The Conversation for April 24, 2013

Apr 24, 2013

It’s Wednesday, April 24 – From HPR2, it’s The Conversation

Misconduct conducts bad cops to the door

Darryl Perry is the Chief of the Kauai Police Department. He previously commanded the Juvenile Division, the Narcotics/Vice Division, and the Criminal Investigations Division, all after retiring from the Honolulu Police Department.  He was born and raised on Kauai.

Sowing sustainable seeds of hope

Danny Miller is a Hawaii Island farmer and the director of “Seeds of Hope.” The film will be shown tonight and Thursday at the Honolulu Museum of Art, with a panel discussion tonight at 7:30 at the Doris Duke Theater.

Clear care for the obviously ill

Connie Mitchell heads the state’s largest social services agency, the Institute for Human Services. IHS provides help for chronically or potentially homeless people, including those with physical and mental disabilities, and former inmates and families at risk of becoming houseless. The bill to create assisted community treatment for obviously mentally ill people as defined by specific criteria will be back in conference Committee this afternoon.  

Hele on to cyclovia

Natalie Iwasa is the President of Cycle On Hawaii, which is putting on its “Hele on Kaka’ako” event on Mother’s Day, May 12th.

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