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It’s Wednesday, January 2nd– From HPR2, it’s The Conversation…
The school bus reform
department of redundancy department.
Jan Yamane became the
Acting Auditor when State Auditor Marion Higa’s retired at the end of
2012. She has been with the Hawai‘i
Office of the Auditor for 10 years and served as Ms. Higa's Deputy Auditor/General
Counsel. Before moving to the
Legislative Branch, she worked in the State Department of Commerce and Consumer
Affairs (DCCA). She and a lot of folks are
wondering why there is no mandate to enforce the reports of state auditor.
Moloka'i time shaped by
grandma's hands and a writer's wit.
Wright’s piece, The Queen of Moloka’i, is
the 2012 Honolulu Weekly Nonfiction Contest winner.
Aging out: An industry in search
of younger workers
David Uchiyama is the Hawai‘i Tourism
Authority's vice president of brand management. He’s been in travel industry
for 30 years and now oversees all branding and tourism research including the
worldwide leisure marketing programs for North America, Japan, China, Korea,
Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand and Europe.
The backstory of Burma in black
Steve Garon is the photographer of Sasana: the Burma Portfolio Photo Exhibit, on display
at Hilo’s Lyman Museum through January 13th.
Plus, the reality check, a backyard quiz, and the world according
to Al Jazeera …and coming up next, the NPR news