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Agrarian Crisis; Call for Filmmakers; Chinese Investment; Mayhem in the Mansions

It’s Wednesday, October 2 – From HPR2, it’s The Conversation

Land, Water, Seed: P. Sainath

P. Sainath

P. Sainath is the 2007 recipient of the Ramon Magsaysay Award (often described as Asia's Nobel Prize) and of Amnesty International's inaugural Global Human Rights Journalism Prize 13 years ago. His book Everybody Loves A Good Drought won awards around the world and he continues to report on the agrarian crisis in India, especially by writing about neoliberal policies and farmer suicides. He will be speaking tomorrow at UH Manoa’s Art Auditorium from 6 to 9 PM. For a full list of the events featuring P. Sainath, click here.

HIFF Call for Filmmakers: Georja Skinner

Georja Skinner

Georja Skinner is the Chief Officer of the Creative Industries Division of Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism and the coordinator of the Hawaii International Film Festival’s Creative Lab Program.

Preparing Hawaii for China Visitor Boom: Derek Muhs

Derek Muhs

Canadian entrepreneur Derek Muhs is co founder of Affinity China- a company designed to help Chinese consumers experience other places through travel or investment. He spent ten years working and investing in China -and in 2007, relocated there permanently. In 2010 he was listed by ‘Esquire’ in the top 20 international entrepreneurs living in China.

Mayhem in the Mansions Kauai theater: Dallas McCurley

Dallas McCurley

Dallas McCurley is the director of Mayhem in the Mansions, which runs the next three weekends at the Coconut Marketplace.

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