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An Inconvenient Sequel – Film Screening and Panel
Saturday, November 18, 2017·1:00 PM·Doris Duke Theatre at the Honolulu Museum of Art

An Inconvenient Sequel – Film Screening and Panel

In collaboration with the Doris Duke Theatre at the Honolulu Museum of Art, please join us for a free screening of An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power followed by a post-screening panel discussion with local experts, educators and environmental professionals.

SOLD OUT: RSVPs are now closed. However, if you didn’t get a chance to reserve a seat, we will have a rush line and we encourage you to come. Doors open at 12:30. Empty seats will be released at 12:50pm.

Friday, October 27, 2017·6:00 PM·KouWork

Business Pau Hana

Join us for a Civil Beat pau hana at KouWork in Kakaako. Mix and mingle with local entrepreneurs as we talk story with Dawn Lippert, CEO at Elemental Excelerator, and Stewart Yerton, business reporter at Civil Beat. Hear success stories, failures and what it’s like to launch a business in Hawaii. This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited, so please RSVP.

News Literacy #3: The Internet Echo Chamber
Tuesday, October 24, 2017·6:00 - 7:30 PM·Kaimuki Public Library

News Literacy #3: The Internet Echo Chamber

Please join us for the third event in Civil Beat’s news literacy series: The Internet Echo Chamber. Panelists will draw attention to our own information bubbles and emphasize the importance of a healthy diversity of sources. The event will include a workshop portion where guests will learn strategies for incorporating viewpoints that challenge their own. This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited, so please RSVP in advance.

Thursday, October 12, 2017·5:00 PM·East-West Center Imin Conference Center

Safeguarding Aloha: Understanding The Threat Of North Korea And What It Means For Hawaii

Ralph Cossapresident of Pacific Forum CSIS, James Kelly, former assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Denny Roy, senior fellow at the East-West Center, and Keith Vieira, principal of KV & Associates Hospitality Consulting, LLC and executive-in-residence at Shidler College of Business will speak about the threat of North Korea and what it means for Hawaii.  Following the panel discussion, Chad Blair, politics and opinions editor at Honolulu Civil Beat, will moderate a Q&A session with the audience. The event is free and open to the public, but please RSVP in advance. Civil Beat will also live-stream the event on Facebook.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017·9:30 AM·Waialae Elementary School, Room A-1

Conversation and Coffee

Tiare Kabazawa enjoys a latte at Curb. 3 oct 2016

Please join us for a casual conversation with Civil Beat’s education reporter, Suevon Lee. This get-together is your opportunity to talk about the issues in education facing our community. If you have thoughts or questions about early educationteacher recruitmentleadership in education and more, this is the place for you. This event is free, but please RSVP in advance

Chasing Coral – Film Screening and Panel
Sunday, August 27, 2017·1:00 PM·Doris Duke Theatre at the Honolulu Museum of Art

Chasing Coral – Film Screening and Panel

In collaboration with the Doris Duke Theatre at the Honolulu Museum of Art, join us for a weekend of screenings of Chasing Ice and Chasing Coral. These two visually stunning documentaries, directed by Jeff Orlowski, depict the effects of climate change through glaciers and coral reefs. Chasing Coral documents a group of coral experts as they set out on a thrilling ocean adventure to uncover the mystery of why coral reefs around the world are vanishing. Panel discussions with environmental scientists and educators will accompany the film and will address how current issues of climate change affect Hawaii today. This event is free, but please RSVP in advance. Doors open at 12:30pm.

Chasing Ice – Film Screening and Panel
Saturday, August 26, 2017·1:00 PM·Doris Duke Theatre at the Honolulu Museum of Art

Chasing Ice – Film Screening and Panel

In collaboration with the Doris Duke Theatre at the Honolulu Museum of Art, join us for a weekend of screenings of Chasing Ice and Chasing Coral. These two visually stunning documentaries, directed by Jeff Orlowski, depict the effects of climate change through glaciers and coral reefs.  Chasing Ice follows renowned National Geographic photographer James Balog on a mission to place 30 cameras across three continents to gather visual evidence of the Earth’s melting ice. Panel discussions with environmental scientists and educators will accompany the film and will address how current issues of climate change affect Hawaii today. This event is free, but please RSVP in advance. Doors open at 12:30pm.

Conversation and Coffee
Wednesday, August 23, 2017·9:30 AM·Judiciary History Center

Conversation and Coffee

Join us for a casual conversation led by Patti Epler, Civil Beat Editor and General Manager, and special guest Brian Black, Executive Director of the Civil Beat Law Center for the Public Interest. Together, they’ll discuss local efforts to achieve an open government and the Law Center’s work with the public and media outlets such as Civil Beat. Arrive at 9:15 a.m. for check-in and enjoy complimentary coffee, tea and pastries. The event will start promptly at 9:30 a.m. with a welcome from Executive Director of the Judiciary History Center, Matt Mattice. Space is limited, so please RSVP in advance

Saturday, July 29, 2017·10:30 AM - 12:00 PM·Aiea Public Library

News Literacy Event #2: Getting it Right – Pressures of Speed and Accuracy

The second news literacy panel unpacks the process and principles that guide the journalism profession. Hear Civil Beat and fellow local reporters talk about their work and the challenges and decisions they face to produce a timely and accurate story. Learn about the demands placed on journalists and why mistakes happen. Space is limited, so please RSVP.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017·10:00 AM·Aiea Public Library

Conversation and Coffee

Civil Beat is taking our member coffee events on the road!  Join Civil Beat staff for a casual morning discussion at Aiea Public Library. If you’re new to Conversation and Coffee, this is a monthly gathering with our members to learn more about the issues you care about and the questions that are on your mind. It’s also a fun way to learn more about our stories by meeting the reporters. Free parking is available. Space is limited, so please RSVP.