The Conversation: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Jan 17, 2018

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Opening Day at the Legislature; 125 Years Since the Hawaiian Overthrow

Opening Day at the Legislature

Today marks the first day of Hawaii’s 2018 legislative session. HPR’s News Director Bill Dorman and Contributing Editor Neal Milner discuss issues of concern for members and Catherine Cruz talks with Governor David Ige about his priorities for the session.

125 Years Since the Hawaiian Overthrow

Today was also the 125th years since the Kingdom of Hawaii’s monarchy was overthrown. Historian John Osorio tells us about how that event still shapes society in Hawaii.