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The Conversation: Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

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Pay Gap on Equal Pay Day; Controversy over Private Artifact Collection; Hawaii in 1000 Years

Gender Pay Gap: Monisha Das Gupta

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Nanette Napoleon

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Monisha Das Gupta

Efforts to eliminate, and even to acknowledge the gender pay gap often encounter pushback.

Intro Music: All Around the World by ATC, Collagen Girl

Outro Music: You and Your Heart by Jack Johnson

CONTACT 3017 Imagines Hawaii in 1000 Years: Louis Herman

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Louis Herman

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Where will we be a thousand years from now? Will we be anywhere? Dr. Louis G. Herman argues that the key to a viable, sustainable future lies in our distant past.

Intro Music: Tuesday Feels by Para Doc

Outro Music: Survival by Muse

Civil Beat Reality Check: Rat Lungworm Disease

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Chad Blair

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A “semi-slug” is seen in East Maui in this photo taken March 22.

A devastating and deadly parasitical disease has been on the rise in Hawaii.

Intro Music: Melatonin by A Tribe Called Quest

Outro Music: The Woman That Loves You by Japanese Breakfast

Sale of Hawaiian Artifacts: Nanette Napoleon

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Nanette Napoleon

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The planned auctioning off of a private collection of Oceanic artifacts has raised questions about property rights and repatriation of cultural resources.

Outro Music: Moe's Lullaby by Kawika Kahi'apo

Memoir of a Female Scientist: Hope Jahren

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Hope Jahren

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Dr. Hope Jahren’s study of fossilized plants has expanded our knowledge of the distant past, and her popular memoir Lab Girl has extended our understanding of women in science.

Intro Music: Wild Butterfly by Balligomingo

Outro Music: Heat by Balligomingo

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