HPR Commentators

Commentary: Implications of the American War in Afghanistan

ShareThisTwo recent media stories focused much needed public attention on the 9-year-old American war in Afghanistan. Investigative blogger and HPR Commentator Ian Lind looks at the implications.
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Commentary: The Emotional Bond of Shared Gestures

ShareThisThere was a newspaper photo of President Obama earlier this year meeting with the Naval Academy football team in the East Room of the White House. That photo prompted HPR Commentator Tony Oliver to think how a familiar gesture can unlock a host of emotions.
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Commentary: Honolulu Advertiser Assest Auction

ShareThisJust over a week ago, the remaining assets of the former Honolulu Advertiser were sold at auction.  According to investigative blogger and HPR commentator, Ian Lind, the auctioneer’s gavel rang out the end of an era.
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Commentary: Public Disclosure of Consumer Complaints

ShareThisA bill passed by the State Legislature, but not yet signed by the Governor, would block timely public disclosure of consumer complaints against licensed professionals. Investigative blogger and HPR Commentator Ian Lind thinks this could have unintended consequences.

Ian Lind is a former Star Bulletin reporter who now blogs from his Kaaawa home.
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Commentary: Exploring Life's Vexing Mysteries

ShareThisCommentator Tony Oliver isn't always serious, and proves it by exploring some of those vexing mysteries of everyday life.

Tony Oliver is a librarian turned playwright. He lives and works in Kailua. Commentaries broadcast on this program reflect the views of the presenter, and are not necessarily the views of Hawaii Public Radio.

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