Pacific Islands Development Program/East-West Center
With Support From Center for Pacific Islands Studies/University of Hawai‘i



In cooperation with Hawaii Public Radio (HPR) the East-West Center's Pacific Islands Report produces  interviews, special reports, and daily news on Pacific Islands issues. Below are links to the audio reports put together by PIR's Assistant Editor, Edelene Osedil Uriarte from Palau.


Interview with Rachel Miller, who talks about the first Marshallese language and culture course at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa this fall semester, 2011. August 16, 2011


Interview with Commander Jesse Wilson Jr. who talks about this year's Pacific Partnership Mission. August 8, 2011

Interview with Jean Worthington who talks about the culture and music of the Cook Islands. July 28, 2011

Interview with Palau's Speaker of the House of Delegates, Noah Idechong, who advocates for the protection of the environment. July 18, 2011

Interview with President of the Fiji Islands Voyaging Society, Colin Philp, who talks about the Pacific voyage "Te Mana O Te Moana " and the message to Protect the Ocean and Continue the art of Traditional Navigation. July 11, 2011

Vanuatu Exhibition curator, Haidy Geismar, talks about the artwork of seven ni-Vanuatu artists' personal experiences in Port Vila. June 20, 2011

Steven Winduo, Papua New Guinean, talks about his role as a Writer-Scholar, June 6, 2011

Graduate Student, Patrick Maloney, talks about Micronesian migration, May 30, 2011

Japanese Graduate Student, Aska Hirabe, May 9, 2011

Samoan Graduate Student, Brian Alofaituli, May 2, 2011

Papua New Guinea Graduate Student, Patrick Kaiku, March 30, 2011

Documentary Film Maker, Craig Musburger, March 17, 2011

Playwright and Documentary Film Maker, Makerita Urale, December 7, 2010

Woven Mats From The Marshall Islands, October 29, 2010


Pacific News, February 7, 2011

Pacific News, February 4, 2011

Pacific News, January 31, 2011

Pacific News, January 28, 2011

Pacific News, January 21, 2011

Pacific News, December 13, 2010

Pacific News, December 10, 2010

Pacific News, Violence in Rapa Nui, December 6, 2010

Pacific News, December 3, 2010

Pacific News, November 29, 2010

Pacific News, November 22, 2010

Pacific News, November 19, 2010

Pacific News, November 15, 2010

Pacific News, November 8, 2010

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