We have a brand new Voices Of Truth this week about one of Hawai`i’s dirty little secrets right in front of us – the shocking number of Hawaiians in prison and the fact that more than half of all of Hawai`i’s inmates have been shipped out to privately run institutions in the US.
Prisoner rights advocate Kat Brady tells us the sad truth about Hawai`i’s forgotten.
MONDAY, June 30th At 7:00 PM & FRIDAY, July 4th At 5:30 PM –Hawai`i Island – Na Leo, Channel 53 “The Health Of Our Nation – A Visit with Dr. Kawika Liu”
Native Hawaiian pediatrician, Kawika knows the people’s health is directly tied to the health of the land. Talking about the direct physical effects of the illegal US occupation, Dr Liu shows how a Free Hawai`i is such a large part of the solution. Hear what a truly healthy Hawai`i and it’s people could be like. Watch It Here Now -
MONDAY, June 30th At 6:30 PM –Maui – Akaku, Channel 53 THURSDAY, July 3rd At 8:30 PM & FRIDAY, July 4th At 8:30 AM –Kaua`i – Ho`ike, Channel 52 “Kukulu Kumu Hana O Punalu`u – A Visit With Sheryl Waimakalani Iona”
Kukulu kumu hana, which means to pool one’s thoughts to solve common problems, brings children together in a two week immersion program to discover who they are and their connection to the `aina. Sheryl tells us, “We share with them who we see they’ll become. They always end up being it, having pride in themselves, their culture and their ancestors.” Watch It Here Now -
SATURDAY, July 5th At 8:00 PM –O`ahu - `Olelo, Channel 53 “Nothing Can Grow There – A Visit With Kat Brady”
Why are so many Hawaiians behind bars and being shipped out to privately run US prisons in Arizona and Kentucky? Did you know more than half of Hawai`i’s prison population is now on the US continent? You’ll be shocked when you hear why. Discover why Kat says, “the government’s not going to fix these things – it will be the people.” Watch It Here Now -
Voices Of Truth interviews those creating a better future for Hawai`i to discover what made them go from armchair observers to active participants. We hope you’ll be inspired to do the same.
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