The Conversation: Monday, August 13th, 2018

Aug 13, 2018

2018 Primary Election Debrief; Primary Election Recap, Presidential Authority to Use Military Force; Harmany App

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2018 Primary Election Debrief

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Winners and losers of the Primary Election were out today sign waving with their mahalo signs following primary election day. HPR’s news director Bill Dorman joins us for a  close look at the  primary election results and the races ahead for the General

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Reality Check


We continue our election snapshot-- with the reality check with our partners at Honolulu Civil Beat. Political and Opinion Editor Chad Blair joins us this morning.

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Primary Election Recap, OHA Races

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As the dust settles over this weekend’s election, look at the results Office of Hawaiian Affairs. Joining us this morning is HPR’s Kuuwehi Hiraishi with the results.

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Presidential Authority to Use Military Force

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Ann Wright is a former U.S. Army officer and diplomat with the State Department. She is also President of the Hawaii chapter of Veterans for Peace, which has endorsed the resolution. She spoke about it with The Conversation’s Ryan Finnerty.

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Harmany App

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Hawaii saw its first hurricane of the season skirt us by last week.

But the focus on preparedness drew our attention to a new app that was born out of two storms in the Atlantic. Harvey and Irma. Adam Huminski and Brian Hilinksi wanted to create something to help link evacuees and hosts during a disaster. They flagged the new app they created to us last week as Hawaii watched the first hurricane of the season approach.  

Intro Music: The Final Comedown by Grant Green

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