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HB255; Lion King; HB420; Bollywood Film Festival

It’s Friday, January 17 – From HPR2, it’s The Conversation

HB255, Compassionate Release: Bob Merce

Bob Merce

Bob Merce retired in 2007, and since then he has worked pro bono with other attorneys to help sick and dying inmates obtain compassionate release.  He was deeply involved in the substantive drafting of HB 255 which is scheduled for hearing before the House Judiciary Committee this afternoon at 2.

Intro Music: But Anyway by Blues Traveler

Outro Music: Backyard Quiz Theme by Jon de Mello

Lion King Resident Director: Deborah Shrimpton

Deborah Shrimpton

Deborah Shrimpton is the resident director of ‘The Lion King,” which runs until March 9th at the Blaisdell Concert Hall.

Intro Music: Circle of Life by Lebo M

Outro Music: Hakuna Matata by Joseph Williams and Nathan Lane

HB420, Disclosure of Judicial Nominees: Mark Bennett

Mark Bennett

Mark Bennet is a litigation partner at Starn, O’Toole, Marcus, and Fisher.  From 2003-2010, he was Hawaii’s attorney general, and from 1982-1990, he was an Assistant United States Attorney in Washington, DC and Honolulu.  Mark has successfully argued two cases before the United States Supreme Court.

Intro Music: The Heart Skipped A Beat by The xx

Outro Music: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly by Bo-Keys

Bollywood Film Festival: Sai Bhatawadekar

Sai Bhatawadekar

Sai Bhatawadekar is a member of the selection committee for the 7th Annual Bollywood film festival, which runs through January 26th at the Honolulu Museum of Art’s Doris Duke Theater.

Intro Sounds: Jai Ho by A.R. Rahman

Outro Music: Jazba by Salim-Sulaiman

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