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The Aloha Friday Conversation: Lack of Maui houseless policies called the 'Wild West'; Trees take center stage

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  • ACLU Hawaiʻi Legal Director Jongwook "Wookie" Kim and plaintiff Sonia Davis talk about their lawsuit against Maui County, alleging violations of due process and constitutional protections of personal property during a sweep in the Kanahā Beach area near Kahului | Full Article
  • Forester Irene Sprecher and master woodworker Tai Lake talk about what to see in Hawaiʻi's Woodshow this year | Full Article
  • Artist and philanthropist Taiji Terasaki reflects on art made in response to crisis | Full Segment
  • We welcome Makahiki season with Imaikalani Winchester of Ku Mana Public Charter School | Full Article
  • And Lana Corpuz, who spearheads the Ka Molokaʻi Makahiki Festival | Full Segment
Noe Tanigawa covers art, culture, and ideas for Hawai'i Public Radio. Noe began working in news at WQXR, the New York Times' classical station in New York City, where she also hosted music programs from 1990-94. Prior to New York, Noe was a music host in jazz, rock, urban contemporary, and contemporary and classic Hawaiian music formats in Honolulu. Since arriving at HPR in 2002, Noe has received awards from the Los Angeles Press Club, the Society of Professional Journalists Hawai'i Chapter, and an Edward R. Murrow Regional Award for coverage of the budget process at the Hawai'i State Legislature. Noe holds a Masters in Painting from UH Mānoa. She maintains an active painting practice, and has recently returned from a 2015 residency with the U.S. Art in Embassies program in Palau. Noe is from Wailupe Valley in East O'ahu.
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