Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

The Conversation: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

big_monk_seal.jpg
Wikipedia
/

Homelessness Legislation: Scott Morishige, Ballroom Dancing: Faith Agbayani, Ke Kai Ola: Hawaiian Monk Seal Hospital: Deb Wickham 

Homelessness Legislation: Scott Morishige

planning_013_scott_morishige.jpg
Credit Scott Morishige
/

Hawaii State has the highest per capita rate of homelessness, which has made it one of the top issues being addressed at the Hawaii State Legislature. We spoke with the state’s homelessness coordinator, Scott Morishige who has been assessing the process.

Outro Music: A Walk by Tycho

Ballroom Dancing: Faith Agbayani

CV_FA042517.mp3
Faith Agbayani

hawaii_ballroom_dance.jpg
Credit Wikimedia Commons
/

The Hawaii Ballroom Dancing Association's director, Faith Agbayani, joined us to talk about the 58-year history of ballroom dancing and how it satisfies the desire for dance across generations. 

Outro Music: Tanguera by Tango Argentino

CivilBeat.com Reality Check

CB_RC042517.mp3
CivilBeat.org Reality Check

1200px-Hawaii_state_capitol_from_the_south-east.jpg
Credit Wikimedia Commons
/

Governor Ige has wrapped up successful contract negotiations with the Hawaii teachers union...has he also upped his political cache for the next election?

Outro Music: Csay Csay by Little People

Ke Kai Ola: Hawaiian Monk Seal Hospital: Deb Wickham

CV_DW042517.mp3
Deb Wickham

hawaiian_monk_seal.jpg
Credit Wikipedia
/

There are fewer than 1,500 monk seals left in the world, and this severely endangered species faces several threats to its survival, most of them man-made.

Intro Music: Make Me Better by Little People

Stay Connected
More Episodes