The Conversation: Friday, March 31st, 2017
Home Prices by County; Oahu Gets a New Republican Chair; Myanmar Marionettes
How do Hawaii’s home prices compare to other high-cost areas in the U.S.?
Intro Music: For A Few Dollars More by Will T. Bear
Outro Music: Sophisticated Classy by The Meters
In Ancient Myanmar, puppets had a freedom that the population did not.. for centuries they fulfilled a function we might associate with popular media, given license by the country’s monarchs to speak truth to power.
Intro Music: Votaress (Or) Medium by Mandalay Marionettes & Cultural Show
Outro Music: Dios Traditional Burmese Music
Hawaii lawmakers are again considering a bill to bring voting by mail into reality.
Outro Music: No Growing by The Olivia Tremor Control
This week, Oahu Republicans elected a new chair. His election comes in the aftermath of contentious talk and a party split over the departure of Beth Fukumoto.
Intro Music: Young Adult Fiction by The Pains of Being Pure At Heart
Outro Music: Hard - Instrumentals Hip Hop by Master Hit
St. Andrew's Priory School's all girl orchestra, The Priory Chamber Strings Orchestra, is back from a national competition, after winning three awards, including the Outstanding Orchestra Award and First place in the string orchestra category. Today we listened to their performances as we askd the orchestra’s director, Chad Uyehara, the secret to its success.
Outro Music: Mr. Blue Sky by Electric Light Orchestra