The Conversation: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Oct 17, 2017

State Homeless Coordinator; Sea Turtle Assessment; Artists for Social Justice

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Credit Scott Morishige

State Homeless Coordinator Scott Morishige

The State of Hawaii has emerged as the chief architect of homelessness policy in the Aloha State. The Governor’s point on the issue gave us his perspective on new efforts being tried around Hawaii.

Intro Music: Coral by Soda Stereo

Outro Music: We Reign by Wages

Credit Dr. T. Todd Jones / NOAA

Marine Turtle Biology and Assessment Program

NOAA scientists are surveying two million square miles of the Pacific Ocean to get accurate population estimates for four species of sea turtle.

Intro Music: Sundialing by Caribou

Outro Music: Surprise Hotel by Fool's Gold

Credit Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Civil Beat Reality Check

A former state Circuit judge and US Attorney for the District of Hawaii has gone out of his way to undermine one of the top candidates for the job of Honolulu Police Chief.

Outro Music: Rodeo by Futurebirds

Credit Artists for Social Justice

Artists for Social Justice

Artists for Social Justice is holding a free event this Friday with the goal of bringing attention to discrimination against the LGBTQ community.

Outro Music: Under The Tracks by Creeper Lagoon