HKG Pilot Project

First Friday : The Unauthorized News : Pidgin (October 1987)

Panel discusses the conflict between the United Public Workers and the teamsters, the protest against Kaiser's desire for development at Sandy Beach, housing costs in Hawaiʻi, Pacific news on Fiji, the Philippines, Belau, Japan, and New Caledonia. Guest Charlene Sato, an assistant professor for English as a second language, speaks of pidgin, the Hawaiʻi Creole English. She highlights the Board of Education's anti-pidgin stand and the cases that are in court on employment discrimination and racism by people who do not speak standard English.

Languages: English


  • Public affairs

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