First Friday : The Unauthorized News : Beadie Dawson (April 1998)
Begins with news from Puna of the geothermal controversy, a gathering of sovereignty organizations held at Kualoa, "Hoʻomalu Ma Kualoa," an update from Rarotonga of a Pacific Island Association of Non Government Organizations (PIANGO) meeting, and the continuing controversial behavior of Office of Hawaiian Affairs trustees. Issues discussed include the Supreme Court justices stepping down from this case and their reasons for the decision, and also the accreditation report recently released regarding the quality of education at the Kamehameha Schools. Also discussed are the purpose of Na Pua A Ke Aliʻi Pauahi and faculty unionization. Viewer questions also taken.
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