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Thursday, October 29, 2020·2-3:30 p.m.·Online Event

Corruption, Crime and the Pursuit of Power in the Aloha State

Join Civil Beat’s Washington, D.C. correspondent Nick Grube, columnist and blogger Ian Lind and Jim Dooley, author of “Sunny Skies, Shady Characters: Cops, Killers, and Corruption in the Aloha State,” for a discussion on corruption in Hawaii.

These award-winning investigative reporters will share the nitty gritty details of what it’s like uncovering some of the dirty politics happening in our state.

If you’ve been keeping up with the Kealohas or minding Miske’s business, you’ll want to reserve your spot for this event.

Register here.

Tuesday, November 17, 2020·10-11 a.m.·Online Event

Conversation and Coffee: Elections Recap

Civil Beat reporters Blaze Lovell and Kevin Dayton recap the 2020 Hawaii election results and visit how mail-in voting went for the State.

This will be a casual discussion where attendees can join with their zoom cameras on or join by phone.

We will not be recording this event so we hope you will be able to join us live!

Register here.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020·5 to 6:30 p.m.·Online

Civil Beat Book Club “Murder Casts A Shadow” with Victoria Kneubuhl

Local author Victoria Nalani Kneubuhl joins us in a discussion about her book “Murder Casts A Shadow,” the first of a Hawaii mystery trilogy.

The discussion will be hosted by Civil Beat’s audio reporter, Claire Caulfield.

Civil Beat’s book club is open to the public and members can join at any time. The discussion will be held online in a Zoom meeting and we encourage attendees to participate in the discussion.

Register here

Friday, October 9, 2020·2 to 3 p.m. HST·Online Event

Know Your Candidates: Rick Blangiardi

Join Civil Beat’s Chad Blair and Christina Jedra for a conversation with Rick Blangiardi about his candidacy for Honolulu mayor.

This session will be recorded and sent to everyone who registers, including those who cannot make it live.

Register here

Thursday, October 8, 2020·2 to 3 p.m. HST·Online Event

Know Your Candidates: Keith Amemiya

Civil Beat’s Chad Blair and Christina Jedra joined Keith Amemiya for a conversation about his candidacy for Honolulu mayor.

You can watch the discussion here.

Thursday, October 1, 2020·2 to 3:30 p.m. HST·Online

Hawaii’s Changing Economy – Making It Or Not

Moderators:

Marcel Honore, Reporter, Civil Beat

Brittany Lyte, Reporter, Civil Beat

Panelists:

Peter Yee, Hawaii Unemployment Updates and Support Group on Facebook

Christopher Sy, Owner and Chef, Breadshop

Register here

Thursday, September 24, 2020·2 to 3:30 p.m. HST·Online

Hawaii’s Changing Economy – The Hawaii Variable: A Data-Based Discussion About The Economy

Moderator:

Yoohyun Jung, Data Reporter, Civil Beat

Panelists:

Kendrick Leong, Research Specialist, Hawaii Data Collaborative

Carl Bonham, Executive Director and Professor of Economics, UHERO

Peter Fuleky, Research Economist and Associate Professor of Economics, UHERO

Register here

Thursday, September 17, 2020·2 to 3:30 p.m. HST·Online

Hawaii’s Changing Economy – Reopening The Economy And Reimagining Tourism

This event has passed, read about it and watch the recap here.

Moderator:

Stewart Yerton, Business Reporter, Civil Beat

Panelists:

Paul Kosasa, CEO of ABC Stores

Sherry Menor-McNamara, CEO of Chamber of Commerce Hawaii

Ben Rafter, President and CEO of Springboard Hospitality

Tuesday, August 11, 2020·10 a.m. to 11 a.m. HST·Online

Conversation And Coffee: Civil Beat Celebrates 10 Years!

Join founding editor John Temple, current editor and general manager Patti Epler and politics and opinion editor, Chad Blair, who has been with Civil Beat from day one, as they look back at the last decade of Civil Beat.

Whether you’ve been a fan of Civil Beat since the beginning or are new to our news, we invite you to join us online for Civil Beat’s Conversation and Coffee on Tuesday, August 11 at 10:00 a.m. HST. Sign up here.

This online event will be held on Zoom and will not be recorded. Please RSVP to receive the meeting link.

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.