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Healthcare Association of Hawaii addresses healthcare job vacancies; Medical care for Hawaii's homeless; Bringing your own containers to restaurants; Manoa Valley Theatre's new Artistic Director Kip Wilborn


HPR’s All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence sat down recently with the author of the play, ‘Shipment Day,’ Lorenzo Destefano. The interview includes a dramatic reading from the play. But the playwright begins by describing the sense of fear that surrounded a diagnosis of leprosy in 1934 Honolulu—and not only for the patient.

Manoa Valley Theater
Manoa Valley Theater

Mānoa Valley Theater...Honolulu's 150 seat, Off-Broadway playhouse, opens its 48th season next week with a story about a wedding gone wrong.  The musical comedy “It Shoulda Been You” runs from next Friday until October 2nd.  The story revolves around a Jewish-Catholic wedding that is derailed by ex-lovers and alcoholic parents.

noe tanigawa
noe tanigawa

  In our quick survey of summer theater this year, two musicals are opening in Honolulu.  Lysistrata Jones at Mānoa Valley Theatre updates an ancient battle between the sexes, and Mamma Mia orchestrates wedding complications to an Abba soundtrack.   HPR’s Noe Tanigawa reports.


The Conversation: Monday, June 27th, 2016

Jun 27, 2016

How Will BREXIT Affect Tourism; Entertainer Little Albert; A Lawsuit for Special Ed Studetns; Basketball and Lysistrata

Brexit Impact On Hawaii Tourism: Dr. Eugene Tian

The Conversation: Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

May 17, 2016

Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet; Mānoa Valley Theater Production of Equus; Neal Conan; Hawai‘i Students Wins National Shakespeare Competition

Peace Corps’ 55th Year: Carrie Hessler-Radelet