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Far-Reaching Effects of Kilauea Eruption

Kilauea Volcano has been erupting for three weeks now, destroying 29 homes and covering more than 150 acres of land. But lava isn’t the only force that continues to threaten island residents. HPR Reporter Ku’uwehi Hiraishi has this story.

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National and World Headlines

A U.S. Delegation Is In Talks With North Korea, According To The State Department

A surprise meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in occurred Saturday on the North Korean side of the shared inter-Korean area of Panmunjom. Now, according to a statement from State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert on Sunday, a U.S. delegation "is in ongoing talks with North Korean officials at Panmunjom," too. In a tweet Sunday, President Trump said the U.S. delegation had arrived in North Korea to continue planning for the summit with Kim...

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A total of 22 fissures have appeared since May 3rd in Leilani Estates. The eruption has destroyed at least 40 homes, and lava has covered more than 2,000 acres of land. 

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This week on Helping Hand we’re learning about a crisis in our Asia Pacific neighborhood revolving around the Pacific Walrus. HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with the Center for Biological Diversity and one of their staff attorneys, Emily Jeffers, about it.

U.S. Geological Survey

Kilauea Volcano has been erupting for three weeks now, destroying 29 homes and covering more than 150 acres of land. But lava isn’t the only force that continues to threaten island residents. HPR Reporter Ku’uwehi Hiraishi has this story.

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Kumu Hula Kekuhi Keliʻikanakaʻole was raised in Hawaiian culture on Hawaiʻi island.  Her grandmother, educator Edith Kanakaʻole, was revered for her knowledge of hula and chant, and rigorous practice of those arts continues through Halau o Kekuhi, the family hula school.  HPR’s Noe Tanigawa reports Keliʻikanakaʻole’s view of the current eruption is firmly rooted in a connection with the lava, active continually underground.   

Howard Hughes Corp.

The Howard Hughes Corporation is playing a big role in changing the look of Honolulu’s urban landscape. Simon Treacy joined the company as president in January, and this week he announced the first major changes to the master plan of Ward Village. Pacific Business News editor in chief A. Kam Napier has more.

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HPR-Produced Talk Shows

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What happens when your vision changes, and you find out it's not just age - it's cataracts or macular degeneration. Next time on The Body Show, Dr. Kathy Kozak will talk with an expert about how to get the eye care you need, so you can see for life. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.

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Coast Guard Compass

China Expert; EPA Monitoring Air Quality Around Kilauea; Electricity Challenges Around Puna; New School/Old School/Too Cool for School Poetry Slam

HPR-Produced Music Shows

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Kanikapila Sunday features three hours of Great Hawaiian Music, including contemporary, traditional and hapa haole songs. You'll also hear slack key guitar and ‘ukulele instrumentals. Plus, the Kanikapila Sunday Classic! Tune in every Sunday with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai’i Time on HPR-1.

In Hour One of today's show, hear the latest from Kamaka Kukona, Waipuna, Kuana Torres Kahele, and John Keawe.

Hour Two features a track from Nathan Aweau's new album, 'Mau Loa' (pictured), plus the Makaha Sons, Keauhou and Leipono.

Tonight's session of Bridging the Gap will be loosly focused on music from Cuba, as well as an assortment of Latin Jazz as we relisten to this show from last August.

Latin Beat with Ray Cruz

May 25, 2018

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"

Hawaiian Word of the Day

Hawaiian Word of the Day: May 25th

May 25, 2018

Our Hawaiian Word of the Day is actually two words, hale kūʻai. It means a store or a shop, a place that sells things you might buy.

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