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Wayne Yoshioka

Governor Ige Issues Emergency Management Agency Reform Plan

On Tuesday, Governor David Ige released a road map for reforming the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency. Failures of management, protocol, an technology came to light following an incoming ballistic missile alert issued in error by that agency on January 13th.

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Supreme Court Gets Moving, Issuing As Many Decisions In One Day As It Has In 5 Months

The U.S. Supreme Court began churning out opinions Wednesday, producing four decisions — as many as the justices have produced over the past 4 1/2 months combined. The topics were varied, touching on subjects ranging from gun control to whistleblower protection and terrorism. A "muddle" on guns? In a week highlighted by the national gun control debate, the court ruled that a North Carolina man who pleaded guilty to illegal firearm possession may still appeal his conviction on constitutional...

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Wayne Yoshioka

On Tuesday, Governor David Ige released a road map for reforming the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency. Failures of management, protocol, an technology came to light following an incoming ballistic missile alert issued in error by that agency on January 13th. 

Samuel King Jr. / U.S. Air Force

Following the deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school, there is a lot of attention on school safety. The number of gun incidents in Hawaiʻi schools has actually dropped. Last year there were 21 incidents all involving air guns.

Wayne Yoshioka

The State released its report today on the false missile alert January 13th.  HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

Order 9066 Podcast Series

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President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 just months after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor. Some 120,000 people of Japanese ancestry were forced from their homes on the West Coast and sent to one of ten "relocation" camps, where they were imprisoned behind barbed wire for the length of the war. Two-thirds of them were American citizens.

Pacific Harp Project

Hawaii is known for being a crossroads of influences, and there’s a new music group in town that is forging a hybrid of classical, jazz, and pop with unique instrumentation.  HPR’s Noe Tanigawa reports the Pacific Harp Project’s sound is more than the sum of its highly talented parts. 

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HPR-Produced Talk Shows

Hawaii State Department of Defense

On Tuesday, Governor David Ige released a roadmap for reforming the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency. Failures of management, protocol, and technology came to light following an incoming ballistic missile alert issued in error by that agency on January 13th. Our panel breaks down the details of that reform plan and assesses its tenets.

Guests:

Toby Claremont, former Hawaii Emergency Management Agency Executive Officer

Hawaii Technology Development Corp.

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt and Ryan invited Robbie Melton, Executive Director of HTDC back to the show to talk about the future of the Mānoa Innovation Center.

They'll find out how the relationship between the Hawaiʻi Technology Development Corporation and the University of Hawaiʻi is affecting the operating budget of the center. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.

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DOE on Gun Safety and Shooter Drills; Big Island Solar Update; DoD Report on False Missile Alert

HPR-Produced Music Shows

1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5. Today, counting up: solos by Falla and Bach; duets by Mozart and Delius; one trio, also by Bach, with unusual instrumentation; quartets by Brahms and Ruth Crawford Seeger; and quintets by Dvorák and Dohnányi. Join me and enjoy the ever-changing musical texture and color throughout the program.  

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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. 

Keeping the music (mostly) mellow for this Tuesday evening, with new music from Thievery Corporation, and some new vinyl acquisitions.

Hawaiian Word of the Day

Hawaiian Word of the Day: February 21st

14 hours ago

Wakinekona is a Hawaiian-ization, if you will, of Washington. It is how we say the name of the state, the nation's capital, and the first president of the United States. Even the Honolulu home of our last queen. Wakinekona, a borrowed word for Washington.

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