Wednesday, August 28, 2013

August 26, 2013 Program: Funding Nonprofits: Who gets funded and why

The funding of non-profits in Honolulu has recently been the subject of some controversy (see Related, below). For those who are following the issue, here is video from Kokua Council’s August 26 meeting at which we hosted a panel discussion to get responses to audience questions.


Ann Kobayashi, City Council Member

Pam Witty-Oakland, Honolulu C&C Community Services Director

Lisa Maruyama, Executive Director, HANO (Hawaii Alliance of Nonprofit Organizations

Moderator and organizer:

Jim Shon

(click the little thingy at the lower right for full-screen)



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