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Hawai'i Public Health Institute: Farm to School and Obesity Prevention

The Hawai’i Public Health Institute is focusing on childhood obesity prevention in the upcoming legislative session. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

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After Court Ruling, Military Will Accept Openly Transgender Recruits As Of Jan. 1

Updated at 10:30 p.m. ET Following a federal court ruling, the Pentagon has confirmed it will allow openly transgender individuals to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1. The Trump administration had resisted that deadline in court, seeking to have its ban on new transgender troops reinstated — but on Monday, Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly upheld an earlier decision to temporarily block President Trump's ban. That ban has been under fire since it was issued in a presidential memorandum in...

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Wayne Yoshioka

The Hawai’i Public Health Institute is focusing on childhood obesity prevention in the upcoming legislative session. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports. 

Polynesian Voyaging Society

The voyaging canoe Hōkūleʻa is making its final stop for the year in Waiʻanae. The Worldwide Voyage continues as the canoe visits community ports around Hawaiʻi to celebrate its homecoming. HPR's Kuʻuwehi Hiraishi reports.

40% of U.S. Food Ends Up in the Trash

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USDAgov / Flickr

Up to 40% of Americas food ends up in a landfill. That is according to a new report by the Natural Resources Defense Council that studied food waste at the city level.

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On this week’s Stargazer, we learn more about a historic black hole discovery that involved observatories around the world, including in Hawaii, as HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips.    

courtesy UH Hilo

For five years now, UH Hilo have celebrated the music of Frank Zappa with annual concerts by their UH Hilo Jazz Orchestra.


HPR-Produced Talk Shows

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Food Waste at the City Level; Primary Challenge for Gabbard; Meals on Wheels; Gilbert and Sullivan Christmas

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Wikimedia Commons

Hawaii has a lot to learn from the recent hurricane disasters in place like Puerto Rico, Florida, and more. What is it like to go to the front lines and provide medical aid and emergency relief? Next time on The Body Show, a talk with a local emergency room doctor about his recent trip to the "hot zone."


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HPR-Produced Music Shows

Aykut Aydoğdu
Aykut Aydoğdu

Keeping the vibes chilled and mellow for this monday evening session of Bridging the Gap, 10-midnight on HPR-1.

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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Weekdays at 6pm on HPR-2

Evening Concert gives listeners a chance to unwind through the pau hana hours. You'll enjoy classic performances, along with weather updates and musical birthdays and anniversaries.


Hawaiian Word of the Day

Hawaiian Word of the Day: December 12th

2 minutes ago

Need a very generic Hawaiian word for a toll or apparatus that you might call a do-hickey in English? Try hāmea, a new Hawaiian word, and a great new word for that little thing you use, but can't remember what to call it.

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