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The Conversation: Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

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Christopher Cole
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Honolulu Museum of Art

March for Science; Clean Transportation Benchmark; Photographing South Asia

Clean Transportation Future: Jeff Mikulina

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Jeff Mikulina

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A prototype hydrogen powered vehicle from Toyota.

Advocates say our state has forgotten something in the quest for a clean energy future: how the majority of us get around.

Intro Music: Mr. Maybe by Foreseeable Futures

Outro Music: Beyond The Beyond by RJD2

‘The Illusion’ Comes to Mid-Pacific Institute: Alex Monti Fox

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Alex Monti Fox

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The 17th Century playwright Pierre Corneille explored that idea in “The Illusion,” or L’Illusion Comique, in which a father turns to magic to see three different versions of his estranged son’s life.

Intro Music: Night and Day - Steel String Remix by U2

Outro Music: Four Winds by Bright Eyes

Civil Beat Reality Check: Police Body Camera

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Nick Grube

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Civil Beat
The Kauai Police Department is the first and only law enforcement agency in Hawaii to fully implement body cameras.

On Kauai, though, body cams are making a substantive difference, so why are other countries having such difficulty implementing them?

Outro Music: Stories Skyway Avenue by We the Kings

Earth Day March for Science: Mark Hixon

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Mark Hixon

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Around the country and in several places in Hawaii, scientists and advocates for the value of empirical data will March for Science.

Outro Music: Mastermind by Grace Potter and The Nocturnals

The Global South: Christopher Cole

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Christopher Cole

Christopher Cole spent years shooting urban areas of Afghanistan and Nepal with a Deardorff 8 x 10 view camera. 

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Kathmandu, Nepal.

Intro Music: Lyle Smiles by Jim Beloff and Hal Blaine

Outro Music: Cheap Thrills by Veena Srivani

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