The Conversation: Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

Sep 12, 2017

Equifax Data Hack; Cleaning West Loch; Birding On The Big Island

Birders look out over Kohala on the Big Island.
Credit Hawaii Island Festival of the Birds

Equifax Data Breach

Credit Max Pixel

The Equifax data breach has made an estimated 140 million Americans vulnerable to identity theft and its after-effects are still sinking in.

Intro Music: Room In Here - DJ Jazzy Jeff Remix by Anderson Paak

Outro Music: Credit Me by Nice Little Sunday

Grassroots Effort to Clean, Re-name West Loch Park

Credit Yelp!

The locally founded Hui O Ho’ohonua (HOH808) is a grassroots organization lobbying for West Loch Shoreline Park to be renamed to its original Hawaiian moniker.

Intro Music: Banana Wind by Jimmy Buffett

Outro Music: Pacific Theme by Broken Social Scene

Civil Beat Reality Check

Credit Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

The Honolulu Police Commission decides whether officers accused of misconduct are entitled to taxpayer-funded legal representation, and does so in closed-door sessions.    

Outro Music: Part Of Me by Teduschi Trucks Band

Birding on the Big Island

Credit Hawaii Island Festival of the Birds

An upcoming festival on Hawaii Island is devoted to highlighting that island’s unique offerings to amateur ornithologists, including some species you would never expect in Hawaii. 

Outro Music: Birds by Gorila

Stage Production of ‘The Full Monty’

Credit Manoa Valley Theatre

A motley group of middle-aged men who rediscover themselves as male strippers after being laid off from the local steel mill are the subjects of 'The Full Monty' being performed by Manoa Valley Theatre.

Intro Music: WYLF by JJ Grey and Mofro

Outro Music: Overture by The Full Monty Orchestra, Kimberly Grigsby