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Lowering the Legal BAC Limit, Memorial Lei, Education Policy, Kauai Polynesian Festival

It’s Friday, May 24 – From HPR2, it’s The Conversation

A .03 dunk if you drive drunk


Senator and doctor Josh Green is the Chairman of the Health Committee . He also served in the state House from 2004 to 2008. He came to Hawaii with the National Health Corps to practice in underserved areas. In 2009 he was named Hawaii Physician of the Year. The National Transportation Safety Board wants Hawaii to lower its legal blood alcohol content to .05 and Senator Green says he will introduce legislation to do that next session.

A lei of Memorial Day memories


Jeanne Ishikawa is the Deputy Director of the Department of Parks and Recreation for the City and County of Honolulu.  You can Sew a Lei for Memorial Day today between 11AM and 1PM at Honolulu Hale.

Racing not to be left behind


Tara O’Neill is an Assistant Professor at UH Manoa and a former public middle school and high school science teacher. Her research focuses on student access, the roles that power, race and gender play in how youth participate in learning communities, and the investigation of teacher learning and preparation.

A festival with more than double vision


Kauilani Kahalekai is the emcee of this weekend’s 12th annual Kauai Polynesian Festival. It runs all weekend at Vidinha Stadium soccer field on Kapule Highway from noon through the evening each day.

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