Local News


Climate For Change: Ebeye's Challenge, Hawaiʻi's Lessons

This week, while a delegation of four Pacific atoll nations lobbied President Trump in Washington, Hawai‘i's Chip Fletcher headed to one of those nations, the Marshall Islands, to keynote a conference on their greatest concern: climate change. Just back, Fletcher reports the options the Marshalls face could be considered in Hawai‘i.

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National and World Headlines

Trump Orders An Additional 1,500 Troops To The Middle East

Updated at 6:27 p.m. ET President Trump has ordered some 1,500 troops to the Gulf region to serve a "mostly protective" purpose for American forces and interests. Trump made the announcement to reporters on the White House lawn before boarding Marine One. In a Pentagon briefing on Friday, Vice Adm. Michael Gilday, the director of the Joint Staff, would not say where the additional troops would be sent, other than that they would not be heading to Iraq and Syria. Some of the forces have...

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As the first week of deliberation in a high-profile corruption trial concludes, the position of local journalists covering the case has been exposed as precarious. 

Ng Han Guan/AP

Your weekend plans may include watching some television — but where was your television set made? Chances are good the answer is someplace in Asia, but increasingly the details are changing. 

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High-rises are high-profile but they’re not the only construction projects underway in Hawaiʻi. In fact, government and institutional projects dominate the construction scene this year. 

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A Honolulu police sergeant has requested a jury trial after pleading not guilty to charges he abused and harassed his estranged wife, a report said.

Tropical Conservation Biology Department, UH Hilo

There have been three new cases of rat lungworm disease contracted by visitors to Hawaiʻi, officials said.


HPR-Produced Talk Shows

Pacific Rim Conservation

Legal Expsoure for Journalists Covering Crime; Yellow Bowls; NASA Comsat; Seabird Chick Update




Hawai’i Island’s Waipi’o Valley is a historic place of stunning beauty—rich in history…cultural significance…and agricultural lands.

The Bishop Museum has owned most of the valley for more than a hundred years—leasing land to local farmers…often going from generation to generation.

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We take time out to talk about how best to protect your family treasures. Earlier this month we focused on paper and photos and all things digital. This time we talk textiles, wood, metal and more.

HPR-Produced Music Shows

Evening Concert

2 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.


Morning Cafe/Morning Concert with Gene Schiller

13 hours ago

Playlists below 

Weekdays 8:30 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. 

HPR Streaming Music Show Archive

18 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


Hawaiian Word of the Day

Hawaiian Word of the Day: May 24th

16 hours ago

Whether you are talking about the place on Maui or a shawl that is draped over your shoulders, it is pronounced Kīhei with a stress on the first vowel. It means a shawl or cape, and is a well-known destination on the Valley Isle.

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