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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: Honolulu Councilmember on Rail; British Memorial Day Services

6/1/2021
Honolulu City Council transportation committee chair on the rail project; High demand, challenges for vacation rental owners; Honoring British seaman and citizens at Oahu Cemetery

Duration:00:45:19

The Conversation: Circular Economies, The Moon, and ʻAloha Aina

5/28/2021
Circular economy; ’Aina Aloha Economic Futures Initiative; Hawaiian Moon Calendar

Duration:00:51:55

The Conversation: Planning 2021 Honolulu Marathon; Hawaii Youth Poet Laureate

5/27/2021
Planning 2021 Honolulu Marathon; Reality Check with Civil Beat; Hawaii Youth Poet Laureate; Pacific Island Ethnic Arts Museum; Kanaka Maoli Sundance Fellow

Duration:00:52:26

The Conversation: Constitutional Crisis in Samoa; 11-Year-Old Local Author

5/26/2021
Constitutional crisis in Samoa; The Long View with Neal Milner: Zillow Spike; Reality Check with Civil Beat; Restoring limu along Hawaii's shorelines; 11-year-old author from Punahou School

Duration:00:52:22

The Conversation: U.S. Agriculture Secretary on Loan Forgiveness for Minority Farmers

5/25/2021
U.S. Agriculture Secretary on loan forgiveness for minority farmers; Hawaii Supreme Court ruling on Big Island bioenergy plant; Surveying domestic travelers; Early childhood behavioral health

Duration:00:52:26

The Conversation: Managing Tourism; Protecting Keiki Mental Health

5/24/2021
Hawaii Tourism Authority's tourism management plans; Federal aid for local arts and culture; Reality Check with Civil Beat; Brain Tumor Awareness Month; Protecting keiki mental health

Duration:00:52:19

The Conversation: To Mask Or Not To Mask? Dr. Kathy Kozak Answers Your Questions

5/21/2021
We are over a year into the coronavirus pandemic and face masks remain a common debate as COVID-19 vaccination rates are on the rise, locally and nationally. Host of The Body Show, Dr. Kathy Kozak joined us for a special call-in show to answer listener questions about mask wearing and the coronavirus in general. Kozak is also an internal medicine doctor specializing in preventive healthcare, travel medicine, and women's health and wellness at Straub Medical Center.

Duration:00:51:20

The Conversation: Diversity and Inclusion in the Military; Bruddah Iz Honored by Library of Congress

5/20/2021
Military Appreciation Week; Kewalo Basin Memorial Dive; Reality Check with Civil Beat; Hawaii Arts Alliance youth art classes; Bruddah Iz added to the National Recording Registry

Duration:00:52:02

The Conversation: Finishing Rail to Ala Moana; Honoring Local Veteran Who Died of COVID-19

5/19/2021
Pro-Honolulu rail group wants planned Ala Moana endpoint; Immigrant economic contributions to Hawaii; Reality Check with Civil Beat; Honoring a Vietnam War veteran who died of COVID-19

Duration:00:52:12

The Conversation: UH System to Require Vaccine; Jehovah’s Witnesses on Resuming Missions

5/18/2021
University of Hawaii system to require COVID-19 vaccine for students; City Councilmember on Honolulu rail; Reality Check with Civil Beat; New York Times national editor shares new immigration book; Jehovah's Witnesses on resuming missions amid the pandemic

Duration:00:52:09

Special Series: Will The $12B Honolulu Rail Project Make It To Ala Moana?

5/17/2021
The Honolulu rail, planned to stretch from Kapolei to Ala Moana, is projected to cost $12.4 billion--more than double the original estimate of about $5 billion. While the project faces funding shortfalls and numerous delays, the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation has been trying to reach the literal and figurative finish line.

Duration:00:07:23

The Conversation: Cybercrime Expert on Fraud; Food Security in Isolated State

5/17/2021
"Original Internet Godfather" on cybercrime and fraud; Honolulu rail pause at Middle Street; Reality Check with Civil Beat; Emergency Medical Services Week; Climate change and food security documentary

Duration:00:52:50

The Conversation: Music Glory Days in Chinatown, Joining the Citizens' Patrol

5/14/2021
Chinatown Citizen's Patrol on Mayor Blangiardi's intiatives; New approach to policing Chinatown's unsheltered population; Molokaʻi Arts Center offers free classes; Downbeat Diner and Lounge; Manifest cafe-bar back in business; Wo Fat Building restoration

Duration:00:51:28

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