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HiUP #46 – Vote Makuakane

Hawaii’s 2006 Primary Election is one for the history books. We review the results of some of the more notable races, including Rep. Ed Case’s high-profile campaign to unseat Sen. Daniel Akaka. Three movies are tackled in the “Pith of … Continue reading

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HiUP #45 – Lost ‘Elepani

A very special treat for HawaiiUP listeners today, as I sit down with Jorge Garcia and Daniel Dae Kim, stars of ABC’s hit filmed-in-Hawaii series “LOST.” Where does Jorge go for poke? Why does Daniel listen to HPR? How are … Continue reading

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HiUP #44 – Gone Phishing

00:20 Introduction 01:36 HawaiiUP Headlines:Akaka v. Case Debate (Transcript), Akaka v. Case on, Another Earthquake, Wai’anae Homeless, Super Typhoon Ioke, 15:15 “World Traveler” from Jroq vs. Dr. Trey by Jenn “Jroq” Wright 19:40 Pith of Pop: The Podcast … Continue reading

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HiUP #43 – Culturally Accurate

00:20 Introduction 01:22 HawaiiUP Headlines:Hawaii State Quarter, Hawaii’s Nuclear Sub and Carrier Prospects, Some Sickened by Spam Musubi, Two MTV Reality TV Series Land on Maui, Prostitution on the Rise, Antiques Roadshow in Hawaii 16:42 “February Snow” from When Home … Continue reading

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HiUP #42 – Made in Hawaii

00:20 Introduction 01:38 HawaiiUP Headlines:Hawaii Biopharming Ruling, IZ: Voice of the People, Jetstar Airways in Hawaii, Waikiki Parade Limit, Taking Food Treats on Interisland Flights, Honolulu’s High Inflation Rate, “Snakes on a Plane” from Hawaii 15:00 “A Time to Sail” … Continue reading

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HiUP #41 – Obon Open House

00:20 Introduction 01:08 HawaiiUP Headlines:Air Travel Restrictions, Akaka v. Case,, Fare Wars, Test Drive Unlimited, Really High Tide 19:14 “Speechless” by Eponymous 4 23:36 Pith of Pop: The Podcast EditionThe Bitterest Pill, The Lost Podcast with Jay and Jack, … Continue reading

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HiUP #40 – Pali Lava Flow

00:20 Introduction 01:40 HawaiiUP HeadlinesCopper Thefts, Hawaii Race & Sex Demographics, Unknown Graves at Punchbowl, Visitor Numbers, Akaka and Inouye on Minimum Wage, Hawaii Forgiveness Project 17:53 Interview Part I: Pali on Music 19:35 “Ua Lilo I Ko Aloha” from … Continue reading

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HiUP #39 – Haiku Crooner

A summer of family fun, computer classes, and a dead drive kept me pretty busy, but the break just might bring a second wind. Lots of news to cover, from Frank Fasi to Hurricane Daniel, from growing plants to shrinking … Continue reading

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Congrats, Adam!

Long-time HawaiiUP listener Adam Eakins in Grapevine, Texas, and his wife Bridget welcomed a baby daughter into the world on Tuesday. In addition to having the best birthdate ever, she got a great name: Katie! Adam passed along the above … Continue reading

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HiUP #38 – Marching On

Better late than never? HawaiiUP marks its first birthday with its first episode in two months. Lots of local news, some personal updates, and for the “Lost” fans out there, a day in the life of an accidental extra. I offer up a couple of beautiful slack key songs to battle back the dark skies and gray clouds that have hung over the islands for the past week, and Jen shares her latest TiVo treats. Continue reading

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