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Tuesday, January 25, 2022·2 - 3 p.m.·Virtual

Civil Cafe: Maui County

events graphic for civil cafe maui county on 1/13/22 at 2 p.m.

Panelists:

Kevin Dayton, Civil Beat

Blaze Lovell, Civil Beat

Senator Gil Keith-Agaran, Senate District 5

Representative Troy Hashimoto, House District 8

 

Register to attend virtually or receive the recording.

Thursday, January 27, 2022·2 - 3 p.m.·Virtual

Civil Cafe: Hawaii County

Civil Beat hosts a virtual Civil Cafe with Hawaii County lawmakers to discuss the 2022 session.

Panelists:

Senator Joy A. San Buenaventura, Senate District 2

Representative Nicole Lowen, House District 6

Representative Greggor Ilagan, House District 4

 

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Civil Cafe: Kauai County
Thursday, January 27, 2022·11 a.m. - 12 p.m.·Virtual

Civil Cafe: Kauai County

Civil Beat’s legislative reporting team and invited Kauai County lawmakers will discuss the 2022 session in this virtual panel.

Panelists:

Rep. Nadine Nakamura, House District 14

Rep. James Tokioka, House District 15

Sen. Ron Kouchi, Senate District 8

Rep. Daynette “Dee” Morikawa, House District 16

 

Register here to attend live or receive the recording.

 

Thursday, January 13, 2022·3:30 - 5 p.m.·Online

Civil Beat: Legislative Preview

As we approach the 2022 Hawaii Legislative session, Civil Beat invites you to join us at the Civil Cafe Legislative Preview.

Civil Beat’s legislative reporting team and invited lawmakers will share their expectations for the 2022 session. Submit your questions for the panel here.

This discussion will also be available via live-stream or online viewing.

Panelists:

  • Kevin Dayton, Civil Beat Reporter
  • Blaze Lovell, Civil Beat Reporter
  • Representative Della Au Belatti, House Majority Leader
  • Representative Sylvia Luke, Chair of the House Finance Committee
  • Senator Chris Lee,Chair of the Senate Transportation Committee
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Civil Beat Book Club 2021 Reading List

March 31: “Sunny Skies, Shady Characters: Cops, Killers, and Corruption in the Aloha State.” by Jim Dooley
Hosted by Nick Grube

May 26: “Murder Leaves Its Mark” by Victoria Nalani Kneubuhl
Hosted by Claire Caulfield

June 30: “When You Trap A Tiger” by Tae Keller (kid’s book)
Hosted by Suevon Lee

July 28: “Nānā I Ke Kumu, Helu ʻEkolu (Volume III)” contributors: Lynette Paglinawan, Likeke Paglinawan, Dennis Kauahi, Kalei Kanuha, and artist Īmaikalani Kalahele
Hosted by Ku‘u Kauanoe

September 29: “Food and Power” Edited by Aya Hirata Kimura and Krisnawati Suryanata
Hosted by Claire Caulfield

November 24: “The Value of Hawaiʻi 3: Hulihia, the Turning”
Hosted by Chad Blair

The Civil Beat Book Club is a partnership with local book store, da Shop.

Book club members receive 10% off the monthly book club selections when purchasing online with code “CB10” or in the Kaimuki shop.

Visit their site for all the upcoming and past book club selections.

Civil Beat Book Club: The Value of Hawaiʻi 3: Hulihia, the Turning
Wednesday, December 1, 2021·5:30 - 7:00 p.m.·Virtual Zoom Meeting

Civil Beat Book Club: The Value of Hawaiʻi 3: Hulihia, the Turning

Civil Beat’s politics and opinion editor, Chad Blair, hosts a book club discussion about “The Value of Hawaiʻi 3: Hulihia, the Turning.”

This virtual event will be held on Zoom in meeting format where all participants have the option to turn on their cameras. This event will not be recorded so be sure to join us live.

The Civil Beat Book Club is a partnership with local book store, da Shop. Book club members receive 10% off the monthly book club selections when purchasing online with code “CB10” or in the Kaimuki shop. Visit their site for all the upcoming and past book club selections.

Register here.

 

Civil Cafe: How The Pandemic Has Affected Hawaii’s Indigenous People
Tuesday, November 9, 2021·2 - 3p.m.·Crowdcast

Civil Cafe: How The Pandemic Has Affected Hawaii’s Indigenous People

Hosted by Civil Beat health reporter, Anita Hofschneider, this discussion will address how the spike in Covid cases affected Hawaii’s Indigenous community.

