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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 Lillian Tsang , Harrison Patino , and Jason Ubay. 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 Lillian Tsang , Harrison Patino , and Jason Ubay. Click the photos for individual stories and their audio! *Audio and digital content will be posted daily by 2 pm.

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Honolulu, HI

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Hawaii PR

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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 Lillian Tsang , Harrison Patino , and Jason Ubay. Click the photos for individual stories and their audio! *Audio and digital content will be posted daily by 2 pm.

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@hipubradio

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English

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738 Kaheka St. Honolulu Hi, 96814


Episodes

The Conversation: Reopening Driver Licensing Centers

5/27/2020
What to expect as driver licensing centers reopen; Returning to regular health visits; COVID-19 crisis also affecting mental health; Hawaiian Telcom on increased Internet demand; Internet access creates disparities in distance learning

Duration:00:52:32

The Conversation: Money Chairs Discuss State Budget Priorities

5/26/2020
State lawmakers are due back in session June 15th after passing a spending plan for the state last week. But there is still work ahead as key players try and sort through what to expect when it comes to money coming into our tax coffers and money from the Federal Government.

Duration:00:51:35

The Conversation: Strengthening Hawaii's Food Systems

5/22/2020
Nurturing ag to fill Big Island need; Keeping kupuna fed; Sustainable ag systems; Aina Aloha Economic Futures Declaration; Updates on Hawaii arts groups; Kupuna wisdom

Duration:00:52:51

The Conversation: State Transparency and Guidance Needed at Care Homes

5/21/2020
Public transparency at care homes; Celebrating EMS workers in our community; City workers on extended paid leave; Breakthrough science of Alice Ball

Duration:00:50:24

The Conversation: Keeping Airports Safe Now And In The Future

5/20/2020
Testing for COVID-19 at the airport; The Long View with Neal Milner: Challenges for airport design post-pandemic; Navy replaces leaky fuel tank in California but not Red Hill; Remembering the Chaulmoogra tree and how it helped those with Hansen's disease

Duration:00:53:04

The Conversation: Possible Link Between COVID-19 And Kawasaki Disease

5/18/2020
Kawasaki disease expert talks possible link to COVID-19; Spotting child abuse in your community; Honolulu avoids penalties for lack of trash for H-Power; Historian on Queen Liliuokalani's diaries during the overthrow

Duration:00:52:23

The Conversation: Hawaii Retailers Safely Open For Business

5/14/2020
It will be a big day for retail shops and other small businesses here on Oahu as they have been given the ok to reopen tomorrow, May 15. Today we talk about the relaxation of COVID19 restrictions and how retail stores and small businesses plan to safely open their doors and try to get the economy going again.

Duration:00:51:39

The Conversation: Retail Slow To Reopen On Neighbor Islands

5/14/2020
Retail reopens on Hawaii Island, Kauai and Maui; Update on inmate release; Health crisis drives bike sales; Rebuilding facilities at Volcanoes National Park

Duration:00:52:07

The Conversation: State Lawmakers Resume 2020 Legislative Session

5/12/2020
2020 Legislative session resumes; Pedestrian and traffic safety awareness; Scant details about HECO's new solar farm projects; Samoan history teaches important pandemic lesson

Duration:00:52:52

The Conversation: Preparing For Hurricanes And Natural Disasters

5/11/2020
Hawaii's hurricane season on the horizon; Hawaii's homeowners handbook to prepare for natural disasters; Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders facing higher coronavirus infection rates; How Asian giant hornets could get to the Islands

Duration:00:50:24

The Conversation: Arts Organizations Evolving During COVID-19 Crisis

5/8/2020
In this Aloha Friday episode, it's all about the arts and food! The Honolulu Museum of Art and Bishop Museum's plan for re-opening after the Governor's shutdown order is lifted, how the public can help after our local longline fishing industry crashed, a check-in with Maui County's foodbank, and great tips for cooking while quarantined.

Duration:00:52:18

The Conversation: Concern Over Relaxed Restrictions

5/7/2020
A Hawaii Senator discusses her feelings about the State's phased plan to lift coronavirus restrictions, a college student contemplates whether he should to return to school if they plan to put classes online, Hawaii Pacific University's President talks about his school's plans amidst the new normal, and the author of the book "Wave Woman" talks story about the person who inspired her to write it - her mother.

Duration:00:52:08

The Conversation: Congressman Ed Case Talks Coronavirus, RIMPAC

5/6/2020
Rep. Ed Case on COVID-19 and RIMPAC; The Long View with Neal Milner: Correlation between political ideology and COVID-19 reactions; Antiquated IT system hinders Hawaii's unemployed; Chaminade University President Lynn Babington talks fall semester; Rural community comes together for distance learning

Duration:00:52:24

The Conversation: University of Hawaii To Resume Classes This Fall

5/5/2020
UH to mix online and in-person classes this fall; What offices will look like after the pandemic; Does the state have enough people for contact tracing?; Chaplains bring comfort despite physical distancing

Duration:00:50:24

The Conversation: Real Estate Amid COVID-19

5/4/2020
Snapshot of Hawaii's real estate market; Selling homes via virtual open houses; What Hawaii's economy will look like after COVID-19; Challenges of a Hawaii resident distance learning at an East Coast college

Duration:00:50:23

The Conversation: Acts of Aloha During The COVID-19 Crisis

5/1/2020
It's May Day, aka Lei Day, here in the Islands. While our changed times don't allow us to mark the occassion in the ways we have traditionally, we are shouting out across the state with a big mahalo for everyone hanging tough during these trying times. For today's show, we celebrate acts of aloha and kindness on this Aloha Friday. We hear from listeners as they highlight the kindness shown for one another during this time. We're also joined by Ashley Maynard, a professor speciailizing in...

Duration:00:47:05

The Conversation: The Future After the Coronavirus Crisis

4/30/2020
A University of Hawaii Futurist Studies professor discusses navigating out of the COVID-19 crisis, how going to a bar or restaurant may change after the crisis in Honolulu Civil Beat's Reality Check, Hawaii's Banking Commissioner names resources for financial assistance for businesses and consumers, and a local author explains how to deal with isolation during the Governor's stay-at-home order.

Duration:00:49:44

The Conversation: US China Trade After COVID-19

4/29/2020
Coronavirus effect on US China trade; Distance learning a bane for Hawaiian immersion schools; Care homes wary of inspections amid coronavirus; Legal rights during the pandemic; Risks of coronavirus to cats and dogs

Duration:00:52:34

The Conversation: Managing a Pandemic

4/28/2020
The administrators for Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region 9 talk coordinating efforts during the coronavirus pandemic, the Contractors Association of Hawaii on how the industry is keeping job sites open and workers safe, and the Hawaii Farm Bureau discusses the challenges ahead.

Duration:00:49:45

The Conversation: School During The COVID-19 Crisis

4/27/2020
Progress with online learning at Hawaii's public schools; Mid-Pac Institute on deeper learning and teaching online; A look at mobile coronavirus testing; Hawaii Association of Independent Schools turns 50

Duration:00:52:23