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Papahanaumokuakea National Monument Review Opposed in Hawai'i

More than two dozen National Monuments are being reviewed by the U.S. Departments of the Interior and Commerce, including the largest U.S monument encompassing the Northern Hawaiian Islands. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports. President Donald Trump’s Executive Order directs the U.S. Interior and Commerce secretaries to solicit public and stakeholder comments to determine if 26 national monument designations were made in compliance with the Antiquities Act. The Papahānaumokuākea Marine National...

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Just 17 Percent Of Americans Approve Of Republican Senate Health Care Bill

Americans broadly disapprove of the Senate GOP's health care bill, and they're unhappy with how Republicans are handling the efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, according to a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll . Just 17 percent of those surveyed say they approve of the Senate's health care plan, the Better Care Reconciliation Act. Fifty-five percent say they disapprove, while about a quarter said they hadn't heard enough about the proposal to have an opinion on it. With...

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Papahanaumokuakea National Monument archives

More than two dozen National Monuments are being reviewed by the U.S. Departments of the Interior and Commerce, including the largest U.S monument encompassing the Northern Hawaiian Islands.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

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After rolling layoffs for the last few years during hotel renovations, Lāna‘i  residents are enjoying 3.4% unemployment, three points lower than this time last year.  This weekend will be a particularly exciting on Lāna‘i, priming for the July fourth holiday with the Pineapple Festival  on Saturday.  HPR’s Noe Tanigawa reports.

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Paradise Cove is a Hawaii-based collective presenting site-specific installations and art-related events. They create temporary experiences that encourage people to think critically about Hawaii, and they like to exhibit in places where people do not usually think too critically.  For the rest of the month, Paradise Cove has exhibits up at Ars Cafe on Monsarrat Avenue and at Ward Warehouse, in a typical retail storefront.  HPR's Noe Tanigawa spoke with one of the members.

Hawaiian Trail & Mountain Club

Some of the best – and often restricted – hiking trails in Hawaiʻi can only be accessed by members of Hawaiʻi's oldest hiking club. The Hawaiian Trail and Mountain Club has been around since 1910 and has developed quite a system for preserving access to island trails. HPR Reporter Kuʻuwehi Hiraishi hit the trail with the club.

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On Stargazer this week we hear about a new plan to study gravitational waves as HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips.



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Bikeshare Hawaii: Lori McCarney; Dwell Magazine Editor and Chief Amanda Dameron; HPU President John Gotanda

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Is that uncomfortable sensation in your chest just heartburn or something more serious? Get the details on the signs and symptoms of esophageal cancer on this edition of The Body Show.

HPR-Produced Music Shows

Morning Cafe/Morning Concert with Gene Schiller

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Weekdays 8:30 AM - Noon on HPR-1

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About the show:
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. 

Tonight session of Bridging the Gap is once again not running with any theme...and just focusing on warm summer sounds, and a few new finds in the collection.  

Evening Jazz with Charles Husson

5 hours ago

Mondays, Tuesdays & 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

Puke is from the English word for "book." You can modify the word to describe it in greater detail; for example, a puke vehe vehe ōlelo is a dictionary – a book to explain words.

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