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Fake Interpreter; Cockadoodledoo; Asia Outlook; Hot Club of Hulaville

It’s Friday, December 13 – From HPR2, it’s The Conversation

Mandela Memorial Fake Interpreter: Jan Fried

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Jan Fried

Jan Fried is a Professor of  American Sign Language/English Interpreter Education at Kapi'olani Community College. She holds a master's degree in Teaching Interpretation, is a nationally certified interpreter in private practice and also trains interpreters for the Hawai'i State Judiciary. Jan has presented extensively throughout Hawai'i, Micronesia, Guam, Saipan, American Samoa and the mainland US.

Intro Music: Michaux Veillait/ Santa Claus by Carribean Jazz Project

Outro Music: Soweto by Vernon Sakata

Kumu Kahua Auditions: Harry Wong

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Harry Wong

Harry Wong is the Creative Director of Kumu Kahua Theatre, which is holding auditions for several roles in a new play by Eric Yokomori called CockaDoodleDoo in early January.  It’s also offering an audition workshop on December 29 that will include a discussion of the script and characters.

Intro Music: Chinatown by Kermit Ruffins

Outro Music: Chicken Rhythm by Slim Galliard

Asia Outlook: Bill Dorman

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Bill Dorman

Bill Dorman is the news director at Hawaii Public Radio. He was a business news reporter for CNN based in Tokyo in the mid-1990’s….and returned there a decade later as Managing Editor for Asia Pacific Broadcast for Bloomberg News. He’s reported or produced stories from more than a dozen countries in Asia and has lived in Honolulu since 2009.

Intro Music: Flowers by Talking Heads

Outro Music: Pop Star by Ken Hirai

Hot Club Holiday Music: Duane & Sonny

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Sonny Silva & Duane Padilla

Sonny Silva is the guitarist and leader, and Duane Padilla is the fiddler in the Hot Club of Hulaville, which performs regularly around Hawaii.

Intro Sounds: Sous Le Ciel De Paris by Hot Club Of Hulaville

Outro Music: Christmas Swing by Django Reinhardt

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