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Whether you live in our state or far from our shores, you’ll know what’s happening in Hawaii with a daily hour of locally-focused discussions of public affairs, ideas, culture and the arts. Guests from around the block and around the world provide perspectives on life in the islands and issues that have not yet reached Hawaii. Have something to say? Send a comment, conversation suggestion or a Backyard Quiz to talkback@hawaiipublicradio.org . You can also reach us on our talkback line at 808-792-8217. Remember to tell us your name and where you're from. Share your comments about the show in a short 30-second message and then we'll play some of them in future shows. The production team is Savannah Harriman-Pote, Russell Subiono and Lillian Tsang . Click the photos for individual stories and their audio! *Audio and digital content will be posted daily by 2 pm.

Whether you live in our state or far from our shores, you’ll know what’s happening in Hawaii with a daily hour of locally-focused discussions of public affairs, ideas, culture and the arts. Guests from around the block and around the world provide perspectives on life in the islands and issues that have not yet reached Hawaii. Have something to say? Send a comment, conversation suggestion or a Backyard Quiz to talkback@hawaiipublicradio.org . You can also reach us on our talkback line at 808-792-8217. Remember to tell us your name and where you're from. Share your comments about the show in a short 30-second message and then we'll play some of them in future shows. The production team is Savannah Harriman-Pote, Russell Subiono and Lillian Tsang . Click the photos for individual stories and their audio! *Audio and digital content will be posted daily by 2 pm.

Location:

Honolulu, HI

Networks:

Hawaii PR

Description:

Whether you live in our state or far from our shores, you’ll know what’s happening in Hawaii with a daily hour of locally-focused discussions of public affairs, ideas, culture and the arts. Guests from around the block and around the world provide perspectives on life in the islands and issues that have not yet reached Hawaii. Have something to say? Send a comment, conversation suggestion or a Backyard Quiz to talkback@hawaiipublicradio.org . You can also reach us on our talkback line at 808-792-8217. Remember to tell us your name and where you're from. Share your comments about the show in a short 30-second message and then we'll play some of them in future shows. The production team is Savannah Harriman-Pote, Russell Subiono and Lillian Tsang . Click the photos for individual stories and their audio! *Audio and digital content will be posted daily by 2 pm.

Twitter:

@hipubradio

Language:

English

Contact:

738 Kaheka St. Honolulu Hi, 96814


Episodes

The Conversation: Indigenous Solutions to Climate Change; Kaua‘i Church Organ

5/13/2021
Indigenous solutions to climate change; Reality Check with Civil Beat; Pacific Islanders in Communications celebrates 30th anniversary; Restoring a Kaua‘i church organ

Duration:00:52:00

The Conversation: Hanabusa Joins HART; Josh Green on Vaccine Passports

5/12/2021
Former congresswoman joins Honolulu rail; Salvaging the rail project; Inter-island vaccine passports; The Long View with Neal Milner; Reality Check with Civil Beat; Remote work training

Duration:00:52:04

The Conversation: Honolulu Rail Critic; Foster Care System

5/11/2021
Criticisms of the Honolulu rail; Foster care system facing challenges; Reality Check with Civil Beat: Vaccinating young teens; Resuming LDS missions; 60th anniversary of the Peace Corps

Duration:00:52:27

The Conversation: Red Hill Fuel Leak; HART Rail Report Uncovered

5/10/2021
Red Hill facility fuel leak; Confidential rail report uncovered; Reality Check with Civil Beat: Police review board; Renovating housing policy; International adoptions amid pandemic

Duration:00:52:12

The Conversation: Saving Hotel Jobs; AARP Anti-Fraud Campaign

5/7/2021
Saving Hawaii hotel jobs; AARP launching anti-fraud campaign; Reality Check with Civil Beat: University of Hawaii budget cuts; UH Contemporary Music Ensemble; Teacher Appreciation Week: Nanakuli Elementary and Waʻena Intermediate

Duration:00:52:59

The Conversation: Hawaii Tourism Authority; Esports at UH Mānoa

5/6/2021
Cutting Hawaii Tourism Authority's budget; Local ties to Netflix documentary "My Octopus Teacher"; Reality Check with Civil Beat: Interim police chief; UH Mānoa hosts esports tournament; Mauka to Makai: Long Spoon Farms

Duration:00:52:24

The Conversation: Revamping Hawaii Tourism Authority; Monk Seal Pup in Waikiki

5/5/2021
Revamping the Hawaii Tourism Authority; Homeschooling on the rise in Hawai‘i; Reality Check with Civil Beat: Federal vaccine requests; Benefits and pitfalls of artificial intelligence; Monk seal pup at Kaimana Beach

