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State Budget; Mo'omomi Preserve; Launiupoko Land Purchase; Larry Dupio

It’s Thursday, December 19 – From HPR2, it’s The Conversation

State Budget and Financial Plan: Governor Abercrombie

Neil Abercrombie

Gov. Neil Abercrombie is Hawaii’s seventh Governor. He was inaugurated  three years ago.and was appointed by President Obama to the Council of Governors and is currently serving a two year term expiring next year. But before that, he’ll be pressing the Legislature to accept and fund his supplemental budget released this week.

Intro Music: Jingle Bells by Reverend Horton Heat

Outro Music: Classy Penguin by The Books

Mo’omomi Preserve, Moloka’i: Wailana Moses

Wailana Moses

Wailana Moses is the weed control coordinator for the Nature Conservancy on Moloka’i., which is offering a guided hike through the Mo’omomi Preserve on Moloka’i in January.

Intro Music: Taylor by Jack Johnson

Outro Music: Ho’omaika’I by Patrick Landeza

Launiupoko Land Purchase: Mayor Alan Arakawa

Alan Arakawa

Alan Arakawa is the Mayor of the County of Maui, where he has spent most of his life with the exception of his years at UH Manoa. His  plan to purchase the Launiupoko land will be taken up again tomorrow by the  Maui County Council.

Intro Music: Human – Tin Tin Mix by Pretenders

Outro Music: Semper by Dorena

Christmas Music: Larry Dupio “Run Rudolph Run”

Larry Dupio

Larry Dupio is a singer and guitarist whose latest CD is “Lightning Larry Dupio.”

Intro Sounds: Memphis by Lonnie Mack

Outro Music: 2 Love Nb Loved by Larry Dupio

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