Meet with reporters and editors Friday July 28 between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Look for the distinctive orange Wavemaker van outside Manoa Public Library, when Civil Beat holds its latest pop-up newsroom.
These events, typically at public library branches, are a regular part of Civil Beat’s community engagement and are a chance for readers to share story ideas and find out more about our nonprofit newsroom.
Our previous pop-up newsroom was at the Mililani Community Library in Central Oahu.
Members of the Civil Beat team who will be available include Managing Editor Kim Gamel, Vice President of Operations and Philanthropy Ben Nishimoto, City and County reporter Kirstin Downey, Newsletter Editor Courtney Teague, interns Allan Kew and Jake Indursky and, Marissa Halagao, a recent graduate of Punahou School who is spending the week in the Civil Beat newsroom.
Manoa Public Library is at 2716 Woodlawn Dr. in Honolulu and parking is free. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Neighbor island readers! Mark your calendar for Civil Beat pop-up newsrooms at Makawao Public Library on Wednesday Aug. 9 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Kailua-Kona Public Library on Wednesday Aug. 29 between 12 p.m. and 7 p.m.
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Matthew Leonard is a deputy editor with Civil Beat and has worked in media and cultural organizations in both hemispheres since 1988. Follow him on Twitter at @mleonardmedia or email email@example.com.