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.
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.
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Join Civil Beat’s education reporter, Suevon Lee, as she hosts a virtual conversation about what distance learning has looked like in the time of coronavirus thus far. We’ll touch on the challenges that come with remote learning, focus on the new roles and expectations of educators, parents and students, and conclude with a discussion of some long-term needs to support our schools and students.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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!
Civil Beat hosts numerous public and member-exclusive events every year, including monthly member coffees and pau hanas, Civil Cafe panel discussions, and an intimate speaker series known as Hawaii Storytellers. Through our events, Civil Beat looks to foster community discussions by providing a place where citizens can share their thoughts and debate important issues in a civil manner.