Latest news from Hpr2.org - Hawaii feed

Latest news from Hpr2.org - Hawaii feed

  1. Ramen Rock: These Japanese Punk Legends Sing About Food

    05.25 / 22:59 hpr2.org Hpr2.org - Hawaii
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5H8J_A13AMw By night, they play gigs. By day, they sample ramen in cities across America. They're the three women of Shonen Knife, a legendary rock band from Japan. For over 35 years, the band has been serving up infectious punk songs with a delicious twist: Many of them are about food. Think song titles like "Wasabi," "Hot Chocolate" and "Sushi Bar." But don't dismiss them as bubblegum pop: Over the years, some of their biggest fans have included giants of…
  2. Maui County Leads the State Beyond Pesticides

    05.25 / 22:59 hpr2.org Hpr2.org - Hawaii
    Maui County Parks are going organic. A pilot project to create pesticide-free county parks is underway on the Valley Isle. Over the next year, the county will learn what it takes to implement an organic land management program. And they will do so at no cost to Maui taxpayers. HPR’s Kuʻuwehi Hiraishi re…
  3. Montana GOP Candidate's Assault Charge Hangs Over Tight Special Election

    05.25 / 22:59 hpr2.org Hpr2.org - Hawaii
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQwu4wff7lI Montana voters are at the polls as the aftermath of an altercation between the Republican congressional candidate and a reporter unfolds. Nominee Greg Gianforte was charged Wednesday evening with misdemeanor assault against Ben Jacobs, a reporter for The Guardian. The incident has drawn extra attention to the race to replace Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, considered a bellwether, in its final hours. It's unclear how much the turn of events will…
  4. Scientists Pinpoint How A Flamingo Balances On One Leg

    05.25 / 22:59 hpr2.org Hpr2.org - Hawaii
    Most anyone who has encountered a flamingo has probably been impressed by its signature ability to balance on a single long, spindly leg for remarkably long periods of time. But actually, scientists have now shown that what appears to be a feat requires almost no muscle activity from the bird. In fact, they found even a dead flamingo's body will naturally fall into a stable one-leg balance if positioned vertically. That research was recently published in Biology Letters. Until now there…
  5. Classical Pacific May 25, 2017

    05.25 / 22:59 hpr2.org Hpr2.org - Hawaii
    Welcome to Classical Pacific on Hawaii Public Radio HPR 2. I’m your host, John Kalani Zak. Classical Pacific began in February, 2017, as a result of Hawaii Public Radio’s ongoing commitment to give listeners across Hawaii and around the world more of what they love, on two networks: HPR 1 and HPR 2. Airing five days a week at 3 P.M. Hawaii time, the series features the finest of the world’s classical music, while also shining a spotlight on orchestras, artists, and composers of the Pacific …