The Hindbaugh family outside their Salt Lake home on moving day.
Credit Molly Solomon
Summer is already underway, which means many kids are gearing up for camp. And for families experiencing military deployment --- it can be the perfect distraction from the stresses they face at home. HPR’s Molly Solomon reports.
ByBeth-Ann Kozlovich & Chris Vandercook•May 24, 2013
It’s Friday, May 24 – From HPR2, it’s The Conversation
A .03 dunk if you drive drunk
Senator and doctor Josh Green is the Chairman of the Health Committee . He also served in the state House from 2004 to 2008. He came to Hawaii with the National Health Corps to practice in underserved areas. In 2009 he was named Hawaii Physician of the Year. The National Transportation Safety Board wants Hawaii to lower its legal blood alcohol content to .05 and Senator Green says he will introduce legislation to do that next session.
In celebration of National Nurse Week – we’re taking a look at a nursing program that’s working towards bringing diversity to the medical field. It’s lifting many Native Hawaiian students out of poverty…and onto a path toward nursing. HPR’s Molly Solomon reports.
You can find more information about Pathway out of Poverty online.
In 1991, Kentucky residents Sally Edwards and Lue Hutchinson had sons serving in the Gulf War. Sally's son, Jack, was a Marine captain. Lue's son, Tom Butts, was a staff sergeant in the Army. The two men never knew each other, but today, their mothers are best friends.
Both soldiers were killed in February of 1991. Jack was 34. "They were the cover for a medical mission. The helicopter lost its top rotor blade, and they didn't make it back," Sally says.
This week, Hawaii Public Radio is taking a closer look at food in the islands. We call it “Feeding Ourselves, Hawaii’s Food Future.” All week, we’ll report on a number of issues relating to food. Today, we start with people. The future of locally-grown food not only depends on land, water and crops—it also depends on farmers. The average age of a farmer in Hawaii is now sixty. But there’s one farm in Waianae that’s leading a youth movement—growing not only food, but also growing farmers. HPR’s Molly Solomon reports…