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Craft Brews Punching Over Their Weight

Last year, the craft beer market continued its thirteen year upward trend, topping out at $23.5 billion dollars according to the national Brewers’ Association. In the U.S. as a whole, craft brew production doubled in the last 5 years to reach nearly 18 million barrels last year. As part of HPR’s ongoing series on craft brewing, Noe Tanigawa reports O‘ahu is tracking that pattern of growth. Recently, I was out with plant biologist, certified craft beer judge, Cindy Goldstein. She’s the contact...

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Boston Right-Wing 'Free Speech' Rally Dwarfed By Counterprotesters

Updated at 4:53 p.m. ET A small number of right-wing "Free Speech Rally" demonstrators disbanded early from Boston Common after they were confronted by thousands of counterprotesters shouting anti-Nazi and anti-KKK slogans. Deborah Becker, a reporter with member station WBUR in Boston , said that "a few dozen" rally attendees were escorted from Parkman Bandstand by police and placed into police vehicles "for their own safety." "The counterdemonstrators cheered as the group was escorted out of...

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Louie Anderson is in town. He spoke with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence in our Atherton Performing Arts Studio ahead of shows at the Blue Note through Saturday.

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This week we’re learning about Crisis Text Line, a free, nationwide 24/7 support for those in crisis. Users in Hawaii can text “Aloha” or “Start” to 741741 from anywhere in the US to text with a trained crisis counselor. HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence learned about the service and goal to find more volunteers with Katie Copeskey, Volunteer Crisis Counselor and Recruiter with Crisis Text Line.

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Last year, the craft beer market continued its thirteen year upward trend, topping out at $23.5 billion dollars according to the national Brewers’ Association.  In the U.S. as a whole, craft brew production doubled in the last 5 years to reach nearly 18 million barrels last year.  As part of HPR’s ongoing series on craft brewing, Noe Tanigawa reports O‘ahu is tracking that pattern of growth.

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Simon_sees / Flickr

Compared to several years ago, the number of people using public transportation is dropping. That’s according to a study that finds the pattern to be true on the mainland—and also here in Hawai‘i. We get more from Pacific Business News Editor in Chief A. Kam Napier.

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Freda Payne has had a lot of experiences beyond her massive hit Band of Gold.

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HPR-Produced Talk Shows

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Rail Finances; Internet Freedom; Honolulu Complete Streets

Office of Governor David Ige

  Hawaii’s new Statewide Superintendent is officially on the job. Dr. Christina Kishimoto joins us to discuss her vision for public education in Hawaii and challenges such as a shortage of bus drivers, a maintenance backlog, and early childhood education.

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EvanLee / Pixabay

Today on Bytemarks Café, a project that brings together traditional knowledge and storytelling with game design. The project is called Skins and it's part of the initiative for Indigenous Futures Partnership to create new culturally-based stories.

HPR-Produced Music Shows

The Early Muse with Ian Capps

8 hours ago

Sundays at 9 PM on HPR-1

Blues From the Basement

8 hours ago

Saturdays at 10 PM on HPR-2. Blues from the Basement is a traditional blues show. whether it's Mississippi, Chicago, delta, or Piedmont blues, we cover it and try to remain true for the purists. And for those folks who may either have misconceptions about the blues or have never really delved into the blues... We do our best at trying to give our listeners a musical education on the great American art form simply known as the blues.

Tonight's session of Bridging the Gap will be loosly focused on music from Cuba, as well as an assortment of Latin Jazz. 

Hawaiian Word of the Day

Hawaiian Word of the Day: August 18th

Aug 18, 2017

Nahu means to bite. And it can be the bite of anything – from an insect that bites, to the bite of a dog, or even the bite you take out of a piece of cake.

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