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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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Former Trump Campaign Manager Paul Manafort Registers As A Foreign Agent

A firm headed by Paul Manafort, who served as President Trump's campaign manager last year, made more than $17 million in two years working for the pro-Russia political party that controlled Ukraine's government, according to documents filed late Tuesday. Manafort, who resigned from Trump's campaign last August after his work for Ukrainian interests came under scrutiny, has registered as a foreign agent with the U.S. Justice Department, as did his deputy, Rick Gates. Manafort spokesman Jason...

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Wayne Yoshioka

AARP Hawai’i is conducting Caregiver Workshops throughout the state this summer.  HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka visited one of the sessions and filed this report.

“Caregiving is extremely demanding.  There’s an emotional component, mental, physical, financial issues that you’re dealing with.  And then when you add a job to that, it can be quite overwhelming.”

Lynn Moku is one of the estimated154-thousand unpaid family caregivers in Hawai’i.  She left the workforce to care for her husband full-time.

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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cc commons

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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noe tanigawa

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.


HPR-Produced Talk Shows

Hawaii Department of Health

Healthcare Impacts to Hawaii; New Water Quality Notification Standards; Perfecting Public Speaking

Tumisu / Pexels
Tumisu / Pexels

Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll talk to Your Front Desk and Tripidee, two companies in the latest Blue Startups cohort. We’ll talk to the company execs to find out what they learned during their accelerator experience and what’s next after graduation. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.

John Gotanda

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

HPR-Produced Music Shows

John C. Zak
John C. Zak

Welcome to Classical Pacific for Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 on HPR 2. I’m your host, John Zak.  

Morning Cafe/Morning Concert with Gene Schiller

13 hours ago

Playlists below 

Weekdays 8:30 AM - Noon on HPR-1

Studio Line: (808) 792-8245

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.  

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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