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Organic Industry; "School for Scandal"; Hotels to Condos; "Restoring Paradise"

It’s Monday, October 28 – From HPR2, it’s The Conversation

Organic Industry Advisory Meeting: Colehour Bondera

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Colehour Bondera

Colehour Bondera is a certified organic diversified farmer in Honaunau; he’s a founding member of Kona Coffee Farmers Association, chairs the geographical identity committee and represents small-scale producers as the appointee on the National Organic Standards Board. He’s also one of the nine member Organic Industry Advisory Group meeting this morning.

Intro Music: Just One Dance by Caro Emerald

Outro Music: Sugar Band by Moon Safari

School for Scandal: Betty Burdick

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Betty Burdick

Betty Burdick is the director of the Leeward Community College production of the School for Scandal, which opens November 8 and runs through the 17th at the Leeward Theater.

Intro Music: If I Could Have You Back by Aly & AJ

Outro Music: Goldberg Variations BWV 988 by Wanda Landowska

Conversion of Hotels to Condos/Absentee Owners: Eric Gill

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Eric Gill

Eric Gill is Financial Secretary-Treasurer of UNITE HERE! Local 5. Local 5 represents approximately 10,000 workers throughout Hawaii who work in the hospitality, health care and food service industries and is an affiliate of UNITE HERE, an international union that represents over 250,000 workers throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Intro Music: No Difference Here by Toots & The Maytals

Outro Music: Kaimanu by Motel Motel

Restoring Paradise: Author Robert Cabin

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Robert Cabin

Robert Cabin is a former restoration ecologist in Hawaii for the U.S. Forest Service and the National Tropical Botanical Garden  His book is called “Restoring Paradise;” it’s published by the University of Hawaii Press.

Intro Sounds: Voices of Hawaii’s Birds – Po’o-uli

Outro Music: Mellomaniac by DJ Shah

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