Local Stories

Pulelehua Project
Pulelehua Project

The Kamehameha Butterfly & Rare Hawaiian Tree Snail Get a Helping Hand

The Department of Land and Natural Resources is overseeing projects to save two of Hawai‘i’s smallest creatures.
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National and World News

Clinton Foundation To Drastically Shrink If Hillary Clinton Is Elected

The Clinton Foundation is working now to "spin off" or "find partners" for many of its programs, including all international activities and programs funded by foreign and corporate donors, the head of the Clinton Foundation told NPR's Peter Overby. The "unraveling," which would be an attempt to prevent conflicts, would go into effect if Hillary Clinton is elected president.It will take time to make the changes to each of the foundation's affected programs, said Clinton Foundation President...
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News

Pulelehua Project
Pulelehua Project

The Department of Land and Natural Resources is overseeing projects to save two of Hawai‘i’s smallest creatures.

Noe Tanigawa
Noe Tanigawa

    

  

  In Hawai‘i we just don’t do things the way everybody else does.  We actually give a wave, thanks! when we change lanes.  We let people cut in to improve the whole flow.  We hold the door for those behind us and yes, we do still smile at strangers on the street.  In the world of textile art, HPR’s Noe Tanigawa found that,  we’re doing it again, forging an impressively inclusive fiber art show of our own. 

Wayne Yoshioka

The average cost for private nursing home care for one senior in Hawai’i is more than 400 dollars a day, according to the State’s Department of Human Services.   As HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports, hundreds of local families are facing the prospect of losing their homes for end-of-life care.

Hawaii Opera Theater
Hawaii Opera Theater

    

The Hawai‘i Opera Theater’s 2016-2017 season is taking a different look at a classic art form.

courtesy of Shawn A. Laatsch

For today’s Stargazer, a newly discovered planet is among the topics as HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips.    

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HPR-Produced Talk Shows

Flickr - Steven Depolo

The Conversation: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

New Submersible ROV from Schmidt Ocean Institute; Okinawan Festival; From the Farm; Halloween Themed Drama Program for Kids
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Hawaiian Word of the Day

Lāʻie is one of the most often mispronounced Hawaiian place names on Oʻahu. It means the ʻie leaf.

HPR-Produced Music Shows

Howards Day Off

Saturdays 5-7 AM on HPR-1 ABOUT THE SHOW and THE HOST: Howard Dicus can't play a musical instrument, and can't read music with any facility. But he spent much of his childhood playing his dad's 78 rpm jazz records, and singing with his brother and sisters, who could hear any song once or twice and sing it back in multi-part harmony. Though the family home was filled with music, exposure to classical music was limited to the usual (for babyboomers) soundtracks of movies and cartoons, and the...
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