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

Know Your Candidates: Keith Amemiya

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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.

Thursday, July 30, 2020·2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

The Hawaii Variable: A data-based discussion about COVID-19 in Hawaii

COVID-19 shut down tourism, wrecked the economy and uprooted our way of life. Honolulu Civil Beat data reporter Yoohyun Jung joins Nick Redding of Hawaii Data Collaborative and Thomas Lee, an epidemiologist who has been the lead COVID-19 modeler/forecaster for the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency, for a discussion about how data has informed decisions during the pandemic.

This online conversation will be guided in large part by questions from attendees, and we encourage you to submit your questions in advance.

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

Register for this event here.

Wednesday, July 15, 2020·10 a.m. to 11 a.m.·Online

Online Event: Conversation and Coffee Legislative Recap

We invite you to join us online for Civil Beat’s Conversation and Coffee Legislative Recap on Wednesday, July 15 at 10:00 a.m. HST!

Grab a cup of your favorite morning beverage and sit down with Civil Beat’s politics and opinion editor Chad Blair and reporter Blaze Lovell as they recap and answer your questions about the 2020 legislative session which adjourns on July 10th.

This online event will be held on Zoom and will not be recorded.

Please Sign up here to receive the meeting link.