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Governor Ige Announces Actions Following Fallout from False Missile Alert

Governor David Ige addressed the state on network television last night. He said he will not take it out on Hawai’i Emergency Management Agency personnel for the false missile attack alert and asked those who call in death threats to E-M-A staff to stop. “We have already made the corrections necessary to assure that this event and the delay in sending out the cancellation will not happen again. You know, there is no other community in the country that is prepared for a ballistic missile...

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For CDC, Reducing Flu Spread Takes Priority Over Nuclear Attack Preparedness

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has postponed a planned Tuesday session on nuclear attack preparedness, deciding instead to focus the workshop on influenza. The agency announced the switch in topics late Friday, citing the spike in flu cases as the reason for the pivot. "To date, this influenza season is notable for the sheer volume of flu that most of the United States is seeing at the same time which can stress health systems," according to a CDC statement. "The vast majority...

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Governor David Ige addressed the state on network television last night.  He said he will not take it out on Hawai’i Emergency Management Agency personnel for the false missile attack alert and asked those who call in death threats to E-M-A staff to stop.

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For this week’s Stargazer, HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips about another discovery on the Red Planet, this time, having to do with water.

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Hawai‘i residents were stunned Saturday morning by what turned out to be a false alarm of an incoming ballistic missile. While state emergency officials have apologized for the error, the emergency alert sent residents into a panic. Many scrambling to figure out what to do next. HPR Reporter Ku’uwehi Hiraishi has this story.

Ku'uwehi Hiraishi

The Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission called Saturday’s false alarm concerning a ballistic missile attack “absolutely unacceptable.”

Wayne Yoshioka

Opening Day for the 2018 State Legislature is Wednesday. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka has this preview.

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Finding the right cancer treatment. It's more than just picking a place, it's picking a hospital that treats you like your home and covers all aspects of your cancer care. Today on The Body Show, Dr. Kathy Kozak talks with a childhood friend that has faced this challenge and won.

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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. 

I'm glad Saturday morning was just a drill, and I have to admit that the sky that day seemed a little bluer. Being a DJ, and a listener... music is the best therapy, and the best way to cope and often the best way to find answers in difficult and scary situations, so I'm taking the next two nights to play a few songs about what happened, what could happen, and of hope, direction, and a little bit of humor so that we may never experience a scare like that again.  It's our future, not the president's, not North Korea's...

Evening Jazz with Charles Husson

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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: January 16th

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Many Hawaiian words make so much sense that you can put them together yourself to make other words. Hale means “house,” and lio means “horse.” So how would you say stable? Hale lio. A stable.

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