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Classical 24 with Scott Blankenship
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...
Bytemarks Cafe is a half-hour radio magazine that showcases the innovation and creativity in Hawaii's tech community. Hosted by Burt Lum, the program's purpose is to raise awareness of the tech economy and to engage the listener in the discussion....
'Kani ka pila' means 'play music' in Hawaiian, and Kanikapila Sunday plays three hours of great Hawaiian music, including contemporary, traditional and hapa haole songs. You'll also hear slack key guitar and 'ukulele instrumentals. Plus, the...
Town Square, hosted and produced by Beth-Ann Kozlovich, is one of the oldest of Hawaii Public Radio's public affairs programs. Since its inception in 1999, Town Square has provided an interactive forum for political, social, educational and cultural...
The Early Muse with Ian Capps brings to life for listeners the 500 formative years of European music from Medieval chant and troubadour songs, through the rich polyphony of Renaissance sacred and secular music, and into the Baroque 'revolution' of the...
Bamboo Ridge Press and Hawaii Public Radio's Aloha Shorts hosted by Cedric Yamanaka.
The Body Show
Making informed health choices can be tough. On The Body Show, Dr. Kathleen Kozak makes them a little easier to understand with the latest medical information and knowledgeable guests.
Business of the Arts
This weekly one-hour program attempts to illuminate the business of operating non-profit arts organizations in Hawaii, examine other nonprofit organizations whose work contributes to or enhances the Hawaii community, and focus on organizations or...
Bridging the Gap
Nicholas Yee’s live sets as a DJ earned him a reputation for being able to start in one genre and tunnel through to another, moving across musical and cultural boundaries. Bridging the Gap offers a musical journey across musical geographies… bossa...
HPR Music Director Gene Schiller hosts Morning Cafe, a refreshing blend of music, usually built around a special theme, plus "Writers Almanac," interesting features...and more music laced with live interviews with visiting guest artists; Morning...
Applause in a Small Room
Applause in a Small Room celebrates live performers, live performances and the magic that happens when performers and audiences meet.
Howard's Day Off
"Classical music and related materials, packed in authentic juices," says Howard Dicus, who comes in live for this two-hour show every Saturday morning. The music, which is from his own collection, is as likely to be by Zappa or Sting as by Mozart or...
Blues from the Basement
Jon Alan's guests include local and touring musicians who bring their instruments to the studio and simply hang out, talking story and playing the blues. A laid-back update on what's happening locally. Jon brings an expert's knowledge and unbridled...
HPR Music Director Gene Schiller hosts the Sunday morning classical program, Sunday Brunch, a listener request program.
Singing and Other Sins
Hosted by Gary Hickling, at least 50% of the program will be art songs, it will also include non-art song recordings for context and variety. This variety can include other vocal music from operas, cantatas or oratorios; chamber music; solo...
The life and times of one of the 20th century's greatest entertainers - Frank Sinatra. Hosted by HPR's Guy Steele, the program features recordings, radio and television appearances, and live performances. Also included are excerpts from interviews...
Join host Seth Markow, Friday and Saturday from as he presents the entire historical and stylistic spectrum of jazz in a lucid, entertaining and informative manner. The birthdays of great jazz artists are often celebrated with musical biographies. New...
In the two-hour program, Sandy Tsukiyama enjoys hosting guests from the local Brazilian community and other musically oriented friends who bring their favorite selections to the program. The Brazilian Experience also reports on current events coming...