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Witeck, John

Overview
Works: 39 works in 39 publications in 1 language and 6 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Children's films  Educational films  Drama  Interviews  Claims  Songs and music 
Roles: Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Witeck
ʻIolani Palace : June 11, 1992( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Covers the Kānewai loʻi and the Center for Hawaiian Studies building, media coverage of union activity, defueling and refueling of nuclear submarines at Pearl Harbor. Features also the June 11, 1992 arrests of Hawaiians at ʻIolani Palace which includes video clips by KGMB
Sex tourism( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Topics discussed: Ka Lāhui delegation to U.S. Congress, Castle & Cooke's closing of Lanai Pineapple Corp., Sand Island, Global Indigenous Women's Symposium in Norway, DARBCI in the Philippines, Bougainville secession movement. The Rev. Pam Vessels of the Waikiki Health Center discusses sex tourism and prostitution in Thailand, the Philippines and Hawaiʻi
Eviction : homeless in Hawaiʻi( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Haunani Kay-Trask gives news of Tahiti. Panel discusses Hawaiʻi's overdevelopment of lands and loss of water resources. Board of Water Supply raised rates for farmers by 64% even though they use only 2% of the water, hotels are flushing sewage into the ocean, housing costs and rentals are rising and families with low and median income cannot purchase a home. Tapes from eviction struggles at Kalama Valley(1970), Sand Island(1980), Hale Mohalu (1978), where victims of Hansen's disease lived, 3 of whom died during the eviction, and Waimanalo Beach (1985) are shown. There is a partial list of evictions between 1970-1987. Guest Rev. Claude Duteil, the director of the Institute for Human Services tells what they do and what their goals are
Crisis in the Hawaiian economy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Guests discuss the economic crisis in Hawaii in relation to the nation's recession and President Obama's stimulus package
Working poor in Hawaiʻi : the myth of Hawaiʻi's anti-business climate and largesse to workers by John Witeck( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sexual discrimination : the University of Hawaiʻi and the women's prison( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Topics discussed: Hawaiʻi Democratic Party convention, University of Hawaii Professional Assembly political action committee, foreign investment and Hawaiian Homelands, destruction of surf sites at Sand Island, the proposal to amend the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act with a purpose clause, anti-U.S. base movement in the Philippines, phone system at UHM. Meda Chesney-Lind discusses the representation of women in positions of authority at UHM, sexual harassment at UHM, plans to build a new women's prison in Hawaiʻi
Racism by Ariz.) KPNX-TV (Television station : Phoenix( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a discussion of racism, topics include: Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas, Jeffrey Dahmer and related race issues in Milwaukee, United Church of Christ support of Hawaiian sovereignty, volcanic activity and U.S. military bases in the Philippines, development of Hāna, Maui by Keola Hana Maui, nuclear waste dumping and defueling in the Pacific. Maori film and documentary maker Merata Mita discusses her work and the role of film in reclaiming Maori identity
Central America politics( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Panel discusses the Makapuʻu eviction, that the crime rate is higher and the trend seems to follow the growing tourist economy, hostage economy in Belau, U.S. involvement in Iran/Iraq, Robert Bork's nomination for the U.S. Supreme Court, the Pacific Islands Womens Conference and the South Pacific nuclear free treaty. John Gerassi, an expert on Central America, gives information on peace plans in that area, economic motivation for support of the Contras in Nicaragua, Miskito Indians, land issues in Guatemala, Honduras, Salvador and Nicaragua and the role of American business in the escalating Contra affair
Election issues 1990( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General discussion of 1990 election issues and candidates
Activism for peace and justice( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In anticipation of increased protest activity in resistance to dominant pro-military and anti-justice politics, topics include: war protests, Hawaiian sovereignty struggle, budget cuts and war costs, tourism, media coverage of the Gulf War
Peace by Salaheddin Ali Nader Shah Angha( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program presents news of the Pacific: the political upheaval in Fiji, Philippine elections and New Caledonia's referendum on independence from France. Other subjects were the spaceport on the Big Island, the Immigration Reform and Control Act, OHA's receipt of ceded lands revenues, teachers' pay hike, and the Contragate hearings. Ian Lind, the staff coordinator at UH for the Institute of Peace, tells of the increasing militarism in Hawaiʻi, the economic impact of the conversion from war to peace and the projects of this Institute. "Puhipau" footage courtesy of Nā Maka o Ka ʻĀina
Palestine and the Philippines( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discussion of political situations in the Mid-East and Palestine, and in the Philippines, and U.S. involvement in those areas
Philippines : zones of peace( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Panel discussed sexual harassment at UH-Manoa, the Labor news/Local 5 settlement; bus drivers, ceded lands settlement and public opposition, taxes, Legislature - $100,000 for Christopher Columbus celebration after the struggle for Martin Luther King Day, goethermal and a commentary on AIDS. Bishop Antonio Fortich, a Philippines Peace activist discussed the Zones for Peace
1987 legislation( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Witeck, Haunani-Kay Trask and guests Sena Gates and Mazie Hirono discusss the '87 legislation. The Right to Sue bill failed to pass for the 5th time. Teachers' pay, the Sandy Beach Defense Fund, gender parity in elected officials, the change of the speaker of the House, government workers' pay hike, legislators' pay hike, the Convention Center, state funds for public access to cable TV, minimum wage, dislocated worker bill, motorcycle insurance, the Pacific Islands Women's Conference and the South Pacific nuclear free treaty were also items on the agenda
1987 in review( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows guests who appeared on 1987 programs in the Year of the Hawaiian. Although festivities were as promised there were few social or material changes. Sena Gates and Charlene Sato joined the panel and discussed John Waiheʻe's first year and legislation, updates on the Philippines, El Salvador, Fiji, New Caledonia and Belau, the need for Hawaiian language studies and the historical & political education of Hawaiians, homelessness, increased militarization, child care, and the importance of land rights
Land use initiatives ; Geothermal project in Hawaiʻi( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Panel discusses with Ben Hopkins the problems involved in getting the bill on the Sandy Beach initiative on the ballot. Video "Pele's appeal" is shown. Nelson Ho, from the Sierra Club, highlights the geothermal project and the effects this will have on the Hawaiian Islands
The Global impact( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The impact of globalization on Hawaii's economy. The changing role of government in pushing globalization forward
Hansen's disease and AIDS : the politics of disease( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discussion of the film Simple Courage, and a comparison of the inhuman treatment received by Hansen's disease patients and AIDS patients
Pidgin( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Panel discusses the conflict between the United Public Workers and the teamsters, the protest against Kaiser's desire for development at Sandy Beach, housing costs in Hawaiʻi, Pacific news on Fiji, the Philippines, Belau, Japan, and New Caledonia. Guest Charlene Sato, an assistant professor for English as a second language, speaks of pidgin, the Hawaiʻi Creole English. She highlights the Board of Education's anti-pidgin stand and the cases that are in court on employment discrimination and racism by people who do not speak standard English
Inside OHA politics( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Witeck discusses labor unions in Hawaiʻi and third world countries. Rowena Akana, ousted as Office of Hawaiian Affairs vice-chair, discusses politics at OHA
 
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