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Waimea, Book: Hawaiki Rising, Women Lead, Hiking

The Conversation: Tuesday, May 14th

It’s Tuesday, May 14– From HPR2, it’s The Conversation.  

Why Waimea is for families


Sydney Wiecking has lived in Hawaii since the 60's and in Waimea since the 80's as a parent, teacher, counselor and now a life coach.  She has seen Waimea evolve from a town of cow pastures and no street lights to an eclectic village that attracts people from all over the world and now families looking for a family friendly beach vacation—at least as defined by Parents Magazine.

Turn right at the Star of Gladness—you can’t miss it!


Sam Low is the author of Hawaiki Rising.  He has made three separate voyages aboard the Hokule’a; his book comes out this month.

Get in touch with your feminine side: lead!


Tracey Wilen-Daugenti PhD leads national conversations on the impact of technology on society, work and education. She’s a visiting scholar at Stanford University's Media X program. She’s also a former Silicon Valley executive who has held leadership positions at Apple, HP, Cisco Systems, and the Apollo Group. Her latest book is Women Lead: Career Perspectives from Workplace Leaders.

All roads lead to trails? Well, the good ones do


Guy Archer is the president of the Hawaiian Trail and Mountain Club.

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