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Quality of Life; Robena; Health Connector; Dana Land

It’s Monday, December 16 – From HPR2, it’s The Conversation

Quality of Life Report: Steve Petranik

Steve Petranik

Steve Petranik is the editor of Hawaii Business magazine. Over a 30 year career, he’s reported from six countries on three continents and his stories have appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post and Los Angeles Times. He spent 18 years as an editor at the Honolulu Star-Bulletin and five years at the Honolulu Advertiser.

Intro Music: Last Christmas by Jimmy Eat World

Outro Music: Backyard Quiz Theme by Jon de Mello

Art Maui: Robena


Robena is the creator of “Clear Reflective State,” Art Maui’s signature image for 2014.

Intro Music: Don’t You Give Up On Me by Milo Greene

Outro Music: Sunlit Ascending by The Appleseed Cast

Hawaii Health Connector: Tom Matsuda

Tom Matsuda

Tom Matsuda is the Interim Executive Director of the Hawaii Health Connector. Before the connector, he was  the ACA implementation manager with the Office of the Governor...after 25 years in Portland where he was executive director of Legal Aid Services of Oregon.

Intro Music: Before Tigers (CFCF Remix) by Health

Outro Music: Hurricane Season by Dan Andriano In The Emergency Room

Holiday Music: Dana Land

Dana Land

Dana Land is a Hawaii-born jazz singer and educator who has moved back to the islands this past year and performs regularly around Honolulu.

Intro Sounds: Up On The Housetop by Denis Solee

Outro Music: I wanna Be Like You by Dana Land

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