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Hōkūleʻa: Coming Home

The Hōkūleʻa and Hikianalia departed Tahiti last week for Honolulu – beginning the final leg of their worldwide journey. We caught up with Nāʻālehu Anthony the day after the Hōkūleʻa set sail for home.

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White House Moves To Block Disclosure Of Ethics Waivers For Trump Appointees

The White House is blocking a move by the Office of Government Ethics to compile waivers of federal ethics rules that have been granted to officials hired into the administration from corporations and lobbying firms. At the same time, an anti-Trump legal group has filed suit to make those waivers public. The White House action, a letter to OGE Director Walter M. Shaub Jr. from Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, was first reported by The New York Times . The newspaper had...

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This week on Stargazer, we get an update on a mysteriously dimming star we’ve reported on before, as HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips.

    

ʻŌiwi TV / Nāʻālehu Anthony
ʻŌiwi TV / Nāʻālehu Anthony

The Hōkūleʻa and Hikianalia departed Tahiti last week for Honolulu – beginning the final leg of their worldwide journey. We caught up with Nāʻālehu Anthony the day after the Hōkūleʻa set sail for home.

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Baldwin Beach Park stretches for more than 17 acres along the north shore of Maui, just outside of Paia. It's got a soccer field, a softball field, and even a cricket pitch. It's also got a significant homeless population. Tomorrow, county officials will conduct a sweep of the area. We get more on the story from Colleen Uechi of The Maui News.

Musical group War began playing in the Aloha State decades ago. Their unique mix of rock, funk, R & B, soul and psychedelia propelled the band to international stardom, taking them far past the short-lived original era with Eric Burdon.

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This week Helping Hand welcomes back Waikīkī Health. According to their website, everyone is welcome to receive quality health care that’s been in operation since 1967, and have a number of ways they help support the most vulnerable through medical and social services provided at a number of Honolulu area clinics. HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Waikīkī Health CEO Sheila Beckham.

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Today on The Body Show, if you have arthritis, Parkinson's or other medical problems going to the gym to the work out might just be harder than you think. We'll talk to an expert about the concept of a medical gym and why it just might help provide the personalized attention that can make all the difference. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.

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Honolulu County Council Chair; Tiny Homes Coming to Kauai; Music of Silent Films

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Few conditions are more stigmatized in American society than addiction. The era of widespread opioid addiction has blown the lid off many preconceived notions about addiction and addicts. Today on Town Square our panel discusses best practices in addiction treatment, recovery and the overlap of substance abuse and mental illness. 

HPR-Produced Music Shows

Spinning some vintage Latin Jazz, Jamaican Ska and swing into tonight's session of Bridging the Gap.

Latin Beat with Ray Cruz

May 19, 2017

Wednesdays at 8 PM on HPR-2. Latin Beat shares music and information regarding Afro Cuban Latin Jazz. Host Ray Cruz connects the dots for the listener as he tells the story via music so that the audience feels surprised, entertained and moved. "Latin Beat.....music to make your ears smile"

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.

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Hawaiian Word of the Day

Hoʻomau means “to continue, keep on, persist, renew, perpetuate, persevere, and last.” Be sure to pronounce those glottal stops between the “o,” which is called an ʻokina in Hawaiian.

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