Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations

LDS Church Lawsuit; Distracted Driving; SB2559; "Trip Into Your Imagination"

It’s Monday, January 27 – From HPR2, it’s The Conversation

LDS Church Lawsuit: Plaintiff Jake Huggard

Jake Huggard

Jake Huggard is one of the plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed against the LDS Church, Maui Land & Pineapple Company, Youth Development Enterprises, and Brian R. Pickett, the man who allegedly sexually molested Mr. Huggard when he was a boy.  In the 1970s and 80s boys were recruited from communities in Utah and  Idaho to pick pineapples at camps on Maui.

Intro Music: Innocent Vigilant Ordinary by The Appleseed Cast

Outro Music: Backyard Quiz Theme by Jon de Mello

Student Distracted Driving Campaign: Ke'olina "Lina" Naulangi

Ke'olina "Lina" Naulangi

Ke'olina "Lina" Naulangi is a senior at Moanalua High School and president of the Peer Education Program.    She’s part of a coalition of 170 students representing eight Hawaii high schools who are conducting a series of workshops and educational sessions this week to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving and drowsy driving.

Intro Music: Attic Doctor by Youth Lagoon

Outro Music: Reflektor by The Arcade Fire

SB2559: Corey Rosenlee

Corey Rosenlee

Corey Rosenlee is a 15-year nationally certified social studies teacher from Campbell High School. He is one of the organizers of the "Hawaii Teachers Work to the Rules" Movement. For 7 years, he has been leading the quest to cool schools so kids can focus on learning. The latest effort is SB 2559 scheduled to be heard later today.

Intro Music: Too Hot by The Specials

Outro Music: At Sea by Dorena

Trip Into Your Imagination: Judy Ridolfino

Judy Ridolfino

Judy Ridolfino is the head of “Judy’s Gang” a dance, exercise, and calligraphy school in Wailuku, Maui.  The Gang’s next recital is called “A Trip Into Your Imagination;” It’s this Saturday at Wailuku Industrial Park.

Intro Sounds: Wide Awake (Instrumental) by Katy Perry

Outro Music: Lovely Allen by Holy F**k

Stay Connected
More Episodes