One Billion Rising; "Peter Rabbit and the Garden"; Chocolate in Hawaii; Read Aloud America

Feb 14, 2014

It’s Friday, February 14th – From HPR2, it’s The Conversation

One Billion Rising: Holly Holowach

Holly Holowach is the Event Producer for One Billion Rising Honolulu. In her daily life, she’s the Director of Weinberg Village Waimanalo, a transitional housing program for homeless families.

Intro Music: Happy Birthday by Altered Images

Outro Music: Break the Chain by Tena Clark and Tim Heintz

HTY’s Peter Rabbit and the Garden: Director Annie Wood Cusick

Annie Wood Cusick is a playwright and director whose latest production is “Peter Rabbit and the Garden,” adapted from Beatrix Potter’s stories.

Intro Music: Today Was A Fairy Tale by Taylor Swift

Outro Music: Duet in B Minor by Pacific Air

Chocolate in Hawaii:  Nat Bletter

Nat Bletter is one of the co-founders of Madre Chocolate, started in Kailua and recently opened a shop in Chinatown.

Intro Music: I’m Into Something Good by The Bird and The Bee

Outro Music: Your Sweetness is my Weakness by Barry White

Read Aloud America: Joanne Laird, Maui Program Director

Joanne Laird is the Program Director for Read Aloud America, which is recruiting volunteers for a fall Read Aloud Program in Hawaii’s schools.

Intro Sounds: Cupid by Sam Cooke

Outro Music: Birthday by Kings of Leon