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GMOs; Tibet Trip; Child Welfare Proceedings Lawsuit; Maui Pops

It’s Thursday, January 9 – From HPR2, it’s The Conversation

GMOs: Hector Valenzuela

Dr. Hector Valenzuela

Dr. Hector Valenzuela is an Extension Crop Specialist at the University of Hawaii ‘s College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources. He’s part of a panel discussion tonight at the Moilili Community Center.

Intro Music: Wake Up by Arcade Fire

Outro Music: Backyard Quiz Theme by Jon de Mello

Tibet Trip: Dr. Zeal Okogeri

Dr. Zeal Okogeri

Dr. Zeal Okogeri is the author of Journey to Freedom: the Power of Resilience.   He’s leading a trip to Tibet in July of this year.

Intro Music: Lhasa Pumo by Yungchen Lhamo

Outro Music: Shambala by Beastie Boys

Indigent Parents/Child Welfare Proceedings Lawsuit: Nalani Fujimori Kaina

Nalani Fujimori Kaina

Nalani Fujimori Kaina is the Executive Director of the Legal Aid Society of Hawai`i, It’s the oldest and largest statewide non-profit organization providing free legal services to the poor. Legal Aid was one of the groups to call for  the Hawaii Supreme Court’s review of a case to give poor parents an appointed attorney in welfare proceedings.

Intro Music: Human – Tin Tin Out Mix by Pretenders

Outro Music: Turning Into Stone by Phantogram

Maui Pops Orchestra: Jim Durham

Jim Durham

Jim Durham is the conductor of the Maui Pops Orchestra, which is presenting “Broadway Pops – Dancing and Romancing” on January 19th at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center.

Intro Sounds: Scherzo for Motorcycle by Boston Pops Orchestra

Outro Music: Cheek To Cheek by Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong

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