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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

Blues From the Basement

8 hours ago

Saturdays at 10 PM on HPR-1. Blues from the Basement is a traditional blues show. whether it's Mississippi, Chicago, delta, or Piedmont blues, we cover it and try to remain true for the purists. And for those folks who may either have misconceptions about the blues or have never really delved into the blues... We do our best at trying to give our listeners a musical education on the great American art form simply known as the blues.

The Real Deal with Seth Markow

10 hours ago

Fridays and Saturdays at 8 PM on HPR-1. Join host Seth Markow, Friday and Saturday from 8 to 10 p.m. as he presents the entire historical and stylistic spectrum of jazz in a lucid, entertaining and informative manner. The birthdays of great jazz artists are often celebrated with musical biographies. New jazz releases are frequently played, as are classic live recordings. Listeners' requests are welcome

The Early Muse with Ian Capps

13 hours ago

Saturdays at 6PM on HPR-2

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