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El Paso Sheriff Bars Deputies From Working At Facility Holding Child Migrants

A Texas sheriff has barred his deputies from taking on additional work as off-duty security at a recently built tent encampment intended to house migrant children separated from their parents at the border. El Paso Sheriff Richard Wiles said he feared the assignment to oversee minors forcibly separated from their parents would fuel the current controversy over the practice and undermine trust between law enforcement and the people they serve. "The Sheriff's Office will not be working at these...

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Wayne Yoshioka

The Hawai’i Venture Capital Association hosted a Lieutenant Governor Candidate Forum today.

USGS

Today’s program is a discussion of the impacts of the ongoing volcanic eruption on Hawaii Island. Catherine Cruz is off this week and I’m joined in the studio by Conversation producer Ryan Finnerty. Joining us by phone on today’s program are Will Okabe, Managing Director for the County of Hawai’i, and Jessica Ferracane of the National Park Service on the Big Island.

Civil Air Patrol

A total of 22 fissures have appeared since May 3rd in Leilani Estates. The eruption has destroyed more than 500 homes, and lava has covered nearly 6,000 acres of land. 

Wayne Yoshioka

Suicide is the leading cause of fatal injury deaths in Hawai’i, outpacing car crashes, homicide and drowning. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention hosted a training workshop recently.

Honolulu Mayor Vetos Price Caps on Uber, Lyft

Jun 20, 2018
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The long-simmering dispute between Honolulu’s taxi companies and ride-sharing services Uber and Lyft came to a head yesterday with Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s veto of Bill 35, a measure that would have regulated so-called “surge pricing” by rIde-sharing companies and made them subject to increased regulation.  

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HPR-Produced Talk Shows

USGS

Today’s program is a discussion of the impacts of the ongoing volcanic eruption on Hawaii Island. Catherine Cruz is off this week and I’m joined in the studio by Conversation producer Ryan Finnerty. Joining us by phone on today’s program are Will Okabe, Managing Director for the County of Hawai’i, and Jessica Ferracane of the National Park Service on the Big Island.

United States Navy

Caldwell vetoes surge pricing; Eroding Support for Democracy; Potential Sites for Missile Defense System; Edokko

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt and Ryan will find out how Hawaiʻi has secured the first Wood Innovations Grant from the U.S. Forest Service.

HPR-Produced Music Shows

Picking out music on the fly this evening... and just trying to keep it nice and cool to even out this muggy weather with a little sophistication.

Evening Jazz with Charles Husson

12 hours ago

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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Evening Concert

15 hours ago

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.

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Hawaiian Word of the Day

Hawaiian Word of the Day: June 22nd

4 hours ago

Hiapo means "first born." It is used often in Hawaiian to describe the eldest child, the first born. Like many cultures, there is a special significance attached to being the first born, or hiapo, in a Hawaiian family.

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