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Dr. Art Medeiros

Auwahi: From Forest Failure to Restoration Success in 20 Years

‘Ulupalakua Ranch on Maui is best known for its winery and cowboy culture, but not its Hawaiian dry forest. A 20-year forest restoration project on Ranch lands is changing that. HPR’s Kuʻuwehi Hiraishi has this story.

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Israel: Metal Detectors Will Be Removed From Jerusalem Holy Site

Updated 7:10 p.m. ET The prime minister's office says Israel will remove metal detectors from the entrance to a Jerusalem site that is considered holy by Muslims and Jews. Known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary, and to Jews as Temple Mount, it has been the site of protests over metal detectors installed last week at the entrances to the site, where just days earlier several Israeli Arabs opened fire, killing two Israeli police officers. NPR's Daniel Estrin reports that the prime minister's...

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Asia Pacific Dance Festival
Asia Pacific Dance Festival

Dance is amazingly different across cultures,  and social scientists say a culture’s beliefs and values are expressed in dance.   The 2017 Asia Pacific Dance Festival at UH Mānoa is an opportunity to enjoy the people and dances of Hawai‘i, Korea, and Tonga, and, for the first time, Hawai‘i chefs will add to the cross cultural appreciation.  HPR’s Noe Tanigawa reports.

Wayne Yoshioka

The State Legislature is scheduled to convene in Special Session next month to discuss continued funding for Honolulu’s Rail Transit System.  As HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports, legislative leaders remain hopeful they will be able to reach an agreement on a funding source. 

Dr. Art Medeiros

‘Ulupalakua Ranch on Maui is best known for its winery and cowboy culture, but not its Hawaiian dry forest. A 20-year forest restoration project on Ranch lands is changing that. HPR’s Kuʻuwehi Hiraishi has this story.

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For Stargazer, we hear about a Mauna Kea discovery relating to rogue black holes at the center of the Milky Way Galaxy as HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips.

    

Dover Air Force Base
Dover Air Force Base

Maui’s electronic recycling program should reopen August 5th after being closed for several weeks.

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Regulating Sand Mining; Laying Foundations for a Career in Law; SEEQS Moves in with Kaimuki High

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U.S. Department of Agriculture / Flickr

Is the air we breathe and the food we eat as healthy as we think? Today on The Body Show, talking with an expert about our local use of chemicals and the medical implications to our health.

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Assessing of the Asia Pivot; Maui Health System; Tsunami Warning Funding

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HPR Music Director Gene Schiller's signature program begins each weekday morning with Morning Cafe, a refreshing blend of music, usually built around a special theme. 

Six years ago today we lost Neo-Soul singer Amy Winehouse, so tonight's session of Bridging the Gap will contain not only her music, but a small collection of Neo-Soul artists and bands that continue to keep the genera alive and thriving.

Evening Jazz with Charles Husson

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Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays at 8 PM on HPR-2. 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.

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Hawaiian Word of the Day

Another Hawaiian place name that is often mispronounced is Waiāhole. It is a compound name from wai for “water,” and āhole for a type of fish.

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