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Typhoon Haiyan Relief; "Yo"; Obamacare and Insurance; W.S. Merwin Documentary

It’s Thursday, November 14 – From HPR2, it’s The Conversation

Red Cross Typhoon Haiyan Relief: Coralie Matayoshi

Coralie Matayoshi

Coralie Chun Matayoshi is the CEO of the American Red Cross, Hawaii State Chapter, now including Guam and Saipan.  She’s also an attorney and a former Executive Director of the Hawaii State Bar Association.

Intro Music: Early November by Matt Costa

Outro Music: Backyard Quiz Theme by Jon de Mello

World Music Trio “Yo”: Ty Burhoe

Ty Burhoe

Ty Burhoe plays tabla in the band Yo, a trio with shamisen and shakuhachi.   They’re performing tonight at the Doris Duke Theater and on Sunday at the Unity Church of Hawaii.

Intro Music: Tabla Solo Recital by Ustad Zakir Hussain

Outro Music: Koyal by Yo

Obamacare and Insurance Coverage: Gordon Ito

Gordon Ito

Gordon Ito is Hawaii’s the Insurance Commissioner He is member of the Executive Committee of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners and was selected in 2012, by fellow commissioners to chair the Western Zone of association.

Intro Music: Still Born by Eagulls

Outro Music: Submarines by Guitar Tribute Players

Merwin Conservancy Film: Director Stefan Schaefer

Stefan Schaefer

Stefan Schaefer is the director of the new documentary, “Even Though the Whole World is Burning” about the poet W.S. Merwin.   There’s a preview performance next Thursday evening at Seabury Hall on Maui.

Intro Sounds: She Won’t Trade it for Nothing by Karen Ann

Outro Music: Symphony No. 6 In F, Op. 68, First Movement: Allegro by Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

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