Duration:00:52:07

The Conversation: Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Steve Alm Marks 100 Days

5/4/2021
Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Steve Alm marks 100 days; Reality Check with Civil Beat: 'Love Has Won' cult leader; American Youth Soccer Organization kicks off locally; Shangri La Artist-in-Residence is Kamran Samimi

Duration:00:51:38

The Conversation: Hawai‘i Island Vaccinations; Teacher Appreciation Week

5/3/2021
Encouraging Hawai‘i Island residents to get vaccinated; Reality Check with Civil Beat: Tourism industry; Initiative to reduce waste and create jobs in Hilo; Teacher Appreciation Week

Duration:00:49:27

The Conversation: May Day Two Ways, Flowers and Workers

4/30/2021
On this Aloha Friday Conversation, we’re all about flowers and growing things. Tomorrow is May Day, Lei Day in Hawai‘i, which has traditionally meant making lei, giving lei, wearing a lei and the May Day Court with all their floral regalia---the only time local kids did poi balls, tinikling and haka was in May Day performances.

Duration:00:52:37

The Conversation: State Sen. Kalani English Bids Aloha

4/29/2021
State Senator J. Kalani English bids farewell to his colleagues; Kauai COVID-19 vaccinations and an uptick in cases; Reality Check with Civil Beat: Honolulu rail and Colleen Hanabusa; Kauai resort general manager on tourism; History of the Hawaii Education Association on its 100th anniversary

Duration:00:52:20

The Conversation: Passed Measure Allows State to Extend Public Land Leases

4/28/2021
State lawmakers pass measure allowing state to extend leases of public lands; Reality Check with Civil Beat: Investigations of police fatal shootings; The Long View: Public relationship with law enforcement; Pandemic parenting and education tips; Native Hawaiian sons of the Civil War

Duration:00:52:24

The Conversation: Highlighting Autism Awareness Month

4/27/2021
Aloha Tower lights up blue this week in recognition of Autism Awareness Month; Achieving educational equity in the islands; Reality Check with Civil Beat: Maui's native birds; Civil War history at Nu‘uanu Cemetery

Duration:00:52:51

The Conversation: Hawai‘i Preschool Program Receives Top Marks

4/26/2021
State-funded preschool program scores in top tier nationally; Domestic Violence Action Center helping families in need for 30 years; Reality Check with Civil Beat: Pacific Islanders and COVID-19 funeral aid; UH Cancer Center on racial and ethnic disparities; Hawai‘i Sons of the Civil War

Duration:00:56:12

The Conversation: Raising Awareness of Campus Sexual Assault

4/23/2021
Raising awareness of sexual assault at the University of Hawaii; Reality Check with Civil Beat: Latest from state legislature; Art educators leave their legacy; Local bookstore celebrates; Comedian Tumua Tuinei on local style humor

Duration:00:52:24

The Conversation: UH Medical School Body Donations; Local Seed Bank

4/22/2021
UH medical school resumes Willed Body Program; Reality Check with Civil Beat: Hau‘ula assisted living facility; Lecture series about Queen Liliuokalani; Earth Day: Local seed bank's restoration efforts

Duration:00:52:17

The Conversation: Local Reaction to Derek Chauvin Verdict; Push to Vaccinate

4/21/2021
Local reaction to former Minneapolis police officer's guilty verdict; The push to vaccinate residents; Hawaii Tourism Authority under scrutiny; Earth Day: Maui Nui Marine Resource Council cleaning up pollution

Duration:00:52:24

The Conversation: Mayor Blangiardi on Honolulu Police Department, Commission

4/19/2021
Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi's thoughts about the Honolulu Police Department; Maui doctor discusses the Johnson & Johnson vaccine; Reality Check with Civil Beat: Sand Island Treatment Center; Assets School celebrates 65th anniversary

Duration:00:52:18

The Conversation: Hawai‘i Tourism Authority Faces Possible Funding Cuts, Restructuring

4/16/2021
Hawai‘i Tourism Authority faces possible funding cuts; ‘Iolani Palace seeks financial support amid pandemic; Reality Check with Civil Beat: Honolulu police shoot, kill man in Nu‘uanu

Duration:00:25:14

The Conversation: Honolulu Rail Project Seeks More Federal Funding

4/15/2021
Honolulu rail project seeks more federal funding; Workshop for Hawaiian Heritage Music Series; Reality Check with Civil Beat: Kauai Police Chief Todd Raybuck; Hana Hou: Hawai‘i honors the efforts of healthcare workers

Duration:00:36:04