Shankar Vedantam is the host and creator of Hidden Brain. The Hidden Brain podcast receives more than three million downloads per week. The Hidden Brain radio show is distributed by NPR and featured on nearly 400 public radio stations around the United States.
Pa'akai is the Hawaiian word for salt. Pa’a means solid and kai means ocean. This week, The Conversation is exploring salt stories. We turn our attention to what used to be in Honolulu — and what is happening now in Kakaʻako.
Dec. 7 marks the 81st anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Rosie the Riveter has become symbolic of the war effort by women across the country who stepped in to do the jobs of many men who joined the military during World War II.