Brian Schatz on Midterms; Hotel Strike Update; Lava Recovery; Rapa Nui Exhibit
Brian Schatz on Midterm Elections
The 2018 general election is only a day away. Political campaigns have been in high gear going into the home stretch. Senator Brian Schatz stopped by our studios earlier to talk about what’s to come.
Intro Music: Topanga by Trippie Redd
Outro Music: Only in the West by Yeek
Lava Recovery Continues on Hawaii Island
Itʻs been six months since lava erupted in the residential community of Leilani Estates on the Big Island. HPR Reporter Kuʻuwehi Hiraishi returned to Puna to check-in on recovery efforts.
Intro Music: Hypercube by Orchestra of Spheres
Outro Music: Cucurrucucu Paloma by Flor De Toloache
Civil Beat Reality Check: Cricket Adaptation
On Molokai a scientist has observed a real-time example of biological adaptation in crickets. Civil Beat’s Brittany Lyte has the story.
Outro Music: Taro by Alt-J
Hotel Worker Strike Update
Today marks four weeks since thousands of Hawaii hotel workers walked off the job over a labor dispute against Marriott hotels that is locked with other contract talks in other cities. Negotiators from two sides met this weekend in hopes of working to reach agreement on a new contract.
Outro Music: CR-V bu Cuco
Rapa Nui Exhibit at Bishop Museum
This past weekend, a new exhibit opened at The Bishop Museum. Rapa Nui: The Untold Story of Easter Island tells the story of the island that is home to one of humanity’s great mysteries. Some know the place as Easter Island home to giant stone statues known as Moai
Intro Music: Aku Raukura by Patea Maori Club
Outro Music: Here Ma'oji by Matato'a