The Conversation: Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
Possible Brain Harm from Moderate Drinking; Hawaii Honeybee Comeback; Bishop Museum’s Way Ahead
Managed colonies of Hawaii honeybees have come back from the destruction of the varroa mite, where a decade ago the blood-sucking pest threatened Hawaii’s bees.
Intro Music: Mr. Maybe by Foreseeable Futures
Outro Music: Mr. Saturday Night by Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers
Hawai'i's Bishop Museum is home to the largest collection of Hawaiian and Pacific artifacts in the world, with a distinguished history of research contributing to knowledge about the entire Pacific.
Intro Music: I A'int Hiding by The Black Crowes
Outro Music: Sky Blue by Blazo
High-end locations on Oahu are benefiting from a federal immigrant investor program, but those are not the areas the program is meant to support.
Outro Music: Red Lights by Brian Fallon
A new study by the University of Oxford and University College London found that compared to nondrinkers, moderate consumers were three times more likely to develop impaired function in the part of the brain that processes memory and spatial orientation.
Outro Music: Mister Myriad by Jason Nolan
Honolulu Botanical Gardens: Joshlyn Sand
Honolulu Botanical Gardens are a series of five separate gardens around Oahu that are all open to the public.
Intro Music: Big Fresh by SPAWTS
Outro Music: Gardening at Night by R.E.M.