The Conversation: Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Jul 11, 2018

Ala Moana Park Plan, Underwater Archeology, Reality Check, The Long View, Hawaii/Paris Series

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Ala Moana Park Renovation Plan

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The Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation recently released a revised draft plan to make extensive renovations to Ala Moana Regional Park. Public pushback to the initial parking plan triggered the changes.

Intro Music: Jack In the Box by Silent Partner

Outro Music: Twighlight Kingdom by Tony Trischka and Bela Fleck

Underwater Archaeologist Hans Van Tilburg

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NOAA’s maritime archaeologist Hans Van Tillberg will be the featured speaker at a Historic Hawaii Foundation event this Thursday. It runs from 5:30-7 at the Impact Hub at 1050 Queen Street. Registration for the event is required.

Intro Music: Guitar stinger by Chris Vandercook


Reality Check: Nathan Eagle

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The primary is just around the corner, and for months, candidates have been busy courting support from labor groups. On today's Reality Check with Honolulu Civil Beat, Nathan Eagle looks at the union endorsements in the governor’s race.

Intro Music: Malmo Sunrise by The 126ers 

The Long View: Youth Voting Patterns

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In today’s edition of the Long View, Contributing Editor Neal Milner looks at efforts to bring younger voters to the polls.

Intro Music:  Make a New Dance Up by Hey Ocean!

Outro Music: So Clear by Junip

Hawaii/Paris Series: Marionettes

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Imagine King Kalakaua and Pele, Hawaiian warriors and amakua like the shark and honeycreeper. They came to life as part of an after-school project called Courant D’Art Frais. Give a listen as we explore the pageantry of puppets.

Intro Music: Harley Davidson by Brigette Bardot

Outro Music: Gone Fishing by Jake Shimabukuro