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This week the SPIN Network returns to Helping Hand! The Special Parent Information Network is a parent-to-parent organization that provides resources, support and referrals to parents of children and young adults with disabilities and the professionals who serve them. We welcome back the Coordinator at the SPIN Network, Susan Rocco and a new guest, Program Specialist Amanda Ka'ahanui.

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Four years ago this month, the world was focused on the nuclear disaster in Fukushima Japan.  This week, there’s been some movement when it comes to the future of nuclear power in Japan. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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Flights have now resumed through Nepal’s only international airport. Last week, the facility was completely shut down for several days, stranding thousands of passengers. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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This week, the Howard Hughes Corporation won approval from regulators for a project on the site of Ward Warehouse. The company is in the process of reshaping 60 acres of Kakaako. But that’s only part of the story of how this Texas-based company came to be a major player in Honolulu real estate. From Pacific Business News, Editor in Chief A. Kam Napier has more.

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State Lawmakers conducted a comprehensive briefing on Housing requirements state-wide today.  And, HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports, the shortfall is staggering.     

Water Flow to Be Returned to Iao Stream

Oct 13, 2014
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Wikipedia Commons

For the first time in more than a century, there will be a continuous flow of water from Mauka to Makai in Maui's Iao Stream beginning today. Since the 1800's, the Wailuku Water Company has diverted water from the Central Maui stream, but now that's changing. Eileen Chao has more from The Maui News.

Putin’s Asian Travels

Nov 14, 2013
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Flickr / World Economic Forum

Much of the world’s attention this week has been focused on disaster recovery in the Philippines. But elsewhere in Asia, the president of Russia has been on the road, signing economic deals in Vietnam and announcing big plans in South Korea. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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Hawai Public Radio

 

This morning Hawaii Public Radio hosted a press conference to announce the debut of the Radio Flyers Program.

Hawaii Public Radio, Hawaiian Airlines and The Kapi’olani Medical Center for Women and Children are combining forces in this unique charitable contribution.

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Flickr / chrisUK

School’s been back in session around the islands since August. But in China, hundreds of thousands of JOURNALISTS are about to go through some further educational training…whether they want to or not. HPR’s Bill Dorman explains in today’s Asia Minute.