The Conversation: Monday, April 22nd

Apr 22, 2013

It’s Monday, April 22 – From HPR2, it’s The Conversation

An Earth Day look at the legislature

Leilei Shih is on the Executive Committees of Surfrider Foundation and Sierra Club O'ahu. She's also the Chair of Capitol Watch Hawaii, a portal into the Hawaii legislative process for  those interested in following environmental bills. Several environmental bills are still moving, including SB15 SDHD 2 is in conference this morning.

Hybrid help for authors footing the bill

Dawn Sakamoto is Director of Sales and Marketing for Watermark Publishing and its new imprint, Legacy Isles Publishing.

Free to be urban Z ...or not

Randal O’Toole is a Cato Institute Senior Fellow. His analysis of urban land-use and transportation issues is detailed in his book The Best-Laid Plans. In it, O’Toole calls for repealing federal, state, and local planning laws and proposes reforms that he says can help solve social and environmental problems without heavy-handed government regulation.  

Bound by time on paper and stage

Christine Altwies plays a photojournalist in the Hawaii Repertory Theatre production of Time Stands Still, which will have its final performance April 28 at 3:30PM at the Kawananakoa Backstage Theatre in Nuuanu.

Plus the international report from Deutsche Welle, making the first million in the backyard, and a minimum for the maximum in the reality check. First up, the news from NPR.