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It’s Monday, March 18 – From HPR2, it’s The Conversation.
A new PLDC--The Public Lands Development... cancellation...
State Senator Russell Ruderman represents senatorial district two of Hawai'i Island, Puna to Punalu'u. Senator Ruderman has been active in the environmental and local food movements on the Big Island for thirty years. He's also the founder and President of Island Naturals Markets. The Senate Water and Land Committee will hold a public hearing tomorrow on HB1133.
Taking kids from inaction in science to Science in Action
It’s an ongoing challenge for educators: how do you take abstract ideas in science and mathematics beyond abstraction? The University of Hawaii is taking on that challenge this summer with a series of programs called Science in Action. Bill Chismar, Dean of the UH Outreach College, is here to tell us about them.
Privatizing hospitals for the public.
Wesley Lo is the Chief Executive Officer of Maui Memorial Medical Center and the former Director of Finance for Maui County. He has been in Hawaii's banking industry for 15 years and would like to see the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation become privatized.
Bali, hi! I hear there's gamelan on stage this weekend...
Bali is a place of dreams for most of us – a kind of idealized Garden of Eden – but it’s also the home of some of the world’s most compelling music and theatre. The term “gamelan” evokes a world of shadow puppets, haunting music, and all-night torchlit performances. A Balinese gamelan troupe is in town for a weekend performance, and guest artist I Madé Moja joins us.
Plus a backyard quiz, today’s reality check and the world view from Al Jazeera... first the news.