Pray For Japan – Akiramen Puts on a Performance for HPU Students

The HPU student and Japanese rapper Akiramen put on this show impromptu show at HPU’s Intercultural Day the other day in support of the Japan tsunami survivors.  (Akiramen comes on at about 2:20)

The first act is HPU Student MC Calm Drell and he puts on a freestyle rap about the tsunami here in Hawaii and Japan with the assistance of guitarist Mathhew Wong.


Mayor Kenoi Reflects on His Experience with the Mayors’ Institute on City Design

Mayor Billy Kenoi reflects on his experience with the Mayors’ Institute on City Design from last years conference:


Mayor Kenoi is not currently listed on the Pre-Registered attendees for this years conference which begins April 27th in Chicago, Illinois.

The Mayors’ Institute on City Design is a National Endowment for the Arts leadership initiative in partnership with the American Architectural Foundation and the United States Conference of Mayors. Since 1986, the Mayors’ Institute has helped transform communities through design by preparing mayors to be the chief urban designers of their cities…

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