University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Geologist Chip Fletcher

I Realized Pretty Quickly That I Liked Rugged Terrain

Chip Fletcher is a University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa geologist and an expert on climate change. Before taking part in a Zócalo/Daniel K. Inouye Institute “Pau Hana” event panel discussion at Artistry Honolulu titled “What Can Hawai‘i Teach the World About Climate Change?” he spoke in the green room about his multi-generational household, which questions people ask him about climate change, and having an epiphany in high school chemistry class.

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Chief Resilience Officer for Honolulu Joshua Stanbro

I Was Such a Sucker for That Philly Soul Sound

Joshua Stanbro is chief resilience officer for the City and County of Honolulu. Before taking part in a Zócalo/Daniel K. Inouye Institute “Pau Hana” event at the Artistry Honolulu titled …

Host of Hawai‘i Public Radio’s “The Conversation” Catherine Cruz

My Teacher Told Me, ‘Stand Under Banana Trees and Scream’

Catherine Cruz is host of Hawai‘i Public Radio’s “The Conversation.” Before taking part in a Zócalo/Daniel K. Inouye Institute “Pau Hana” event panel discussion titled “What Can Hawai‘i Teach the …

RAND Corporation Scientist Robert Lempert

It’d Be Fun to See Ancient Rome

Robert Lempert is a RAND Corporation scientist and a contributor to the Nobel Peace Prize-winning United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Before taking part in a Zócalo/Daniel K. Inouye …

Hiker and Writer Rahawa Haile

The Smell of Salt in the Air Is a Really Big Force in My Life

Rahawa Haile is a hiker and writer whose work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic and The New Yorker. Before moderating a Zócalo/Natural History Museum of Los Angeles …

Founder of Latino Outdoors José González

I’m a Sucker for a Good Story

José González is the founder of Latino Outdoors. Before taking part in a Zócalo/Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County panel discussion titled “Is Nature Only for White People?” at …