HPR Local News
Women's Legislative Caucus Unveil Package of Bills01/29/15
Women Lawmakers unveiled their package of bi-partisan bills today aimed at improving the lives of women in Hawai’i. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.
Hundreds Sound Off on Army Downsizing
Nearly 400 people attended the first Army listening session in Waikīkī. The five and a half hour session was the longest yet and brought out vocal...
Chief Justice Recktenwald Delivers State of the Judiciary Address
The Chief Justice of the Hawai’i Supreme Court addressed lawmakers during a joint Senate and House session today. As HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports, the...
Urban Foraging: On The Hunt in Honolulu
A movement to make better use of food resources already growing in our cities is taking root in the islands. It’s called urban foraging. The goal is to...
Lawmakers Briefed on Affordable Rental Housing
Hawai’i’s need for more affordable rental housing was the subject of a briefing today before a Joint Legislative Housing Committee. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka...
Governor Delivers State of the State Address
Hawai’i’s new Governor delivered his first state of the state address today before a joint legislative session. As HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports, after...
President Obama Supports India’s Solar Push
Governor David Ige is one Hawai‘i’ resident who has a solar photovoltaic system at home. Renewable energy got a mention in the governor’s state of the...
13 Women at Pegge Hopper
Thirteen of Hawai‘i’s most savvy women artists are showing together at Pegge Hopper Gallery in Chinatown. HPR’s Noe Tanigawa offers this glimpse of the...
January 26 - February 1, 2015 Stargazer: Snow In The Solar System?
For this week's Stargazer, we’ve got a variety of planets to try and spot, plus we learn about the discovery of a kind of snow on a planet in our solar...
Hong Kong Tumbles on Livability List
What makes a city “livable” is a matter of opinion. According to the Economist Intelligence Unit, Honolulu is the most livable city in the United States...
Public Invited to Listening Sessions on Army Downsizing
Thousands stand to lose their jobs at Hawai‘i’s military bases, if the Pentagon’s proposed cuts move forward. Schofield Barracks and Fort Shafter are...
Helping Hand - Boys & Girls Clubs Of Hawai'i
Helping Hand is a weekly feature on HPR. Each Friday afternoon, Helping Hand puts the spotlight on an organization or event in the community that...
Big Galute: Catskills and Beyond
Klezmer is the traditional folk music of Jews from Eastern Europe, known for expressive melodies and lively dance tunes. The music ensemble, Big Galute...
Out of India: President Obama Makes Historic Trip
President Obama heads off on his first international trip of the new year this weekend. He’s heading to India on a visit that’s noteworthy for a number...
Slow Internet Threatens Hawai‘i’s Future
Broadband internet access is both a luxury for modern entertainment and a necessity for business. But Hawaii is falling behind when it comes to fast...
A Legal Perspective on GMO Crops
Genetically Modified or Engineered crops will be a hot topic at the Legislature this session. And lawmakers could learn from a Hawai’i State Bar...
Halau Lokahi Students Begin Transition to New Schools
For the first time, the state is taking steps to close a charter school. Hālau Lōkahi has been in operation for 14 years, and now parents of students...
India’s Tiger Comeback
When we hear stories about environmental topics, the news is often discouraging. But when it comes to one endangered species there are positive...
Judy Collins Returns & Shares Stories On HPR's ATC
Performer Judy Collins has a long history in the islands. She took time to explore it ahead of her return to the state, in a conversation on HPR's All...
State Legislature Starts 2015 Session
The State Legislature officially opened its 2015 session today. Common themes of restoring public confidence in government and no new taxes were...
- Honolulu, Hawaii