Programs A-Z

  • American Routes is a weekly two-hour public radio program produced in New Orleans, presenting a broad range of American music — blues and jazz, gospel and soul, old-time country and rockabilly, Cajun and zydeco, Tejano and Latin, roots...

  • Join sound engineer Jason Taglianetti each week as he shares live performances recorded in HPR's Atherton Studio.  Whether it's a local or visiting artist, whether it's blues, jazz, rock, or country, the performances share one thing...the magic...

  • Ask Me Another brings the lively spirit and healthy competition of your favorite trivia night right to your ears. With a rotating cast of funny people, puzzle writers and VIP guests, it features the wit of host Ophira Eisenberg, the...

  • We're really not sure what Jon is doing in the basement on Sunday nights. He has assured us not to worry (we're worried).

    Take a journey down the yellow brick road of music from Abba to Zappa and most everything in between.  A genre...

  • The international radio news service of the BBC. Broadcasting worldwide digitally, on shortwave radio, and over the internet, the BBC World Service reaches a weekly audience of 188 million people with international news and talk. As a Crown...

  • 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...

  • Come along with your host, Sandy Tsukiyama, Hawaii-born-and-raised ethnomusicologist, linguist, educator and vocalist; on a weekly, musical trip to our largest neighbor in Latin America.  You will be taken through bossa nova, samba & beyond...

  • Bridging the Gap is Hawaii Public Radio's late night eclectic journey into sound, 10-midnight on HPR-1. Anchored by dj mr.nick, and now featuring

  • Bytemarks Cafe is a half-hour radio magazine that showcases the innovation and creativity in Hawaii's tech community. Hosted by Burt Lum, the program's purpose is to raise awareness of the tech economy and to engage the listener in the...

  • Echoes is a daily two-hour music soundscape, distributed by Public Radio International and broadcast on 120 radio stations from Maine to Hawaii. With host 

  • Evening Jazz presents the latest in instrumental and vocal jazz releases, as well as great classic jazz tracks. The Jazz Calendar at 8:06 and 9:06 keeps you updated on local jazz venues and performers.

    Host Charles Husson joined...

  • It began when New York journalist and author Stephen J. Dubner went to Chicago to write about award-winning economist Steven D. Levitt for The New York Times Magazine. Dubner had been reluctant to take the assignment (he was in the middle of...

  • Opening the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics.

  • This daily feature encourages awareness of the use of the Hawaiian Language in everyday conversation. In each 30 second vignette host Leilani Poli`ahu introduces a new word, explains what it means, spells it, and models the correct...

  • Join HPR's All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence Fridays when he highlights organizations in our communities whose work it is to help others.  

  • A live production of NPR and WBUR Boston, in collaboration with public radio stations across the country, Here & Now reflects the fluid world of news as it’s happening in the middle of the day, with timely, smart and in-depth news,...

  • 'Kani ka pila' means 'play music' in Hawaiian, and Kanikapila Sunday plays three hours of great Hawaiian music, including contemporary, traditional and hapa haole songs. You'll also hear slack key guitar and 'ukulele...

  • Latin Beat shares music and information regarding Salsa, Classic Salsa and Latin Jazz. Host Ray Cruz connects the dots for the listener as he tells the story via  music so that the audience feels surprised, entertained and moved.  "

  • Provocative, up-to-the-minute, alive and witty, KCRW's weekly confrontation over politics, policy and popular culture proves those with impeccable credentials needn't lack personality. This weekly "love-hate relationship of the air" features...

  • Need a break in your day? Whether you're in your car or your kitchen, or still in bed, Manu Minute brings you the rich sounds from Hawai'i's native forests and shorelines. Each week, we feature a different Hawai'i bird and its unique...

  • In-depth focus on the latest business news both nationally and internationally, the global economy, and wider events linked to the financial markets. The only national daily business news program originating from the West Coast, Marketplace...

  • Every weekday for over three decades, NPR's Morning Edition has taken listeners around the country and the world with two hours of multi-faceted stories and commentaries that inform, challenge and occasionally amuse. Morning...

  • The purpose of New Dimensions Radio is to deliver life-affirming, socially and spiritually relevant information, practical knowledge and perennial wisdom through the voices and visions of those who are asking new questions and are...

  • Wind down each night with an hour of unusual music from artists, composers, and traditional musicians - all gleefully oblivious of their genres. Hosted by WNYC’s John Schaefer.

    Produced by WNYC Studios.

  • Examining the big questions at the center of human life, from the boldest new science of the human brain to the most ancient traditions of the human spirit.

  • Go behind the headlines: From the economy and healthcare to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point talks with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR and...

  • A one-hour, weekday radio news magazine offering a mix of news, features, interviews, and music from around the globe.

     

  • Radiolab is a show about curiosity. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience.

  • A game of words and whimsy, bluff and bluster…a simple game with words played by two teams in front of live, enthusiastic audiences from coast to coast.  For two decades, we’ve offered our listeners the best quips, quotes and questions that...

  • Science Friday is a weekly science talk show, broadcast live over public radio stations nationwide from 2-4 p.m. Eastern time. Each week, we focus on science topics that are in the news and try to bring an educated, balanced discussion...

  • Join Dave Lawrence and Christopher Phillips each Monday as they share the weeks celestial events to look out for during the week.

  • TED Radio Hour investigates the biggest questions of our time with the help of the world’s greatest thinkers. Can we preserve our humanity in the digital age? Where does creativity come from? And what's the secret to living longer? In each...

  • Making informed health choices can be tough. On The Body Show, Dr. Kathleen Kozak makes them a little easier to understand with the latest medical information and knowledgeable guests. 

  • Whether you live in our state or far from our shores, you’ll know what’s happening in Hawaii with a daily hour of locally-focused discussions of public affairs, ideas, culture and the arts. Guests from around the block and around the world...

  • A weekly series featuring true stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props, or accompaniment.    The Moth Radio Hour is a Peabody Award-weekly series featuring true stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props,...

  • The New Yorker Radio Hour is a weekly program presented by the magazine’s editor, David Remnick. Produced by The New Yorker and WNYC Studios.

  • Join host Seth Markow, Saturday and Sunday 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...

  • A culinary, culture and lifestyle program, it has hosted our nation's conversations about cooking, sustainability and food culture and has introduced us to generations of food dignitaries.

  • This American Life is a weekly public radio show produced by Chicago Public Media and broadcast on more than 500 stations to about 2.2 million listeners each week. It is also often the most popular podcast in the country, with around...

  • A fun, hour-long, practical talk show with lively conversation between travelers and the experts as we learn to explore our world smartly, smoothly, and thoughtfully.

  • For a wacky and whip-smart approach to the week's news and newsmakers, listen no further than Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, the oddly informative news quiz from NPR. During each fast-paced, irreverent show, host Peter Sagal leads what...

  • NPR's flagship evening newsmagazine delivers in-depth reporting and transforms the way listeners understand current events and view the world. A one-hour edition of the program runs on Saturday and Sunday, hosted by Michel Martin. The show...

  • Whether revealing events in small-town America or overseas, or profiling notable personalities, Weekend Edition from NPR News appreciates the extraordinary details that make up every story. This two-hour weekend morning newsmagazine...

  • Whether revealing events in small-town America or overseas, or profiling notable personalities, Weekend Edition from NPR News appreciates the extraordinary details that make up every story. This weekend morning newsmagazine covers hard news, a...