The Conversation: Monday, March 6th, 2017
Solutions on Affordable Housing; National Climate Assessment; A Lynching in Hawaii
The next National Climate Assessment is due in 2018 and the federal and nonfederal authors are now at work. Victoria Keener is a research fellow at the East West Center and the lead author for the Hawaii and Pacific Islands Chapter of the current 4th National Climate Assessment.
Intro Music: Just Tell Me by Nico Yaryan
Outro Music: Open Your Eyes by STRFKR
The musical “Rock of Ages” is about what happens when a rock ‘n’ roll nightclub is threatened with closure, and its musicians, teased hair, Spandex, and all, struggle to keep it going. Hannah Schauer Galli is the director of the Manoa Valley Theater production that opens this weekend
Intro Music: I Love Rock'n'Roll by Joan Jett Tribute Band
Outro Music: Rock You Like a Hurricane by Scorpions
Does the Justice Department really have a case against the former HPD chief and his wife? Depends on who you talk to, Right now we’re going to talk with Civil Beat reporter Chad Blair and get an update to this ongoing reality check.
Intro Music: A Shot in the Dark by Gold Star
Outro Music: Sunrise by On June and Kevi
Hawaii is woefully short of homes at all levels for the current and projected demand. Real estate analyst Ricky Cassiday who has made the point that ‘expensive’ not ‘affordable’ should be the word applied to a new development on the Waianae Coast and elsewhere.
Outro Music: Things Will Change by Treetop Flyers
There is an ugly current that runs through American life: rough justice. In communities all over the country, people who spoke against the interests of those in power could be lynched. Katsu Goto was a “first boat” immigrant from Japan who spoke up for the rights of plantation laborers and, on the morning of October 29, 1889, his body was found hanging from a telephone pole near Honoka’a on Hawaii Island
Intro Music: Ordinary World by Green Day
Outro Music: Goodbye by Thomas Smith