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Truth, Politics and Power: An Inauguration Special

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? Listen HERE November's election featured a political style new to most Americans - not just bluster and populist demagoguery, but a campaign centered on xenophobia and racism, a candidate who encouraged violence by his supporters at raucous rallies, bullied his opponents and the media and...

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In Inaugural Address, Trump Decries 'Carnage' And Promises 'America First'

A newly inaugurated Donald J. Trump delivered a fiercely populist and often dark address, promising to transfer power in Washington from political elites to the people and vowing to put "America first." Surrounded by members of Congress and the Supreme Court, the nation's 45th president repeated themes from his historic and divisive campaign message, describing children in poverty, schools in crisis and streets pocked with crime and "carnage." "For too long, a small group in our nation's...

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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?

Listen HERE

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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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noe tanigawa

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.

Trump for President Campaign

Last November, Donald Trump lost Hawai’i’s General Election by more than a 2-to-1 margin.   Now, on the eve of his inauguration as the 45th President of the U-S, HPR talked to local voters about their hopes for the country in the next 4 years. 

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HPR-Produced Music Shows

Bridging the Gap with Nick Yee

Saturdays from 6pm-8pm on HPR-2. Nick Yee’s live sets as dj mr.nick earned him a reputation for being able to start in one genre and seamlessly slide into another, moving across musical and cultural boundaries.

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Hawaiian Word of the Day

Heʻe is the Hawaiian word for octopus. You've probably heard heʻe in names such as Waiheʻe, a former governor of Hawaiʻi, or in words like wahaheʻe, meaning to lie, literally, slippery mouth.

HPR-Produced Talk Shows

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Martina Rathgens / Flickr

Monday 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. Monday afternoon at 5 on HPR-2.

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