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Friday, May 3 – From HPR2, it’s The Conversation
workers making a point with the presence of the absence
Donald Yonomine is a member of
UNITE HERE Local 5 and has worked within Kaiser Permanente for 21 years,
now in the engineering department. His wife is also a Local 5 member and worker at
Kaiser. Local 5 represents about 1,900
workers employed by the HMO at 21 facilities on Oahu, Maui and Hawaii Island.
Donald has participated in
both stop work and take action teams – the first
staged last month and the second one yesterday, which Kaiser
administrators continue to say will have no impact on their reorganization plan
for the Honolulu urgent care clinic.
there's hope, there's life...somewhere, out there
Dr. Jill Tarter is the Chair of the SETI Institute. SETI is
an acronym for “Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence." She’s speaking
tonight at U.H. Manoa’s Kennedy Theater
enlightened me with science!
has been a science correspondent with NPR since
1993. He has covered nearly every aspect of science, from stem cells to
supernovas. He's occasionally the back-up host for Science Friday. Before
becoming a journalist, he was planning to be a scientist, and even went so far
as to complete a PhD in physiological psychology at the University of
California, Santa Cruz where he studied sleep. This weekend, he's in
Hawaii reporting on the immunology conference.
pick a little, play a little on an Aloha Friday
Michael Tanenbaum, Stephen Fox, and friends will kick off
the Summer 2013 concert series this Saturday at 7:30 with a program of
Celtic-infused soundscapes played on guitar, saxophone, cimbalom, and piano.
Jazeera has today’s international report, plus a bleak backyard, and one
last look at the lege in today’s reality check. First, the news from NPR.