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Times They Are A-Changin’ (Maybe)

The Women’s Marches that happened in thirty two countries Saturday attracted over two million people concerned about U.S. positions on climate change, immigration, healthcare, reproductive rights, the world community, and more. Here in Hawai‘i, thousands took the opportunity to air a diversity of concerns. HPR”s Noe Tanigawa offers this sampling from the colorful Women’s March in Honolulu.

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Ethics Experts File Lawsuit Saying Trump's Overseas Interests Violate Constitution

Updated at 12 p.m. ET A team of ethics experts and legal scholars filed a lawsuit in federal court this morning that says President Donald Trump's overseas businesses violate the Constitution's emoluments clause, which bars presidents from taking money from foreign governments. The group says it is asking the court "to stop Trump from violating the Constitution by illegally receiving payments from foreign governments" with ties to Trump interests. The lawsuit states that: "These violations of...

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The Women’s Marches that happened in thirty two countries Saturday attracted over two million people concerned about U.S. positions on climate change, immigration, healthcare, reproductive rights, the world community, and more.  Here in Hawai‘i, thousands took the opportunity to air a diversity of concerns.  HPR”s Noe Tanigawa offers this sampling from the colorful Women’s March in Honolulu.

In this hour-long special timed for Inauguration Week, Host Neal Conan delves into one of the most provocative questions being asked about our next President.  Is it fair to compare Trumpism to Fascism?

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This week on Helping Hand we’re learning about the Hawai‘i Foodbank, who have a sobering mission: they work to provide about 125 local agencies with food, feeding a staggering one in five people of the Aloha State’s population. A quarter million people are in need of help. HPR ATC Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Gerald Shintaku, Foodbank President, about the crisis of hunger in Hawai‘i and the many opportunities to lend a helping hand.

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Wikimedia Commons

Farming in Hawaii has gone from industrial scale to small farms. And the technology supporting the farmers has shrunk too. Today, it often fits right in a phone. Pacific Business News Editor in Chief A. Kam Napier has more.

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Nearly a hundred twenty nine thousand people voted for Donald Trump in Hawai‘i, and this morning, Hawai‘i Republicans convened at Ward Big City Diner to watch and celebrate the inauguration together.   President Trump’s inauguration is prompting other gatherings, including a teach in at UH Manoa today, a community concert tonight, and the international Women’s March tomorrow, now with over 600 sister marches world- wide.  HPR’s Noe Tanigawa reports.

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HPR-Produced Music Shows

Evening Jazz with Charles Husson

Mondays, Tuesdays & 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. Find his playlists HERE |
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Hawaiian Word of the Day

Keakapahu is how we say “Jack in the box” in Hawaiian. Keaka is a Hawaiian way of saying “Jack,” and pahu is “box.”

HPR-Produced Talk Shows

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Martina Rathgens / Flickr

Today on The Body Show: Latest in Cosmetic Surgery

Looking and feeling your best, we all want that for the New Year. So what's the latest in cosmetic surgery to help you look and feel great? Next time on The Body Show, talking about the latest in invasive and non-invasive ways to put your best face forward. This afternoon at 5 on HPR-2.

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