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Witeck, John

Overview
Works: 39 works in 39 publications in 1 language and 36 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  History  Travelogues (Television programs)  Juvenile works  Children's films  Drama  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Case studies  Historical films 
Roles: Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Witeck
Homelessness in Hawaiʻi( Visual )

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

Topics discussed: Joey Carter's and Haunani-Kay Trask's letters to Ka Leo and the ensuing call for censure of Trask by the philosophy dept., analysis of Democratic Party election victories. Reno Long of the Hawaii Ecumenical Housing Corp. discusses homelessness in Hawaiʻi, statistics and problems with the accuracy of statistics, the dearth of affordable housing in Hawaiʻi
Racism and the law( Visual )

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

Topics discussed: possibility of war in the Persian Gulf, governor's budget cuts in education, disclosure of names of UHM faculty members charged with sexual harrassment, Joey Carter, East-West Center elitism. Daphne Barbee-Wooten discusses underrepresentation of and discrimination against African Americans in Hawaiʻi and other issues of civil rights and the law
1987 in review( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
Bougainville independence struggle( Visual )

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

Topics discussed: Office of Hawaiian Affairs accountability, Pacific Rim Japan America Resort and Golf Executive Conference, alternative press in Hawaiʻi, settlement of the Joey Carter case, Waikīkī affordable housing evictions, various legislative issues. Matthew Spriggs discusses Bougainville's secession struggle against Papua New Guinea, including a short history
Land use initiatives ; Geothermal project in Hawaiʻi( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
1987 legislation( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
Central America politics( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
Philippines by Lonely Planet Publications (Firm)( Visual )

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

Threat of teachers' union strike is over and settlement looks fairly good, Bishop Estate trustees receive more money, Chamber of Commerce encourages young people to stay in poverty level jobs, water for irrigation discounts are threatened, panel believes that the military and tourism should bear the brunt instead and again, Hawaiʻi is threatened with more military command posts. Guest Dr. Belinda Aquino is the author of "The Politics of Plunder, the Philippines under Marcos." She discusses the politics, history and the problems of this area. Video shows latest successful coup
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
Geothermal in Hawaii( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

News of East Timor, genocide by Indonesia, Philippines coup attempt, Belau, Tahiti, Military news-Missouri homeporting and defense cuts, South Pacific Forum, Divestment and the state retirement system and the Heeia wetlands development. A clip is used from "Pele's Appeal". Nelson Ho says that the Sierra Club is backing the Pele Defense Fund and states that the geothermal system would only supply 10% of energy needs. He feels it is necessary to look at other alternates
Palestine and the Philippines( Visual )

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

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

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
Philippines : zones of peace( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
Election issues 1990( Visual )

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

General discussion of 1990 election issues and candidates
Inside OHA politics( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
Abortion : personal portraits by John W Klotz( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Panel discussed China-the Tiananmen Square incident and U.S. hypocrisy, the Maori struggles in New Zealand, the indigenous movement in Guam, the halt in the Kanaki movement in New Caledonia and the appointment of Admiral Hayward as special advisor of space. Cheryl Vasconcellos, executive director of the Hawaiʻi Planned Parenthood speaks of the recent Supreme Court decision on abortion and its impact on Hawaiʻi
Activism for peace and justice( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
Racism by Ariz.) KPNX-TV (Television station : Phoenix( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
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
Hansen's disease and AIDS : the politics of disease( Visual )

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

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