• April 27, 2011  

    In response to revived, high-profile skepticism about his U.S. citizenship, President Obama released his long-form birth certificate Wednesday — again showing he was born in Hawaii — and said he didn’t have time for “silliness.” Jim Lehrer and The Washington Post’s Dan Balz discuss whether the “birther” issue is now settled. Continue reading

  • December 21, 2009   BY Larisa Epatko  

    As nations move forward with managing carbon dioxide emissions, how will they track their progress? The answer comes in part from a global network of CO2 sampling sites that was born decades ago at Mauna Loa in Hawaii. Continue reading

  • August 26, 2009   BY Arts Desk 

    As hip-hop has evolved into an established international culture and multi-billion-dollar industry far removed from its underground urban origins, some artists are bringing the genre back to its conscientious and groundbreaking roots. The Blue Scholars, a Seattle-based, Hawaiian-influenced duo, is the harbinger of a new tropical hip-hop interpretation.
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  • December 11, 2008  

    Essayist Richard Rodriguez reflects on how Americans view multiracial and multicultural identities in the wake of Barack Obama’s election to the presidency. Continue reading

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