Community Mental Health Needs; Hawaii’s Republican Party; Creating a Smart City; Honolulu’s Ka Iwi Coast
Recovering from Natural Disasters
Hurricane Hector is flirting with our southeast shores. You might be thinking, "Just what we need, another disaster." How are weather weary residents coping? We sat down with Child and Family Service (CFS) President & CEO Karen Tan to talk about how we are supporting our community’s mental health needs.
CFS has created a Volcano Resource and Relief Guide and backpack comfort kit to use in their work with Hawaii Island families, especially children. Learn more at childandfamilysservice.org
Intro Music: I Dreamt I Saw You In A Dream by Sunbeam Sound Machine
Outro Music: Days Gone by P E B
We are counting the days to the Primary Election. It is this Saturday folks. Our contributing editor Neal Milner in studio this morning to talk about the Grand Old Party and how Republican candidates are faring in 2018.
Intro Music: The Riddle by Nik Kershaw
Outro Music: Move by Saint Motel
You could call it the pause that refreshes. That sums up our Reality Check segment with our partners at Honolulu Civil Beat. To read reporter Brittany Lyte’s full story, visit civilbeat.org.
Outro Music: Hamburgers by Elliot Smith, Neil Gust
West-Java Governor Elect Ridwan Kamil
“Smart Cities” use technology to connect citizens and government. One example is Bandung--the third largest city in Indonesia. The mayor who brought a technology upgrade to the city has just been elected to be the next Governor of West Java. Ridwan Kamil is in Honolulu as part of an event at the East West Center--the “Smart Cities Thought Leaders Forum.” He talked with Bill Dorman about what it means to be a “Smart City” in 21st century Asia.
Outro Music: One Day (Vandaag) by Bakermat
History of the Ka Iwi Coast
It’s been 4 decades since community groups rallied to preserve the views along east Honolulu’s scenic highway. HPR’s Noe Tanigawa shares the history of the Ka Iwi Coast and the contributions of the community efforts to preserve it.
Intro Music: Love On The Weekend by John Mayer
Outro Music: Hanauma by Kawai Cockett