The Conversation: Friday, June 9th, 2017

Jun 9, 2017

Lobbying Rules for Public Employees; Story of Kamehameha’s Birth; Language Immersion for Kids

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Lobbying Rules for Hawaii’s Public Employees: Dan Gluck

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High profile changes to rules for federal government lobbying had us wondering what lobbying rules exist for public employees in Hawaii.

Intro Music: Don't Owe You A Thang by Gary Clark Jr.

Outro Music: Junk Bond Trader by Elliott Smith

Filipino Film Festival: Baby Nebrida

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Baby Nebrida, served as Writer, Director, and Producer of the opening night film for the Filipino Film Festival Across the Crescent Moon, a romance with complications set in Mindanao and Manila.  

Intro Music: Dreamy Eyes by Azure Blue

Outro Music:  The Repudiated Immortals by Of Montreal

Civil Beat Reality Check

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Shared equity and buyback rules are the sticking points for Kaka’ako workforce housing. The ongoing battle over the rules will extend to next month’s Hawaii Community Development Authority meeting.

Outro Music:  Satellite - JordanXL Remix by Buster

Maryknoll School Launches Language Immersion Program: Jill Takasaki Canfield  

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This fall Maryknoll Schools will launch a dual-language immersion program in Chinese for its kindergarten students.

Outro Music: Loveless by Lo Moon

The Story of Kamehameha the Great’s Birth: Fred Cachola

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Kohala native Fred Cachola shares the story of Kamehameha the Great’s birth ahead of King Kamehameha Day.

Intro Music: Renegade (feat. Nahko) by HIRIE

Outro Music:  Kohala Medly by Sonny Lim