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Honolulu-bound Pali Highway Lanes To Remain Closed Through Next Week

The Honolulu-bound lanes of the Pali Highway are expected to remain closed through next Monday following landslides yesterday that shut down the road. Meanwhile, crews are working to temporarily open lanes to Kailua-bound traffic for the afternoon commute from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. starting Wednesday.

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National and World Headlines

Trump Threatens To Cancel California's $929 Million High Speed Rail Grant

The Trump administration says it intends to cancel a $929 million federal grant for California's high-speed rail project. The administration also wants to reclaim another $2.5 billion in federal funds already spent by California on the project. The Department of Transportation is accusing California officials of missing several deadlines tied to the $929 million appropriation for the state's high speed rail line. In a letter from the Federal Railroad Administration to the state High-Speed...

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The Honolulu-bound lanes of the Pali Highway are expected to remain closed through next Monday following landslides yesterday that shut down the road.

Meanwhile, crews are working to temporarily open lanes to Kailua-bound traffic for the afternoon commute from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. starting Wednesday.

Noe Tanigawa
Noe Tanigawa

The Best of Aloha Shorts Tour offered a chance to pop in on fun art venues in Hilo and Kahului.  HPR’s Bill Dorman debriefed Noe Tanigawa on The Conversation.

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There are bills moving through the legislature in both houses that aim to tax currently exempt corporate businesses.

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A deputy Hawaii sheriff shot and killed a man during a struggle at the state Capitol.

Noe Tanigawa
Noe Tanigawa

The East Hawai‘i Cultural Center is in a stately stucco building, white with green roof, that used to house Hilo’s police headquarters.  On the Wailuku River side of Hilo, this active community art center now offers art classes, a gallery, plus a theatre and café.   HPR’s Noe Tanigawa reports, over the past couple of years, a slow regeneration has been underway.

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HPR-Produced Talk Shows

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Tomorrow on Bytemarks Café, Burt will catch up with Mana Up, the small business accelerator that helps take local Hawaii brands to the next level. Mana Up has just announced their third cohort of companies and a couple of them will be on the show to discuss their game plan for success. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute

You have to act fast if you think you're having a stroke. It's important to know the signs and symptoms, and what to do. Next time on The Body Show, Dr. Kozak will discuss the latest in diagnosis and management of strokes right here in the islands.

HPR-Produced Music Shows

HPR Streaming Music Show Archive

2 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 Latin Beat with Ray Cruz HERE

Eva Ramos
Eva Ramos

Paige Okamura pulls heart-strings with a post Valentine's Day selection of Bridging the Gap.

Evening Jazz with Charles Husson

6 hours ago

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays at 8 PM on HPR-1. The latest in instrumental and vocal releases is the focus of Evening Jazz. You'll also hear about live jazz acts performing around the islands.

Email Charles

Hawaiian Word of the Day

Hawaiian Word of the Day: February 19th

22 hours ago

Our Hawaiian word for today is leo ʻekolu, literally “third voice,” it is how we say tenor in Hawaiian. Leo means “voice,” and ʻekolu means “three.” Not counting falsetto, leo ʻekolu is the highest of the male voices.

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