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Hunt’s Hawai‘i Future

Texas-based developer Hunt Companies is set to expand its local influence. The company is accelerating the redevelopment of Kalaeloa—while working on high-profile projects on three islands. Pacific Business News editor in chief A. Kam Napier has more on what’s ahead for company in the next decade.

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Chief Of Staff Kelly Wants New White House Security Clearance Rules

Updated at 8:05 p.m. ET Chief of staff John Kelly on Friday called for an overhaul of White House security clearance standards, following criticism that a top aide was allowed to remain on the job despite allegations of domestic abuse. The new rules come in the wake of Rob Porters' departure last week after reports that he had abused his two former wives. Porter was working as the White House staff secretary on an interim security clearance. The ex-wives have said they shared their...

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American composers born in the early 1900s, who came of age in the Roaring Twenties or during the Great Depression, were exposed to the music of Gershwin, Copland and Roy Harris while still young.

American classical music already existed for them. It was big, and wore its heart on its sleeve. Sometimes it could swing. It was tonal but unafraid of dissonance or modulation. This was their received music base.

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This week Helping Hand starts two weeks of featuring nonprofits in the Asia Pacific supporting two of the most vulnerable animals on Earth. First up, Save Elephant Foundation and Elephant Nature Park in Thailand.

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Tomorrow is World Pangolin Day. Every third Saturday in February is devoted to this most critically endangered animal. The pangolin is a scaly anteater, a mammal, about the size of a cat, covered in small scales, with no teeth and a very long tongue. They primarily eat ants and other insects, and are notoriously difficult to keep in captivity. There are eight species in Africa and Asia. But not for long.

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Texas-based developer Hunt Companies is set to expand its local influence. The company is accelerating the redevelopment of Kalaeloa—while working on high-profile projects on three islands. Pacific Business News editor in chief A. Kam Napier has more on what’s ahead for company in the next decade.

Today HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence is joined by Rick Springfield. Back with a new album, The Snake King, he’s in town Saturday through Monday at the Blue Note.

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HPR-Produced Talk Shows

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It has been just over a month since the State of Hawaii erroneously issued an incoming missile alert. A report from Deputy Adjutant General Kenneth Hara about how to move forward is forthcoming. So today we assembled a panel of experts to address Hawaii’s disaster readiness. What did the January 13 missile alert teach us? What changes need to be made?

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SNAP Under Threat; Epigenetics and Health; Girls in STEM; Guitarist Andy Kimbel

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  Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt and Ryan will hear about a new co-working space off the beaten path in Wahiawa.

The new space is called Pineapple Crate and is located in Whitmore Village. Entrepreneurs now have a business friendly place outside of urban Honolulu. 

HPR-Produced Music Shows

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Kanikapila Sunday features three hours of Great Hawaiian Music, including contemporary, traditional and hapa haole songs. You'll also hear slack key guitar and `ukulele instrumentals. Plus, the Kanikapila Sunday Classic! Tune in every Sunday with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai'i Time on HPR-1.

Howard's Day Off

Feb 17, 2018

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Saturdays 5-7 AM on HPR-1

ABOUT THE SHOW and THE HOST:

Picking out a mixed bag of music tonight to sail us into the weekend... everything from Garage Rock, to Congolese Rhumba.

Hawaiian Word of the Day

Hawaiian Word of the Day: February 19th

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Our Hawaiian word for today is leo ʻekolu, literally “third voice,” it is how we say tenor in Hawaiian. Leo means “voice,” and ʻekolu means “three.” Not counting falsetto, leo ʻekolu is the highest of the male voices.

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