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Wednesday, June 24, 2020·10:00 - 11:00 a.m.·Online

Online Event: Offshore Talk Story Sessions

In Season 4: Far From Home, we explore the Native Hawaiian diaspora. This 6-episode season combines little-known stories from history with a hard look at why Hawaiians are leaving the islands today.

Follow along by listening to weekly episodes, then join the host of Season 4, Ku’u Kauanoe, each Wednesday for a talk story session and behind-the-scenes details.

Online Event Schedule:

  • Wednesday, 5/20: Ep. 1: Should I Stay Or Should I Go?
  • Wednesday, 5/27: Ep. 2: The Tribe
  • Wednesday, 6/3: Ep. 3: Hawaii’s Sons Of The Civil War
  • Wednesday, 6/10: Ep. 4: On The Road
  • Wednesday, 6/17: Ep. 5: Leaving Home
  • Wednesday, 6/24: Ep. 6: Homecoming

Please RSVP to receive the meeting link and password.

Wednesday, August 5, 2020·5:00 - 6:30 p.m.·Online

Online Event: Civil Beat Book Club on “Nine Lives: Death and Life in New Orleans”

Civil Beat and da Shop are committed to the health and well-being of our community. While our normal in-person events are still on hold, we feel that community connection is more important than ever.

With this in mind, Civil Beat and da Shop are partnering together to host August’s book club as a virtual event. On August 5, reporter Brittany Lyte, will lead a live discussion of “Nine Lives: Death and Life in New Orleans” by Dan Baum.

This online event will be held on Zoom. Please RSVP to receive the meeting link and password.

Wednesday, June 3, 2020·5:00 - 6:30 p.m.·Online

Online Event: Civil Beat Book Club on “A Short Life of Trouble”

Civil Beat and da Shop are committed to the health and well-being of our community. While our normal in-person events are still on hold, we feel that community connection is more important than ever.

With this in mind, Civil Beat and da Shop are partnering together to host June’s book club as a virtual event.

On June 3, major gifts manager, Mariko Chang, will lead a live discussion of “A Short Life of Trouble” by Marcia Tucker.

Wednesday, April 29, 2020·10:00 - 11:00 a.m.·Online

Online Event: Conversation and Coffee

Grab a cup of your favorite morning beverage and sit down with Civil Beat’s editor and general manager Patti Epler, VP of operations and philanthropy Ben Nishimoto, and reporters, Nick Grube, Brittany Lyte and Anita Hofschneider, as we check-in with how you’re doing, chat about what’s been happening at Civil Beat and answer your questions about our recent coverage.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020·5:00 - 6:30 p.m.·Online

Online Event: Civil Beat Book Club “Bad Blood”

Join the Civil Beat Book Club and da Shop for a discussion on “Bad Blood” by John Carreyrou hosted by Civil Beat reporter Anita Hofschneider.

Civil Beat’s book club is open to the public and members can join at any time.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020·12 - 1:30 p.m.·Hawaii State Capitol Room 329

Civil Cafe Legislative Update

This event will be moderated by Civil Beat’s politics and opinion editor Chad Blair. Panelists include Civil Beat public health reporter Eleni Gill, House Speaker Scott Saiki and Senate Majority Leader J. Kalani English.

Have a question about the 2020 session? Submit your questions for the panelists through this form.

This event is recorded and posted on civilbeat.org. No food or drink allowed in the room.

Please sign up to reserve your seat.

Friday, February 28, 2020·10:30 a.m - 11:30 a.m.·Ha Coffee Bar - 4180 Rice St, Lihue, HI 96766

Conversation and Coffee – Lihue, Kauai

Civil Beat is taking our talk story coffee event to Lihue, Kauai!

Join us for a cup of coffee, pastries and conversation with Civil Beat editor and general manager Patti Epler, VP of operations and philanthropy Ben Nishimoto, reporter Brittany Lyte and digital producer Ku’u Kauanoe.

Get to know the newsroom that’s supported by you. Share your community concerns, what you love about Civil Beat and what you’d like to see more of in 2020.

Stick around after the event to interview for a Civil Beat video related to our Fault Lines special project.

Space is limited so please register in advance.

Friday, February 21, 2020·5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.·Ka Waiwai, 1110 University Ave. Honolulu, HI 96826

Hawaii Storytellers: What Local Means To Me

Hawaii Storytellers’ theme of “What Local Means To Me” is inspired by Civil Beat’s 2020 special reporting project, Fault Lines, which is focusing on Hawaii’s changing demographics, a myriad of fault lines and how communities can come together to bridge those.

Storytellers:

Ku’u Kauanoe – Digital Producer, Honolulu Civil Beat

Mark “GOOCH” Noguchi – Chef/Co-Founder, The Pili Group, Daddy, Curriculum Specialist, Punahou

Amanda Corby – Owner & Creative Director, Under My Umbrella & Pili Group

Rob Burns – Founder, Local Motion, Real Estate Agent

Dann Seki – Local actor, producer and storyteller

Sean Choo – Local composer and performer

Get your tickets here before they sell out!

Wednesday, February 19, 2020·6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.·da Shop 3565 Harding Ave, Honolulu, HI 96816

Civil Beat Book Club: “The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry”

Join the Civil Beat Book Club for a discussion on “The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry” written by Garbielle Zevin. Our host for this meeting will be Claire Caulfield, Civil Beat’s audio producer.

Civil Beat’s book club is open to the public and members can join at any time.

Join our facebook group for more discussion and register to attend the next book club meeting here.

The following discussion will be on the book “Bad Blood,” hosted by Anita Hofschneider on April 15.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020·12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.·Hawaii State Capitol Building, room 329

Civil Cafe: 2020 Legislative Preview

Honolulu Civil Beat hosted a Civil Cafe panel event previewing Hawaii’s 2020 legislative session.

Our panelists were Representative Cynthia Thielen, Senator Jarrett Keohokalole, Gavin Thornton from Hawaii Appleseed, and Blaze Lovell from Civil Beat.

The discussion was moderated by Civil Beat’s Chad Blair.

You can watch the recording of the panel discussion here.