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A lot of local threads run through Darrell Lum’s new play, Da Beer Can Hat, an adaptation of his iconic short story.  Family dynamics, peer pressure, and simple pleasures add dimension to a story about friendship in rural Honolulu in the 1970’s.  

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  As 2014 draws to a close, HPR’s Noe Tanigawa has prepared a look back, and a look forward.  Keola Beamer performs from his first recording, released January first, 1972.  Darrell Lum reads from a letter to his hometown, written in 2014.

You’ll be listening to Darrell Lum’s “Letter to Honolulu” read with Keola Beamer’s “In the Real Old Style.”