Previous Episodes for 2002
Gambling on the Economy
Guests: Noel J. Kent, Professor of Ethnic Studies - UHM; Larry Meacham, Executive Director of Common Cause - Hawai'i.
Discusses Hawai'i legislative politics and the way in which both Republican and Democrats pass legislation and devise public policy. Includes a discussion about the effects of these laws and policies on Hawai'i's people.
Guests: Mike Coleman, Central Union Church; Cindy Collison, Maili Housing And Catholic Charities; George Harris, Like a Child.
Presents a fresh outlook on the homeless and homelessness. Includes interviews with homeless and service providers.
University and Community
Guests: Dean Alegado, Chair of Department of Ethnic Studies - UHM; Ulla Hasager, Ph.D., Systems of Service Project Director Service Learning.
Demonstrates the relationship between university and the grassroots community through interviews with students in Service Learning projects in communities and community members. Focus is on the responsibility of the university to the community and the benefit derived by the university and community from this engagement.
Israel in Palestine
Guests: Miriam Sharma, Professor of Asian Studies - UHM; Ramsis Lutfy, Retired Professor of Zoology ; Bart Dame, Community Activist.
A new look at the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with focus on the September 2000 Palestinian uprising against Israeli occupation and Israel's invasion of Palestinian Authority-controlled territory. A fresh look at the meaning and practices of terrorism in light of the 9-11 attacks and the killing of civilians on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Manoa to Otago
Guests: Rachel Ka'ai Oldman, Exchange student - University of Otago, New Zealand; Dean Muhata, Exchange Student - University of Otago, New Zealand; Jenny Samaan, Director at the Office of International Affairs - UHM.
A discussion with exchange students from the University of Otago, New Zealand and the Director of the Office of International Education, Jenny Samaan (UH) about the exchange program between Otago and the UH and the Otago students' experiences in Hawai'i. A must see for UH students considering exchange opportunities.
The Day After
Guests: Claire Shimabukuro, Community Organizer - Local 5, Executive Director - Peoples Fund; Bart Dame, Community Activist.
A discussion about the Hawai'i gubernatorial election and what a GOP victory might mean to Hawai'i's people, and the Democratic Party.
Civil Liberties, Uncivil Acts
Guests: Vanessa Chong, Executive Director at the American Civil Liberties Union of Hawai'i; Wayson Chow, Attorney at the National Lawyers Guild; Chris Iijima, Associate Professor at the School of Law - UHM.
A discussion of the impact of the Patriot Act and other post 9-11 federal legislation on civil liberties for all US citizens.