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GMO Bill 113; "Ancient Hawaiian State"; Increased Drownings; Rocketry Class

It’s Monday, October 14 – From HPR2, it’s The Conversation

Big Island GMO Bill 113: Richard Ha

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Richard Ha

Richard is the owner of Hamakua Springs Country Farm and has been a farmer for 30 years. His 600 acres at Pepeekeo produce bananas, hydroponic tomatoes, Japanese cucumbers, lettuce, and watercress...and although none of them is a GMO crop, Mr. Ha says he supports the defeat of the anti GMO bill on the Big Island up for its final hearing starting tomorrow.

The Ancient Hawaiian State: Robert J. Hommon

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Robert J. Hommon

Robert Hommon is the author of “The Ancient Hawaiian State: Origins of a Political Society.”   He’ll be speaking this Thursday at UH-Mano’a as part of the Anthropology Department’s Colloquium Series.

Increased Drownings / Water Safety: Ralph Goto

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Ralph Goto

Ralph S. Goto is the Administrator of the Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services Division in the Honolulu Department of Emergency Services. The division employs a full time staff of 165 water safety officers and about 60-70 part-time, hourly lifeguards.

Damien Memorial School Rocketry Class: Jacob Hudson

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Jacob Hudson

Jacob Hudson, PhD, teaches Rocketry at Damien Memorial School.  He is also Coordinator for NASA Flight Training AEL, and a Physics Lecturer and Imaginarium Technician at Windward Community College.

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