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Honolulu Councilmember Ozawa: Homeless Task Force to Clear Illegal Encampments

The Honolulu City Council is urging the formation of a Task Force to clear illegal homeless camps. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

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How The Biggest Animal On Earth Got So Big

Whales are the largest animals on the planet, but they haven't always been giants. Fossil records show that ancient whales were much smaller than the currently living behemoths. So when did whales get so big, and how? A new study suggests it might be due to changes in climate that affected the food that some whales eat: krill and small fish. Instead of being spread throughout the ocean, lots of krill started being packed into a small area. Bigger whales were simply more efficient at eating...

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Dan Medhurst via The New Mastersounds
Dan Medhurst via The New Mastersounds

Keeping the music upbeat and funky tonight on Bridging the Gap.

Tomorrow on the show we'll be chatting with Simon of The New Mastersounds ahead of their string of shows at the Blue Note Hawaii. 

Wayne Yoshioka

The Honolulu City Council is urging the formation of a Task Force to clear illegal homeless camps.  HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports. 

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noe tanigawa

The Honolulu Biennial may be over but Maoli Arts Movement, or MAMo activities have picked right up, recognizing Native Hawaiian artists.  This year, Moana Eisele is being honored for her kapa work, along with Umi Kai for his recreations of Hawaiian implements and weaponry.  HPR’s Noe Tanigawa caught up with another 2017 MAMo honoree, painter and historian, Brook Parker at Marks Garage, where the three are showing through July 5th.  

Wayne Yoshioka

The latest homeless point-in-time count indicates an increase among veterans on Oʻahu. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka talked to veterans and homeless assistance providers for this update. 

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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.

    

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HPR-Produced Talk Shows

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Surfrider Foundation Blue Water Task Force: Stuart Coleman; The New Mastersounds: Eddie Roberts

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The Case for Short Term Rentals; Maui County Council Chair; Music from Rachel Gonzales

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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.

HPR-Produced Music Shows

Morning Cafe/Morning Concert with Gene Schiller

6 minutes ago

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Weekdays 8:30 AM - Noon on HPR-1

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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. 

Dan Medhurst via The New Mastersounds
Dan Medhurst via The New Mastersounds

Keeping the music upbeat and funky tonight on Bridging the Gap.

Tomorrow on the show we'll be chatting with Simon of The New Mastersounds ahead of their string of shows at the Blue Note Hawaii. 

Evening Jazz with Charles Husson

12 hours ago

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.

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Hawaiian Word of the Day

Whether you are talking about the place on Maui or a shawl that is draped over your shoulders, it is pronounced Kīhei with a stress on the first vowel. It means a shawl or cape, and is a well-known destination on the Valley Isle.

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