Virtual Launch Event by Jake Shimabukuro with Guest Artist Andrew Molina Five Maui public libraries will launch a new lending collection of ‘ukulele beginning September 30th. Library patrons may borrow ‘ukulele for a three-week period at no cost with a valid library card. ‘Ukulele instruments are donated and supported by the Music For Life Foundation and Jake … [Read more...] about Maui Public Libraries Launch ‘Ukulele Lending Program
Akakū Maui Community Media will broadcast its first ever "virtual" primary election coverage this Saturday, August 8, 2020 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. or “until the sparks stop flying” according to Program Director, Dana Randall. What is unique about this year is that most of the candidates and guests will be virtually present from locations all around Maui Nui via Zoom. The live … [Read more...] about AKAKŪ’S FIRST EVER “VIRTUAL” PRIMARY ELECTION COVERAGE “LIVE” ON AKAKU, FACEBOOK, ZOOM, KAKU 88.5, YOUR iPHONE AND ON THE WEB
Illustration by Anson Stevens-Bollen. Cover design by Albert Cortez When we first ran the annual list of Project Censored’s top stories last year, I lamented the loss of journalist lives. The year was deadly, and 56 journalists worldwide were killed in 2018 for doing their duty to report current events and inform communities. So far 2019 has been less marked by lethal … [Read more...] about Through the Looking Glass: Project Censored’s top stories of the year
1. On April 20, Hawaii News Now reported that someone had created a fake Facebook profile of a Maui legislator and scammed at least one of the legislator’s friends out of $500. Who is the Maui legislator? A. Sen. J. Kalani English B. Sen. Roz Baker C. Rep. Angus McKelvey D. Rep. Kaniela Ing E. Rep. Justin Woodson 2. Two Maui legislators were among the introducers of HB … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: Which Maui legislator had to deal with a fake Facebook profile?
Fresh off interviewing Mark Zuckerberg for the Senate's Commerce and Judiciary committees, Senator Brian Schatz talks with Bill Maher on his HBO Show Real Time. Schatz discusses Syrian bombing campaigns, long war authorization from Congress, and taking in as many refugees as possible. … [Read more...] about Senator Brian Schatz talks with Bill Maher on HBO