Race in the Deedy Case, Black Point Shearwaters, SNAP/EBT acceptance, Bossa Nova Boom

Jul 19, 2013

It’s Friday, July 19 – From HPR2, it’s The Conversation.

The place of race in the Deedy case

Justin Levinson is Professor of Law and founding Director of the Culture and Jury Project at the University of Hawaii's William S. Richardson School of Law.  Professor Levinson's research focuses on how the human mind operates in the legal context, including in jury selection, decision-making and biases.  He is the editor of the book, Implicit Racial Bias Across the Law.

A space where the neighbors really are for the birds...

Dr. David Hyrenbach is an Assistant Professor of Oceanography at Hawaii Pacific University . His public talk next Wednesday about the Black Point colony of wedge-tailed shearwater birds runs from 6 to 9 pm at thirtyninhotel in downtown Honolulu.

Setting the pace to SNAP up fresh food

Kasha Ho is the Communications Director for GreenWheel Food Hub, a project of Feed The Hunger Foundation. She spent 10 years as a community organizer in social change movements - including with Kanu Hawaii, where she met GreenWheel's co-founders during the Eat Local Challenge. GreenWheel Food Hub and Kanu Hawaii partnered on their first EBT-focused Farmers' Market pop up.From there, the project to increase acceptance of SNAP/EBT took root. More about this weekend's Green Wheel Food Hub events.

And 60's Jazz in a state of grace

Allison Adams Tucker  will perform Jazz Voice of the 1960s: The Bossa Nova Boom, Betty Carter, Brubeck, and Beyond tomorrow night at 7:30 in  Hawaii Public Radio’s Atherton Studio.