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It’s Thursday, January 24 – From HPR2, it’s The
Hasty hubris hurts hot rocks
Harry Kim is a former mayor of Hawaii County and served from 2000 until 2008.
Although he is a sharp critic of Act 97 which relaxed the barriers for
geothermal exploration , development and county oversight, he is not opposed to
geothermal power. At least two Big Island lawmakers say they will push to have
home rule reinserted into the process. His open letter about the repeal of Act 97 can be found by clicking the link above.
The real Castile... chart topping for a millennium
Ian Capps is with early Music Hawaii, which is presenting The Kingdoms of
Castile this Saturday. It’s 17th and 18th century music from Spain,
Italy, and Latin America, and it’ll be performed at the Lutheran Church of
Honolulu at 7:30.
Taking the face off racial profiling
Laurie Temple is the staff attorney and legislative program director for the
American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii. The ACLU is supporting
HB52 to make illegal profiling in any of its permutations. The bill will be
Double trouble: the tradition of kaona
Brandy Nālani McDougal is an assistant professor of Indigenous Studies in the
American Studies Department at UH-Mānoa. Her presentation, Gathering in the
Dark and Putting Down Roots, will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 29th.
Plus gettin' fat in the backyard, today’s reality check and
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