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The Conversation: Tuesday, March 28th, 2017


Maintaining Pacific Fishing Restrictions; Access to Private Land for Invasive Species Control; Preserving Hawaiian History through Music

Opposition to Easing of Pacific Fishing Restrictions: Paul Atchitoff

Paul Atchitoff

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Environmental law firm Earthjustice makes the case for maintaining current restrictions on fisheries around Pacific Marine National Monuments.

Intro Music: Spanish Moon by Little Feet

Outro Music: Fishing Blues - Instrumental by Atmosphere

Hawaiian Music as a Historical Record: Kuuipo Kumukahi

Kuuipo Kumukahi

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Kuuipo Kumukahi

Hawaiian music is more than just entertainment; it is a historical record that can pass down stories from the past and bring together families.

Intro Music: It's Simple by Visioneers

Outro Music: Granada by Harry Kalahiki

Civil Beat Reality Check: Police Reform Efforts

Nick Grube

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Deep concerns over law enforcement brought many bills to the legislature to accelerate reform...as of Friday’s deadline, only a few of the measures are still alive.

Outro Music: In Bloom by Sturgil Simpson

Private Land Access for Invasive Species Control: Springer Kaye

Springer Kaye

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Springer Kaye manages the non-profit Big Island Invasive Species Council.

Hawaii’s long battle against invasive species could be getting huge help from a measure still alive in the legislature that would grant local authorities access to privately held lands.  

Intro Music: Breaking by Thus Owls

Outro Music: In Heat (Javelin Remix) by HEALTH

The Priory Production of ‘Aladdin Junior’: Claire Fallon

Claire Fallon

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An all-female cast of students from The Priory is staging a production of Aladdin the Musical.

Intro Music: To Be Free by Alan Menken

Outro Music: Never Had A Friend Like Me by The Priory Cast of Aladdin Junior 

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