Friday, June 24, 2022
As a founding member of the hui, Facing the Future (FtF) in 2004, I collaborated with a team of community engagement professionals to plan, produce and bring sustainability speakers to Honolulu. We were the only folks producing events on sustainable learning at the time. Skepticism over climate change was high,...
I hate cigarette smoke. I just do. It weaves through the tight curls in my hair, adheres to my skin like chalk dust,  and condemns my nose and throat to frenetic fits of sneezing and coughing. But for the pleasure of experiencing the vocal gymnastics of singer/songwriter/actor/producer/Grammy and Tony award-winner...
“Bromance” has been a staple in cinema, literature, and popular culture for a long time. Perhaps the latest incarnation of this genre is Barrack Obama and Bruce Springsteen's "Renegade" podcast series. Not to diss Bruce and Barrack but they have nothing on Desmond...
Unassuming and irreverent, Graham White has been coming to Hawaii for a number of years teaching meditation practice at the Palolo Zen Center and other locales. A native of Sydney, on the surface, this Aussie surfer dude seems an unlikely meditation master. Perhaps that’s just another lesson in why...
The Waikiki of today is worlds away from the wetlands, mudflats, fishponds and full-cover bathing suits of 1916. A walk amongst the modern concrete towers of this tourist mecca reveals little in the way of culture or history and even less in “green space”. To a small degree, this...
He was born Prince Rogers Nelson was born on June 7 and he tragically passed away this year at his compound Paisley Park.  He leaves behind 30 years of music.  His life was an enigma because while he was flamboyant on stage he was a recluse in his private...
Do you feel called to play a bigger role in the cultural shift that’s taking place… to a world that is more conscious, thriving and truly works for ALL?  Maybe recent events like the U.S. Election, Brexit, Standing Rock or injustices taking place in your community and around the world...
I am pleased to announced that Dr. Allison E. Francis will join Hawaii Reporter as Arts and Culture Editor. Her beat will include writing cinematic and theatrical reviews as well as covering the musical and fine arts scene. Currently, an Associate Professor of English and Coordinator of the English Department at Chaminade University...