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Friday, September 28, 2018·6:00 PM·ARTS at Marks Garage

Hawaii Storytellers: Why I Teach

Join us for another edition of Civil Beat’s signature Hawaii Storytellers featuring stories from local educators about “why I teach.” This event will tap into the diverse experiences of people who view teaching not just as a job, but a calling. We’ll hear personal challenges and triumphs as well as insights as to what makes teaching in Hawaii so unique. Storytellers include: Douglas Kiang, Keil Oberlander, Mahina Paishon-Duarte, Christina Torres and Anne Weber. Purchase tickets in advance.

*This event was postponed from its original date due to Hurricane Lane. Thank you for your understanding.

Saturday, October 6, 2018·2:00 PM·Nanakuli Public Library

Conversation and Coffee with Civil Beat Journalists (Nanakuli)

Tiare Kabazawa enjoys a latte at Curb. 3 oct 2016

Civil Beat is taking our events on the road! On Saturday, October 6, please join us for coffee and a casual discussion with Jim Simon (managing editor) and Civil Beat reporters. Mix and mingle with Civil Beat’s team and share your thoughts and questions about our coverage and ideas for future stories. Enjoy complimentary coffee, tea and refreshments. Space is limited, so please RSVP in advance.

Saturday, October 20, 2018·4:00 PM·Moot Courtroom, University of Hawaii at Manoa's William S. Richardson School of Law

Play and Civil Cafe: Solitary Man

This fall Civil Beat will explore issues of incarceration through theatre and conversation. Solitary Man is a personal memoir of Charlie Hinton’s travels to Pelican Bay State Prison in California to visit a 64-year old lifer named Otis Washington, played by Fred Johnson, an actor and jazz trumpeter. The intimate two-man play, which explores the personal and emotional sides of solitary confinement, will be followed by an in-depth discussion on prison issues in Hawaii moderated by Civil Beat’s criminal justice reporter, Terri Langford. Panelists to be announced.

Wine and light refreshments courtesy of the Hawaii Innocence Project. Proceeds from ticket sales go to support Honolulu Civil Beat. Purchase tickets in advance.

Thursday, October 25, 2018·6:00 PM·The Manifest

Civil Beat Elections Trivia: All The News That’s Fit To Quiz!

Civil Beat Trivia: All the News That’s Fit to Quiz! is a new event series presented by Honolulu Civil Beat. Teams compete in a battle of wits in our news-based trivia game. Play in groups of up to six or sign-up individually, and we’ll match you up with others for the chance to win limited edition Civil Beat swag. Participants are encouraged to work together (without phones) and compete in 3 rounds of 10 questions each. This event is free and open to the public, but please RSVP in advance.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018·9:30 AM·Civil Beat Newsroom

Member Coffee: Covering a Natural Disaster

Tiare Kabazawa enjoys a latte at Curb. 3 oct 2016

Please join us for our next Member Coffee event as we take you inside the newsroom for a look at how Civil Beat covers natural disasters such as the recent hurricane. Civil Beat’s managing editor, Jim Simon, and reporter, Marcel Honore, will host a casual conversation and walk us through recent scenarios of how we verified information, gathered details of what was happening statewide and how Civil Beat editors deployed our small staff to cover the threat of the storm. We’ll share lessons learned and welcome your feedback, questions as well as personal experiences. Civil Beat members can register for a free ticket and are invited to bring a friend. Space is limited, so please RSVP in advance.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018·8:30 AM·Artizen at the Hawaii State Art Museum

Member Coffee: An Election Debrief

Tiare Kabazawa enjoys a latte at Curb. 3 oct 2016On August 15, please join us for our next Member Coffee event on the topic of Hawaii’s primary election. Civil Beat’s Managing Editor, Jim Simon, Politics and Opinion Editor, Chad Blair, and reporter, Nathan Eagle will host a casual conversation on the results as well as take questions about what happens next as we head into the general election.

Civil Beat members can register for a free ticket and are invited to bring a friend. Space is limited, so please RSVP in advance.

Thursday, August 9, 2018·6:00 PM·The Manifest

Civil Beat Elections Trivia: All The News That’s Fit To Quiz!

Civil Beat Trivia: All the News That’s Fit to Quiz! is a brand new event series presented by Honolulu Civil Beat. Teams compete in a battle of wits in our news-based trivia game. Play in groups of up to six or sign-up individually, and we’ll match you up with others for the chance to win limited edition Civil Beat swag. Participants are encouraged to work together (without phones) and compete in 3 rounds of 10 questions each. This event is free and open to the public, but please RSVP in advance.

Thursday, August 2, 2018·6:00 PM·Hawaii Pacific University's Aloha Tower Marketplace campus, Multipurpose Room 2

Know Your Candidates: A Chat With Rep. Andria Tupola

Honolulu Civil Beat presents a special five-part Civil Café series on the Governor’s race in partnership with the Department of Communication at Hawaii Pacific University. On August 2, join us for a fireside chat with Rep. Andria Tupola, as she speaks with Civil Beat’s politics and opinions editor, Chad Blair and answers questions from the audience. Be sure to mark your calendar for all the discussions in this series and get to know your candidates before voting on August 11. This event is free and open to the public, but please RSVP in advance.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018·6:00 PM·Hawaii Pacific University's Aloha Tower Marketplace campus, Multipurpose Room 2

Know Your Candidates: A Chat With Gov. David Ige

Honolulu Civil Beat presents a special five-part Civil Café series on the Governor’s race in partnership with the Department of Communication at Hawaii Pacific University. On August 1, join us for a fireside chat with incumbent Gov. David Ige, as he speaks with Civil Beat’s politics and opinions editor, Chad Blair and answers questions from the audience. Be sure to mark your calendar for all the discussions in this series and get to know your candidates before voting on August 11. This event is free and open to the public, but please RSVP in advance.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018·6:30 PM·Hawaii Pacific University's Aloha Tower Marketplace campus, Multipurpose Room 2

Know Your Candidates: A Chat With Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa

Honolulu Civil Beat presents a special five-part Civil Café series on the Governor’s race in partnership with the Department of Communication at Hawaii Pacific University. On July 25, join us for a fireside chat with Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa, as she speaks with Civil Beat’s politics and opinions editor, Chad Blair and answers questions from the audience. Be sure to mark your calendar for all the discussions in this series and get to know your candidates before voting on August 11. This event is free and open to the public, but please RSVP in advance. Please note the start time of 6:30 p.m.