Health Survey; "Firehose Learn2Code"; Ethics in Journalism; Reading Programs

Dec 20, 2013

It’s Friday, December 20 – From HPR2, it’s The Conversation

Native Hawaiian Health Survey: Dr. J. Nadine Gracia

Dr. J. Nadine Gracia is the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health and the Director of the Office of Minority Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. She oversees the implementation of the HHS Action Plan to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities and the National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities.

Intro Music: It’s Christmas Time Again: The Backstreet Boys

Outro Music: This Low Point Can Only Be Followed By A High by Goonies Never Say Die

Learn 2 Code - Drink From Firehose Weekend: Marco Morawec

Marco Morawec, Ken Mazaika will lead a Firehose Learn2Code Weekend at U-H mano’a Jauray 3rd through 5th. It's a "University of Hawaii Pacific New Media" workshop.

Intro Music: Belongings by Bear Hands

Outro Music: It’s More Fun To Compute by Kraftwerk

Ethics and Honesty in Journalism: Dr. John Hart

John Hart is a media watcher and the chair of the communication department at Hawaii Pacific University and. His essays have earned him the Lawrence A. Frost Literary Award, an alternative History Book Club Book of the Month selection and a nomination for the Robert M. Utley Western History award. His latest book is Custer and His Times: Book Five.

Intro Music: Bomba Estereo by Bailar Conmigo

Outro Music: True Journalism by PTTRNS

Kauai Holiday Reading Programs: Lauren Pingree

Lauren Pingree works at Coldwell Banker Makai Properties on Kauai; they’re sponsoring readings by Kauai children’s book authors.   The next one will be Christmas Eve at 3:30 outside their office at the Shops at Kukuila. 

Intro Sounds: Stay Lit by Holy F**K

Outro Music: From The Window Of My Room by Dorena