literature

Pueo Press

According to the latest U.S. census figures, less than 3 percent of Hawaiʻi’s population is Black. But there is a long history of Black experience in Hawaiʻi, and that includes early writings by Hawaiian monarchs like King Kalākaua and Queen Liliʻuokalani. UH Mānoa English Professor Joyce Pualani Warren examined the literature and shares her findings with HPR.

Ku'uwehi Hiraishi

We head to the Big Island for KanakaCona comic book convention, or comic-con, with a Hawaiian twist. 

Ed Greevy

A new book is out celebrating the role of women in the Hawaiian Renaissance movement. Their actions being seen as especially relevant in this #MeToo era of women’s empowerment. HPR’s Kuʻuwehi Hiraishi has this story.

Bamboo Ridge
Bamboo Ridge

1978 was a significant year in Hawai‘i history—we held a statewide constitutional convention, and Eddie Aikau was lost at sea in the first sailing of the Hōkūle‘a.   That same year, Hawai‘i’s literary history reached a crossroads as well, as part of an assertion of local confidence and identity.   HPR’s Noe Tanigawa reports a celebration is in store this Saturday.

The Conversation: Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Aug 22, 2016
Wikipedia

Returning to Business After Hep-A; New Hawaii Crime Thriller; Extension of the Emergency Homelessness Proclamation; Talking Hula on Maui

Bouncing Back to Profitability After Hep-A: Gregg Fraser

The Conversation: Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

Aug 17, 2016
Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii

Cleaning Up the Ala Wai; Combining Literature and Cocktails; First State of The Environment Report ; The Science of Neurofeedback

Cleaning up trash in the Ala Wai: Kahi Pacarro

The Conversation: Monday, April 18th, 2016

Apr 18, 2016
Wikipedia

Talking About Science; A New Novel from Jill Marie Landis; Energy in the Legislature; Martial Law in Hawaii

Energy and Public Policy: Dr. David Berube

The Conversation: Thursday, April 14th, 2016

Apr 14, 2016
Hawaii Public Radio

State Legislature Caregiver Act; New Novel from Hawaiian Author; Hawaii County GET Increase

HB 2252, Designated Caregiver Act: Barbara Kim Stanton of AARP

Award winning writer, storyteller, educator, Makia Malo, was diagnosed with Hansen’s disease at age 12, and exiled to Kalaupapa in 1947.  HPR’s Noe Tanigawa spoke with Malo about experiences included in his new memoir.