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Ocean Sciences Meeting; Super Corals; Citizens United; Native Arts and Culture

It’s Monday, February 24th – From HPR2, it’s The Conversation

Ocean Sciences Meeting: Dr. Bob Richmond

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Bob Richmond

Bob Richmond is a Research Professor and Director of the University of Hawaii’s Kewalo Marine Laboratory. He is an Aldo Leopold Fellow in Environmental Leadership and a Pew Fellow in Marine Conservation. This week he’ll speak about "Coral Reefs, Climate Change and Atomic Bombs" at the 2014 Ocean Sciences Meeting.

Intro Music: Paracosm by Washed Out

Outro Music: Sunlit Ascending by The Appleseed Cast

Super Corals of the Future: Ruth Gates

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Ruth Gates

Ruth Gates is a marine biologist at the University of Hawaii at Mano’a, and she’ll be speaking at tomorrow’s 2014 Ocean Sciences Meeting at the Hawaii Convention Center.  Her talk is called “Ocean Challenge: Mitigating Ocean Impacts."

Intro Music: Ocean Breathes Salty by Modest Mouse

Outro Music: Coral Castle by Enemies

Citizens United / Move To Amend: David Cobb

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David Cobb

David Cobb is a lawyer, political activist, spokesperson, and National Leadership member of the Move to Amend Coalition, The group is calling for a constitutional amendment to abolish “Corporate Personhood,” and nullify the Supreme Court ruling on Citizens United vs. Federal Election Commission. This week, Mr. Cobb is on a speaking tour across Hawaii.

Intro Music: Monday Morning by Death Cab For Cutie

Outro Music: Ballicki Bone by Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

Addressing Social Issues Through Art: Lulani Arquette

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Lulani Arquette

Lulani Arquette is the President/CEO of the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation, a national nonprofit dedicated to supporting the diversity of artistic expression in American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian communities.

Intro Sounds: Ballicki Bone by Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

Outro Music: Rouge by Tiago Inuit

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