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Maui’s Business Challenges

Maui business leaders say they face the same conditions as Oahu— only more so. We get an explanation of that from Pacific Business News editor in chief A. Kam Napier.

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National and World Headlines

Romaine Lettuce: Don't Eat It!

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expanded its warning to consumers Friday to stay away from all types of romaine lettuce grown in the Yuma, Ariz., region because of an E. coli outbreak that has infected at least 61 people in 16 states. The agency had previously instructed people not to eat chopped and bagged romaine lettuce from the area. But the new warning includes whole heads of romaine in addition to all of the packaged products. Although the warning is limited to greens...

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On Helping Hand this week, HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with The Caregiver Foundation about their fundraiser Saturday April 28 at the Manoa Grand Ballroom at the Japanese Cultural Center 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Anne Chipchase, Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Caregiver Foundation, talks about the event and their mission to provide care coordination for the elderly and people with disabilities.

Radio Reading for the Blind

12 hours ago
Catherine Cruz

Throughout the week, The Conversation looked at various volunteer opportunities across the state. To close out the series, The Conversation's Catherine Cruz looked into the Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled; which provides services for only a fraction of the thousands of people across the state who are either born blind, or have lost their vision later in life.

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Maui business leaders say they face the same conditions as Oahu— only more so. We get an explanation of that from Pacific Business News editor in chief A. Kam Napier.

Wayne Yoshioka

The Honolulu City Council is attempting to close loopholes in some of the city’s ordinances. And, they’re targeting sidewalk vendors and golfers. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

Financial Relief for Flood Victims

Apr 19, 2018
Catherine Cruz

Promises of additional flood relief are pouring in from the government as well as private donors. Facebook mogul Mark Zuckerberg pledged a million dollars and eBay Founder Pierre Omidyar already donated $200,000 in disaster relief. Residents of East Honolulu and Waimanalo may also be eligible for federal state and county assistance after those communities were declared disaster areas by Governor David Ige yesterday.

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HPR-Produced Talk Shows

Catherine Cruz

Enforcing Building Codes; Excellence in School Leadership; Radio for the Blind; You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown

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Flood Rebuilding Costs; Cabs Push Back Against Ridesharing; Volunteer Week; SHOCKA on Stage

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Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt and Ryan get an update on cryptocurrency, Blockchain and the opportunities these technologies offer.

HPR-Produced Music Shows

Celebrating this April 20th with a stoney selection of songs, and very excited to be dropping some new Thievery Corporation from their new album Treasures from the Temple which is out today.

 

Latin Beat with Ray Cruz

11 hours ago

Wednesdays at 8 PM on HPR-2. Latin Beat shares music and information regarding Afro Cuban Latin Jazz. Host Ray Cruz connects the dots for the listener as he tells the story via music so that the audience feels surprised, entertained and moved. "Latin Beat.....music to make your ears smile"

Evening Concert

14 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: April 20th

Apr 20, 2018

Nahu means to bite. And it can be the bite of anything – from an insect that bites, to the bite of a dog, or even the bite you take out of a piece of cake.

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