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How much can one book do? We’re not stopping in our determination to make these important community conversations happen, on all sorts of topics and all over Hawai’i (and online–follow us @valuehawaii #wevalueHI). This week we have two big events coming up, both free and open to the public:
SEPT 30, 7-8 pm
Ching Conference Center, Chaminade University
Worried talk of “the Economy” has settled over our state like a dark and ominous cloud that covers everyone and everything. That phrase works some powerful magic these days, but what are the real issues? And how does the economy effect other issues like education and government? Chaminade is also organizing a special series on The Value of Hawai’i, pairing contributors from the book with other perspectives from the community. On Thursday, Sumner La Croix (who wrote “The Economy” in our book) will be speaking alongside Paul Brewbaker (economist and Bank of Hawaii vice-president) and Scott Schroeder (Dean of Professional Studies at Chaminade). For a free excerpt of Sumner La Croix’s essay, please visit Civil Beat, at http://www.civilbeat.com/articles/2010/08/09/3392-the-value-of-hawaii-the-economy-by-sumner-la-croix/
Please see the attached fliers for more information on these two events, and the larger series each event is a part of. Save the dates!
If you haven’t seen the book yet, there are lots of free excerpts online, and more on the way. Check our website [http://thevalueofhawaii.com] for more details and our complete event calendar. Please help us get the word out about these events by forwarding this email to people and groups you think may be interested in talking about the current state of Hawai’i, and visions for our shared future. We look forward to seeing you again.
me ke aloha,
Project Director for The Value of Hawai’i