Kabuki Boy... and a secret garden

May 6, 2013

It’s Monday, May 6 – From HPR2, it’s The Conversation

A highly inappropriate gift for Mother's Day

Peter Whiticar has been chief of the STD/AIDS Prevention Branch of DOH since 1994.  He serves on the National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD) Executive Committee. The organization administrates HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis healthcare, prevention, education, and supportive service programs funded by state and federal governments.

The novel behind the shoji screen

Perle Besserman is the author of Kabuki Boy. She’ll be speaking at the Hawaii Book and Music Festival Sunday, May 19 at 3PM.

Mary Jane you don't wear or smoke

Jenna is a young mother who opted to keep her child and took up residence at The Mary Jane Home.  is a residential program in a group home setting for pregnant women 18 years and older. The home provides a safe, supportive environment where women can prepare for their child and work toward accomplishing their life goals.

An artist’s not-so-secret garden

Phan Nguyen Barker’s art exhibit, “The Garden Within,” is on view at Volcano Art Center's Niaulani Campus.

The BBC has today's global report, we’ve got a million dollar backyard quiz, what happens when a senator’s private reserve for charities dries up. First, the news from NPR.