parks, future recreation and facilities developments, as well as the protection of cultural sites. It's an opportunity to impact how our recreational spaces will develop in the next five years.

AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, Pool

Japanese travelers have not yet returned to Hawaii in great numbers, largely because they face a mandatory quarantine on their return home. But one prominent Japanese visitor is heading to the East Coast later this week.

Updated April 14, 2021 at 3:27 PM ET

U.S. Capitol Police Inspector General Michael Bolton will tell a congressional committee in prepared testimony Thursday that the agency must shift away from its current approach to deal with rising threats to the Capitol.

Updated April 14, 2021 at 9:10 PM ET

A bill that would establish a commission to develop proposals to help repair the lasting effects of slavery is moving closer to a vote in the House — nearly three decades after it was first introduced.

Fresh debate over the issue of reparations for the descendants of enslaved people comes amid a national reckoning over race and justice.

Catherine Cruz / HPR

Bikeshare Hawaii will be downsizing its Biki service starting Thursday due to economic impacts caused by the coronavirus pandemic.


HPR-Produced Talk Shows


The Hawaii Housing Authority opens the waitlist; The Long View: Fact-checking and fake news; Reality Check with Civil Beat: Federal funding and the Honolulu rail; Manu Minute rebroadcast

Alex Kwok Wai Young via Hub Coworking
Alex Kwok Wai Young via Hub Coworking

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, During this special fund drive edition, we have representatives from Hub Coworking join us to talk about the Social Impact Incubator Program and the growing demand for co-working during this pandemic.

Noe Tanigawa / Hawai'i Public Radio

Rebound of Waikiki resort area; Community survey underway about development of state parks; Reality Check with Civil Beat: Bribery scandal in Honolulu; Hana Hou: Highlighting CEO of American Red Cross Hawaii

HPR Features

Hawaiian Word of the Day: April 14th

17 hours ago

A kupua is a demi-god, or cultural hero, especially a supernatural being possessing several forms, one possessing magical powers. Kupua can often change their form and may assume non god-like, very everyday things.

artist photo courtesy of Martin Webb

Subscribe to the latest Off the Road episodes on AppleGoogle and Spotify podcasts, and find the complete

HPR-Produced Music Shows

Evening Concert

3 hours ago

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.


Now is the time to join us as a member of HPR, to show your support for the work and to keep Classical Music, News and cultural programming on the air. Go to or the HPR mobile app and click the Donate button. Mahalo.

Classical Pacific presents classical music from pre-Renaissance to the current day, locally curated by Keali‘iloma (Louise Keali‘iloma King Lanzilotti). The program is live weekdays from 3-6pm Hawaiian Standard time, streaming live on and on the HPR mobile app.  

Morning Cafe/Morning Concert with Gene Schiller

10 hours ago

Playlists below 

Weekdays 8:00 AM - Noon on HPR-2

Studio Line: (808) 792-8245

About the show:
HPR Music Director Gene Schiller's signature program begins each weekday morning with Morning Cafe, a refreshing blend of music, usually built around a special theme. 

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