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Hawai'i Superferry? Hawai'i Economic Association Panel Says, "No"

It’s been nearly a decade since the Superferry made its inaugural voyage to Kahului, Maui. And, the feasibility of another interisland ferry came up during the Hawai’i Economic Association annual conference last week. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

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Veterans, Survivors' Groups Try To Shift The Conversation On Condolences

Four American soldiers were killed in action in Niger this month. Their deaths made a few headlines at the time. But this week they are in the news again, with far more prominence, because of a bitter political debate over presidential condolence calls. The sudden prominence of the soldiers' deaths — but in a way that highlights political tension and factual disputes, rather than honoring of sacrifice — has left some military advocates struggling for words and striving to redirect attention...

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Tonight on Bridging the Gap we're listening to another eclectic blend of sounds bordering around Americana and other various delights.

Hawaii Superferry

It’s been nearly a decade since the Superferry made its inaugural voyage to Kahului, Maui.   And, the feasibility of another interisland ferry came up during the Hawai’i Economic Association annual conference last week. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

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The wet season is nearly upon us in the islands – which may or may not bring relief to drier parts of the state this year.

Wayne Yoshioka

A statewide coalition of health professionals, educators, business and community representatives are teaming up to record oral health data in Hawai’i. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

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noe tanigawa

The Hawai‘i State Archives is joining the centennial commemoration of Queen Lili‘uokalani’s death with a unique viewing of Kingdom era flags, and, next week, an open house.  HPR’s Noe Tanigawa reports a more complete picture is emerging of Hawai‘i’s last queen. 

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HPR-Produced Talk Shows

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Today on Bytemarks Café, the guys will hear about the Schools of the Future Conference - bringing together private schools and public schools to improve education. Funded by the Hawaii Community Foundation, the Conference highlights best practices and learning environments to prepare our students for the future.

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Abandoned Cars, La Nina Warning and Drought Report, Red Cross Fire Alarm Campaign, Hawaii Wildfire Management Organization

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State Homeless Coordinator; Sea Turtle Assessment; Artists for Social Justice

HPR-Produced Music Shows

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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 on Bridging the Gap we're listening to another eclectic blend of sounds bordering around Americana and other various delights.

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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Hawaiian Word of the Day

Hawaiian Word of the Day: October 19th

5 hours ago

Another popular place name that is often mispronounced is Maʻalaea, a bay, village, and small boat harbor on Maui. It is probably a contraction from maka ʻalaea which relates to the yellow, or red color of the Earth's beginning.

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