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The Conversation: Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Christopher Cole
Honolulu Museum of Art

March for Science; Clean Transportation Benchmark; Photographing South Asia

Clean Transportation Future: Jeff Mikulina

Jeff Mikulina

Credit Wikipedia
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

Alex Monti Fox

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

Nick Grube

Credit Nick Grube / Civil Beat
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

Mark Hixon

Credit March for Science Hawaii

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

Christopher Cole

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

Credit Christopher Cole / Honolulu Museum of Art
Honolulu Museum of Art
Kathmandu, Nepal.

Intro Music: Lyle Smiles by Jim Beloff and Hal Blaine

Outro Music: Cheap Thrills by Veena Srivani

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