HuffPost Hawaii; Big Love; Marine Environment; Mai Poina
It’s Wednesday, September 4 – From HPR2, it’s The Conversation
Huffington Post Hawaii Launch: Arianna Huffington
Arianna Huffington launched the Huffington Post in May 2005, and today in partnership with Civil Beat is unveiling Huffington Post Hawaii. The parent Huffpost captures the attention of more than 75 million unique global visitors every month and last year the site won a Pulitzer Prize for national reporting.
UH Kennedy Theatre’s BIG LOVE: Karissa Murrell Myers
On the wild ride of this dark romantic comedy with its twists and turns of gender politics, a big musical number, arranged marriages and divine intervention, only Big Love survives. Or does it? Karissa Murrell Myers plays Lydia--the most level-headed female lead in Big Love.
Navy Training / Environmental Worries: Miyoko Sakashita
Miyoko Sakashita is and attorney and the oceans director at the national Center for Biological Diversity. She has worked on protections for endangered species and their habitats, including Hawaiian monk seals and whales as well as corals in Hawaii.
Mai Poina Walking Tour: Sammie Choy
Sammie Choy is the director of this year's Mai Poina production on Iolani Palace grounds,The tours continue on the sixth, seventh, and eighth.