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It’s Wednesday, January 16 – From HPR2, it’s The Conversation…
Four committees, three ways to communicate.
Senator Laura Thielen is the freshman Senator for Hawaii’s 25th
district. She served as Chairperson of the Department of Land and Natural
Resources under Governor Lingle and, prior to that, served as a member on
Hawaii’s Board of Education and as executive director of the State Office of
Planning. Other stints she’s had here include working for private law firms,
serving as managing attorney of the Legal Aid Society of Hawaii and advising
various nonprofit organizations and state agencies.
A new wave of classic surf music.
Byron Lai is the guitarist and co-leader of Tiki
The poly sci guy eyes the Lege.
Colin Moore is an Assistant Professor in the UH Department of
Political Science. In his recent past, he was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Scholar at UC Berkeley and a research fellow at the Center for the Study
of American Politics at Yale University.
If you knew what Ainu about Indigenous Art.
Michael Shuster is the curator of the East-West Center
Gallery. The show "Ainu Treasures: A Living Tradition in Northern
Japan" opens this Sunday at 2 p.m.
Plus built for comfort in the backyard, today’s reality check and the world view from Deutsche
Welle… next the news… from NPR.