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Nimitz Highway Viaduct Cleanup Begins

The State Department of Transportation is leading a multi-agency effort to clear homeless encampments under the Nimitz Highway Viaduct. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

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National and World Headlines

A Timeline — And Questions — About The Niger Firefight That Killed U.S. Troops

Amid growing political fallout, the Department of Defense has put forward a timeline for the deadly confrontation with militants in Niger that killed four U.S. troops. Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said during a briefing that major questions remain about this "tough firefight," such as whether the unit's mission changed and why it took days to recover the body of Army Sgt. La David Johnson. He also said investigators are examining whether the troops had adequate...

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Wayne Yoshioka

The State Department of Transportation is leading a multi-agency effort to clear homeless encampments under the Nimitz Highway Viaduct. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

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This week Stargazer shares some news about a mission that has revealed new images of weather on a planet in the solar system, as HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips.



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Stolen money, falsified police reports, planted evidence – what sounds like a plot for a police drama is playing out in real life in Hawai’i. Former Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha, his wife, and a handful of HPD officers were released on bond after being indicted by a federal grand jury in a public corruption case. Allegations of corruption at the HPD following a case of a stolen mailbox led to a two-year federal investigation that uncovered much more. HPR’s Ku’uwehi Hiraishi reports.

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This week Helping Hand previews the 2017 Footsteps to Transition Fair, tomorrow, Saturday October 21 at Windward Community College, 8:30 a.m. to noon for middle and high school students with special needs and their loved ones from across Oahu to assist in critical details of making transitions to adult life.

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Two recent ground-breakings in Kapolei represent significant additions to their respective markets. Pacific Business News Editor in Chief A. Kam Napier has more on what it means for local businesses.


HPR-Produced Talk Shows

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Regenerative Medicine; Avoiding Identity Theft; Zen and Cancer

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Tuberculosis may not be something you hear about everyday, but it's out there and needs to be treated. The next time on The Body Show, Dr. Kathy Kozak talks to Dr. Elizabeth MacNeill about how Hawaii is handling TB testing and treatment to a cure.


Former HPD Chief Arrested; Challenge to Travel Ban 3.0; Ethnic Inequality in Public Schools

HPR-Produced Music Shows

Since it's a beautiful, rainy night... I'm filling tonight's session of Bridging the Gap with beautiful songs to set a mellow rainy day mood.

Evening Jazz with Charles Husson

7 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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Weekdays at 6pm on HPR-2

Evening Concert gives listeners a chance to unwind through the pau hana hours. You'll enjoy classic performances, along with weather updates and musical birthdays and anniversaries.


Hawaiian Word of the Day

Hawaiian Word of the Day: October 23rd

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ʻAnakē is another term we borrowed from English, and it means “aunty.” We have so many aunties in Hawaiʻi, ʻanakē should come in handy.

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