Honolulu Budget Shortfall; Korean War Novel; Veterans' Readjustment; Hawaii Meth Project
It’s Monday, August 26 – From HPR2, it’s The Conversation
Discussing Honolulu Budget: Ann Kobayashi
Budget Chair Ann Kobayashi represents District 5 on the Honolulu City Council. She and the Honolulu City Council will continue to grapple with the shortfall announced last week to the budget.
Gary Pak is the author of “Brothers Under the Same Sky.” He’ll be reading from the novel and talking about it in Honolulu on Wednesday at Box Jelly.
Dr. Jim Spira is Director of the National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Pacific Islands Division of the Department of Veterans Affairs. The Center conducts research to better understand the causes, prevention and care of PTSD and related psychological war wounds. On Wednesday, center is sponsoring a workshop for Community Religious Leaders to help veterans in their congregations who are struggling with readjusting to civilian life. To learn more, call 566-1546.
David Earles is the director of the Hawaii Meth Project. The call for entries just went out for the 2013 art contest with the message "Not Even Once.” The submission period begins next week for students ages 13 to 18,