The Conversation: Raising Awareness of Campus Sexual Assault
Raising awareness of sexual assault at the University of Hawaii; Reality Check with Civil Beat: Latest from state legislature; Art educators leave their legacy; Local bookstore celebrates; Comedian Tumua Tuinei on local style humor
Raising awareness of sexual assault at the University of Hawaii | Full Article
Two state legislature bills that would have required the University of Hawaii to expand training for employees in the Title IX office, and expand access to confidential services for students failed to be passed. Anna Chua, a UH student organizer, and Nora Gallo, co-executive director of the Every Voice Coalition, joined us to discuss the fight to end sexual violence on college campuses.
Reality Check with Civil Beat: Latest from state legislature | Full Article
With exactly one week left in the state legislative session, Civil Beat government reporter Kevin Dayton gave us the latest on the bills moving through the House and Senate.
Art educators leave their legacy
The Hawaii Arts Alliance is honoring two local longtime art educators Tom Klobe for 2021 and Duane Preble for 2020 as Alfred Preis Award honorees. HPR arts and culture reporter Noe Tanigawa shared their impact on the Hawaii art community.
Local bookstore celebrates its third anniversary
Tomorrow the world celebrates Independent Bookstore Day. Kristen Namba Reed from Da Shop in Kaimuki spoke with us about the store and its anniversary celebrations.
Comedian Tumua Tuinei on local style humor
Local stand-up comedian Tumua Tuinei has been rising steadily since he first started four years ago. He recently sold out 18 shows at the Blue Note Hawaii and will soon perform at sold out Mother's Day shows in Kaneohe. He spoke with HPR's Russell Subiono about being funny, "local style."
Listen to the full interview with Tuinei below:
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