Joining the discussion will be Nāʻālehu Anthony, Director of COVID Pau, Juanita Nalani Benioni, of the Center for Native Hawaiian Traditional Healing at the Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center and Dr. Gerard Akaka, V.P. of Native Hawaiian Affairs & Clinical Support at Queen’s Health Systems Internal Medicine.

Click here to register, submit questions or watch the replay.

Questions may also be sent to membership@civilbeat.org

Thursday, November 4, 2021

Hawaii Book and Music Festival, Oct. 1 – Nov. 4

Civil Beat is a proud sponsor of the 16th annual Hawaii Book and Music Festival themed “Hawai‘i 2.0 –Model for the Planet?” which runs for the entire month of Oct. and into early Nov.

The virtual festival will host several events each day, including online discussions moderated by Civil Beat staff members.

Other events include talks with international, national and Hawai‘i authors, graphic novelists, poets, and presentations by playwrights, mediamakers, storytellers and musical performances.

Civil Beat is a sponsor of the sustainability, wellness and innovation tracks which include discussions on tourism, gender inequity, energy, big data, economic diversity and Artificial Intelligence.

If you’ve been following the Kealoha story, you won’t want to miss a discussion with Nick Grube and attorney-turned-author, Alexander Silvert, on his soon to be released novel, “The Mailbox Conspiracy.”

The nonprofit festival is a free-admission event.

Civil Beat moderators will be participating in the following virtual discussions:

  • October 6 at 5:30 p.m. –  Transforming Hawaii Tourism, moderated by Stewart Yerton
  • October 9 at 5:30 p.m. – “Heart of Fire – An Immigrant Daughter’s Story,” moderated by Denby Fawcett
  • October 11 at 5:30 p.m. – “Nānā I Ke Kumu, Helu ʻEkolu,” moderated by Kuʻu Kauanoe
  • October 12 at 5:30 p.m. – COVID’s Gender Inequities, moderated by Anita Hofschneider
  • October 13 at 5:30 p.m. Diversify to What?, moderated by Chad Blair
  • October 14 at 5:30 p.m. West Kauai Energy Project, moderated by Brittany Lyte
  • October 20 at 4:00 p.m. A Liveable City?, moderated by Chad Blair
  • October 28 at 4:00 p.m. Big Data Visualization, moderated by Chad Blair
  • October 28 at 5:30 p.m. A.I. to E.T. The Future of Science & Technology and the Fate of Our Civilization & The Cosmos, moderated by Stewart Yerton
  • October 30  at 5:30 p.m. The Mailbox Conspiracy, moderated by Nick Grube

See the full schedule and register for the festival here.

Civil Cafe: Covid and Kids
Wednesday, October 13, 2021·3 - 4 p.m.·Virtual on Crowdcast

Civil Cafe: Covid and Kids

Event flier for Civil Cafe Covid and KidsWith vaccines on the horizon for kids ages five to 11, we’ll ask the questions at the top of parents’ minds.

Civil Beat reporter Brittany Lyte hosts a discussion with reporter Anita Hofschneider  and special guest Dr. Natascha Chinga pediatric infectious disease specialist at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children and Dr. Sarah Kemble, state epidemiologist at the Department of Health.

This discussion will be guided by questions from the audience, so we’re asking our readers to submit questions ahead of time through Crowdcast’s Q&A feature after registering.

Register here to attend live or receive the recording.

Civil Beat Book Club – Food and Power in Hawaii: Visions of Food Democracy
Wednesday, September 29, 2021·2 - 3 p.m.·Zoom Meeting

Civil Beat Book Club – Food and Power in Hawaii: Visions of Food Democracy

Join Civil Beat reporter, podcast producer and bibliophile, Claire Caulfield, for a book club discussion about “Food And Power in Hawaii: Visions of Food Democracy.”

The Civil Beat Book Club is a partnership with local book store, da Shop. Book club members receive 10% off the monthly book club selections when purchasing online with code “CB10” or in the Kaimuki shop. Visit their site for all the upcoming and past book club selections.

Register for the live book club meeting here. This virtual event will be held on Zoom in meeting format and will not be recorded.