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Arts & Culture reports from HPR's Noe Tanigawa
ShareThisGreat live music has restorative power, and sometimes, it’s convenient and affordable too. HPR’s Noe Tanigawa offers this visit to an evening of jazz in Kaka’ako. Bassist, singer, Bruce Hamada and pianist Jim Howard play jazz every Tuesday night from 8 to 11pm at Fresh Café on Queen Street. The night I went with a passel of gals, we got great seats and the sound is remarkably good.
ShareThisPoet, Joseph Stanton, writes about films, banana trees, Edward Hopper, and the St. Louis Cardinals, among many other things. His poems have been published in national and local journals, and he recently won the first Tony Quagliano International Poetry Award.
ShareThis“The general saying is that water flows uphill towards money,” according to Maui planner and consultant, Carl Freedman. Right now the people of Maui face a crucial opportunity to shape their future through decisions about water. Governor Abercrombie has nominated William ‘Aila as DLNR chair and chair of the State Water Commission.
Internationally celebrated oceanographer, Dr. Sylvia Earle, says “The economy is a wholly owned subsidiary of the environment.” Gulf coast fishermen and others fully agree, as do a growing number of scientists, planners, and private companies seeking to work with natural systems to enhance human life.
ShareThisHawai'i’s 10 year drought has endangered crops in Waimanalo and Wai`anae on O`ahu, and dried up pastureland on the Big Island. On Maui, it has contributed to bringing the Island’s fresh water supply to dangerously low levels. In a continuing series about water on the Valley Isle, HPR’s Noe Tanigawa takes us to one of the wettest places on earth.