Green Energy Market Securitization, APAC’s “Aladdin Jr.,” Student Activism, Israeli Folk Ensemble

Jun 28, 2013

It’s Friday, June 28 – From HPR2, it’s The Conversation.

Can’t afford to save energy? Look at these GEMS.

Traci Ho Kim is the Branch Chief of the Innovation, Planning & Policy Branch of the State Energy Office. It's part of the Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism.  She's also the board of WiRE (Women in Renewable Energy) and is a 2012 Pacific Century Fellow.  More about the GEMS program.

Junior carpets fly on the Big Island.

Sue Boyum is the director of Aladdin Jr. at the Aloha Performing Arts Company.  Performances run until the end of the month.

Student activism acts out

Doorae Shin is a UH Manoa Political Science student. She advocates for all social justice with a focus on environmental issues. In addition to her advocacy for Hawaii undocumented students, she helped ban styrofoam at UH and she volunteers with the Surfrider Foundation.

Go to Germany - On Maui - To learn Israeli - Folk dance - Really!

Jack Germany leads Israeli folk dance classes twice a week at Grace Church in Pukalani.