HAWAII ISLAND – On Saturday, President Donald Trump addressed the Central Intelligence Agency in Washington D.C., his Press Secretary Sean Spicer dressed down media, and all the while millions marched around the world in resistance to the new administration, including thousands in Hilo and Kona on Hawaii Island. The video above mixes it all together.
- VIDEO LIST
- 00:00 – Video of President Trump’s visit to the CIA, edited together with scenes of the gathering crowd at the Mo’oheau Bandstand for the Women’s March in Hilo. In his statements, Trump takes the “dishonest media” to task for its depiction of the crowds at Friday’s presidential inauguration, and for making it sound like Trump “had a feud with the intelligence community” which is “exactly the opposite”.
- 04:10 – The Hilo crowd grows to the music of Harmony on Tap.
- 05:28 – Julie Zimmerman, one of the event organizers of the Hilo Women’s March, talks about the origins and mission of the movement. The march begins.
- 10:50 – A few voices speak out against the tide. Pro-life advocate Dave DeCleene talks about the current political landscape in Washington and in Hawaii.
- 14:30 – Zimmerman explains a few marching ground rules to the crowd. Some object to a police request to nix “hateful” signs.
- 15:30 – Kathleen McGilvray, YWCA, and Mistress of Ceremonies, speaks
- 17:30 – Clips from some of the Hilo Women’s March speakers, including Noelie Rodriguez, a professor of sociology at HCC, Hokuokahalelani Pihana, UHH Marine Science Lecturer, Stefan Hameligg, M.D., and Dr. Celia T. Bardwell-Jones, the Chair of UH Hilo Gender and Women’s Studies.
- 20:00 – Newly appointed State Representative for Hilo, Chris Todd, participates in the march.
- 21:45 – In Washington D.C., Press Secretary Sean Spicer blasts media coverage of the Trump inauguration.
- 23:53 – Women’s March in Kona. Organizers and participants share their feelings on the event.
- 26:18 – Maya Parish talks about the Rally For Common Ground, held after the march.
by Big Island Video News
HAWAII ISLAND (BIVN) - Presenting a video mash-up of the extraordinary events in Washington D.C. and on Hawaii Island on Saturday, January 21, 2017.