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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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