Department of Health Audit; Sea Turtle Bycatch; Science of Interstellar; Artistic Exploration of Memory
Department of Health Audited Over Disease Response
Hawaii wrestled with three big public health scares linked to mosquitos, bad scallops, and bad seaweed. A legislative audit uncovered weaknesses in record keeping and the state’s response to the outbreaks.
Into music: Rat Race by Smitz
Outro Music: Back to Black Instrumental by Amy Winehouse
Federal Regulators Sued Over Deaths of Protected Turtles, Birds
Protected species such as albatross and sea turtle are regularly killed unintentionally by the longline swordfishing industry.
Outro It's All Around You by Release the Sunbird
Nobel Laureate, Interstellar Producer Coming to Hawaii
Science fiction meets science fact in the film Interstellar. Real-life scientist and film producer Kip Thorne is coming to Hawaii to speak at the Keck Observatory.
Intro music: Cornfield Chase by Hans Zimmer
Outro Music: Russia by Magna Canta
Civil Beat Reality Check
Small businesses impacted by construction along Honolulu’s ongoing rail project are not seeing the help they hoped to see from the city.
Outro Music: Kiwi Maddog 20/20 by Elliott Smith
Printmaker Explores the Fallibility of Memory
So many of the images we conjure up in our minds are altered in some way: by wishful thinking, or just by the passage of time. “The Memory Of…” uses found images to explore the ways we alter our memories to suit ourselves and challenges us to think again about the images from our lives that we chose to preserve.
Intro music: Taylor by Jack Johnson
Outro Music: Red Skies by The Fixx