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It’s Wednesday, January 9th – From HPR2, it’s The Conversation…
Commemorating the kingdom's day of infamy
Jonathan Osorio is a professor of Hawaiian Studies at the University of Hawaiʻi, an author and historian of the 19th century Hawaiian kingdom. He is also a musician, composer and recording artist with recordings spanning three decades. The father of five is the flip side of modern statistics- he's been married to the same woman for 25 years.
Last wishes or lasting pain
Robert Pennybacker is the director and author of “Break Through,” which will have its premiere Friday night at Coffee Talk in Honolulu. It’s the inaugural film in a new series of movies by local artists.
Quotations from Chairman Law
Jerome A. Cohen is a Professor of Law at New York University School of Law and Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. For more than a half century, he has lead the study of contemporary Chinese law. He created the US-Asia Law Institute at NYU. From 1979 through 81, Professor Cohen taught Chinese officials about International and Comparative Law in Beijing and in the Chinese language. He has published many books and articles and writes a regular column for the Asian press in Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Dealing with Chinese "art critics"
Joan Lebold Cohen with give a talk on the UH Manoa Campus called "How Chinese is Chinese Contemporary Art?" It starts at 4:30 pm in the Richardson Law School, Classroom 3.
Plus a backyard quiz, today’s reality check and the world view from the BBC … next the news… from NPR.