Bill 2491; Film Course; Marriage Equality; "Timeline Hawaii"

Nov 4, 2013

It’s Monday, November 4 – From HPR2, it’s The Conversation

Bill 2491 Vetoed: Gary Hooser

Gary Hooser is a member of the Kauai County Council and introduced GMO and pesticide regulator bill 2491, vetoed last week. He is the former State Director of Environmental Quality Control, a former state senator from Kauai County, and was Majority Leader in the Senate from 2006 – 2010.

Intro Music: Can’t Stand It by Wilco

Outro Music: E Ku’u Morning Dew by Benny Chong

UH Film Course: Robert Pennybacker

Robert Pennybacker is a writer-producer-director of motion pictures who’s a thirty-year veteran of Hawaii’s television industry.   He will be teaching a course for U-H Mano’a Outreach College on November 16th called “the Building Blocks of Filmic Expression.”

Intro Music: Tomorrow Goes Away by Delta Spirit

Outro Music: Buzzcut Season by Lorde

Marriage Equality: Justice Steven Levinson

Retired Justice Levinson’s 40 years of legal experience included 17 years in private practice, and another 17 years as an Associate Justice of the Hawaii Supreme Court. During his tenure, he authored 271 published opinions; 231 of them were the published opinions of the court, and in 1993 included the first appellate decision in American history to hold that a state's marriage laws were presumptively unconstitutional and discriminatory because they prohibited same-sex couples from marrying.

Intro Music: Posters by Youth Lagoon

Outro Music: Time is Tight by Booker T & the MGs

Illustrated Chronological History: Daniel Harrington

Daniel Harrington is the author, with editor Bennett Hymer, of Timeline Hawaii: an Illustrated Chronological History of the Islands.  The book contains more than 300 photographs, and will be released next week by Mutual Publishing.

Intro Sounds: Blue Hawaiian by Les Paul & Mary Ford

Outro Music: He Mele Inoa No Kawaipunahele by Kealii Reichel

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