Maureen Corrigan, book critic for NPR's Fresh Air, is The Nicky and Jamie Grant Distinguished Professor of the Practice in Literary Criticism at Georgetown University. She is an associate editor of and contributor to Mystery and Suspense Writers (Scribner) and the winner of the 1999 Edgar Award for Criticism, presented by the Mystery Writers of America. In 2019, Corrigan was awarded the Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing by the National Book Critics Circle.
There are now more Native Hawaiians living in the continental United States than in the islands, according to the latest numbers from the 2020 U.S. Census. Of the more than 680,000 Native Hawaiians in the U.S., 55% of the population is currently living outside Hawaiʻi.
Jonathan Dormand, cellist for the Verona Quartet, talked to Evening Concert host Craig DeSilva about the quartet’s concerts in Hawaiʻi featuring a program of Beethoven, Bartok, and Mendelssohn. The concert, presented by Honolulu Chamber Music Series, is Friday, September 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Orvis Auditorium at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.