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U.S. Senator Mazie Hirono (D) Hawaiʻi to Speak on #stopasianhate TONIGHT on PBS Hawaiʻi


Jody Shiroma
PBS Hawaiʻi

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April 1, 2021

U.S. Senator Mazie Hirono (D) Hawaiʻi to speak on #stopasianhate in the wake of a wave of hate crimes against Asians across the nation
Senator Hirono joined by group of panelists

Who:                   PBS HAWAIʻI
What:              INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAIʻI Violence Among Asian Americans
Where:              Broadcast and livestream discussio
When:                TONIGHT, Thursday, April 1, 2021, 8:00pm

(HONOLULU, HI) — During the COVID-19 pandemic, Asian Americans have increasingly been the target of violent crimes. In recent weeks, a surge in attacks has gained national attention. We’ll discuss the rise in violence and the Stop Asian Hate Movement on INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAIʻI.

Joining tonight’s conversation:  U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono—(D) Hawaiʻi; Amy Agbayani—Co-Chair, Hawaiʻi Friends of Civil Rights; Brian Chung—Associate Professor UH Ethnic Studies Department; Liann Ebesugawa—Hawaii Civil Rights Commission Chair; and Trisha Nakamura—Japanese American Citizens League Honolulu Chapter.

Viewers can join the discussion by phoning in or leaving a comment on Facebook or Twitter. INSIGHTS also streams live on and on PBS Hawaiʻi’s Facebook page.