The Conversation: Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
Tax Revenue Intrigue; Drug Policy Changes; Master Kite Flying
Hawaii’s measures of tourism, visitor arrivals and per day spending, are up but tax revenues are down.
Intro Music: Keepin' It Funky by Hot 8 Brass Band
Outro Music: Last Night Of The World by Bruce Cockburn
Maui’s Chinese Kite Flying Festival highlights a type of high-performance kite flying a world apart from traditional kiting.
Intro Music: Empty Streets by Kota Banks, MOZA
Outro Music: Uncle John's Band by Phil Lesh and Communion
The Hawaii Attorney General’s office says that public testimony cannot be censored and that the state Senate was wrong to do so.
Outro Music: Beach in Hawaii by Ziggy Marley
The State Legislature is moving to reclassify some drug related offenses as non-violent, significantly lowering penalties.
Outro Music: By & Bye by Foreseeable Futures
Drawing musical inspiration from celestial bodies is an ancient technique still in practice today.
Intro Music: Piano Sonata No. 5 by Robert Pollock
Outro Music: Can't Stop The Feeling by The Piano Guys