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About HPR

"It was on November 13th, 1981, from an improvised studio in the quarry area of UH Mānoa. A switch was thrown, several buttons were pushed. And out came the lush and wild strains of Mahler's "Das Lied von der Erde." Hawaii Public Radio was finally on the air!"
— Cliff Eblen, HPR's first President and General Manager

The mission of community-driven HPR is to educate, inform, connect and entertain.

HPR will be a valued, vital, and vibrant local community service that inspires the community it serves to engage the world from multiple perspectives.

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