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Untamed Skies; Ukulele Guild; Alzheimer's Disease; Anderson & Roe

It’s Friday, November 15 – From HPR2, it’s The Conversation

Untamed Skies, Where Science Meets Humanity: Owen Shieh

Owen Shieh

Owen Shieh is a UH Manoa Department of Meteorology PhD candidate investigating the factors that drive rapid intensification of tropical storms and typhoons in the western North Pacific,; he's also the Weather and Climate Program Coordinator at the National Disaster Preparedness Training Center in Honolulu. For more info on his TedxHonolulu presentation, click here.

Intro Music: Animal Joy by Shearwater

Outro Music: Red Skiess by The Fixx

Ukulele Guild Hawaii David Lawrence

David Lawrence

David Lawrence is the treasurer of the ukulele guild of Hawaii, whose annual exhibition and workshop is tomorrow in Waikiki at the Princess Kaiulani Hotel.  It’s an all-day event and it’s free.

Intro Music: Ukey-Ukulele by Akamai Brain Collective

Outro Music: Island Style by Troy Fernandez

Alzheimer’s Disease: Dr. Lori Chibnik

Dr. Lori Chibnik

Dr. Lori Chibnik earned her PhD in biostatistics at Boston University. She joined the faculty of Harvard Medical School and Brigham & Women's Hospital, department of neurology and became an associated researcher with the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT.  Her work focuses on the genetics and genomics of neuro-degenerative diseases, primarily Alzheimer's Disease, cognitive decline and Multiple Sclerosis.

Intro Music: Broadripple Is Burning by Margot and the Nuclear So & So’s

Outro Music: Freedom by LT Smooth

Piano Duo: Anderson & Roe

Anderson & Roe

Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe are performing tomorrow evening at 7:30 p.m. in the Doris Duke Theatre at the Honolulu Museum of Art. HPR’s Joan Canfield will lead a pre-concert talk with the musicians at 6:30 p.m. They are also going to be at the MACC’s Castle Theatre on Sunday, performing at 3 pm.

Intro Sounds: Die Zauberflote by Anderson & Roe

Outro Music: Viva La Vida by Anderson & Roe

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