Expanding and funding vaccine access for rural communities; Mental health repercussions of the coronavirus pandemic; Reality Check with Civil Beat: Parents on the return to the classroom; A new book tracks the history of beer in Hawai‘i
The push to vaccinate hospitality workers; Maui healthcare workers honor those lost during the pandemic; An innovative renewable plastic project kicks off on the Big Island; UH Mānoa professor Steven Businger on Hawai‘i's status as rainbow capital of the world
U.S. Postal Inspector warns of mail theft; Hawaii's stamp collectors; Reality Check with Civil Beat: State ineffective in getting farmers on land; What's new at the Hawaii State Archives; Gardening tips from a Molokai homesteader
The Hawaii National Guard updates us on its troops who tested positive for COVID-19 after deployment to Washington, D.C. last month, the University of Hawaii Cancer Center stresses the importance of screenings and treament during the pandemic, Hawaii Nature Center celebrates its 40th anniversary, and Hawaii Opera Theatre shares how its new production of Bastien and Basatienne is adapting to current times.
Legislature convenes with increased security measures; Reality Check: Panel will evaluate State Auditor's performance; The Long View with Neal Milner: Building national unity; Hawaii's strategy to combat sex trafficking evaluated; Realities of the digital divide; Manu Minute
Legislature convenes with increased security measures
The Hawaii State Legislature marks the first day of its new legislative session with increased security and public health restrictions. HPR Government reporter Ryan Finnerty breaks down this unprecedented start.
Facing possible furloughs and layoffs, public employees opt to retire; Using the harp for healing; Reality Check with Civil Beat: Rail's terrible 2020; Native Hawaiians make notable firsts at Sundance Film Festival; Farrington High's T-Shirt Theatre documentary can now be streamed worldwide
Federal public defender on Kealoha verdict; Mayors and public health executives disagree on travel restrictions; Court ruling can help rein in Hawaii's aquarium fish trade; Virtual field trips to Hawaiian Mission Houses; Santa's strange 2020
Business leaders discuss rent relief; Maintaning mental health during the COVID crisis; Rail CEO still wants public private partnership; What's on Kauai's voters minds?; Local author on Hawaii as vegan paradise
Employer liability during the COVID-19 pandemic; Local companies using tech to solve community problems; Military COVID-19 data still a mystery in Hawaii; Kauai County looks to connect residents with jobs