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The Conversation: Monday, June 19th, 2017


Deadly Heat Waves on the Rise; Hawaii’s Score on Elder Care; Homebrewing on Hawaii Island

Deadly Heat Waves Are Becoming More Common: Camilo Mora

Camilo Mora

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According to a team of researchers at UH, 74 percent of the world’s population will experience heat waves by 2100 if carbon gas emissions continue to rise at current rates.

Intro Music: Things A'int What They Was by Mingo Fishtrap

Outro Music: Electricity by Orchstral Manoeuvers In The Dark

Translation of Early Hawaiian Media into English: Noenoe Silva

Noenoe Silva

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The Power of the Steel-Tipped Pen: Reconstructing Native Hawaiian Intellectual History is a compilation of early Hawaiian newspapers, a rich repository of culture, politics, and, intellectual life.

Intro Music: Look Up In The Sky by Francis The Great

Outro Music:  Koke’e by Kawika Kahiapo

Civil Beat Reality Check

Stewart Yerton

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Civil Beat

With technology threatening to end jobs, Hawaii could be the first state to study a government supported guaranteed income.

Intro Music: Green Light (Instrumental) by Lorde

Outro Music:  Wallaby by Gear

Hawaii’s Score on Long-Term Care: Craig Gima

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The Long Term Care Scorecard specifically considers long-term care services and supports for older adults, people with physical disabilities and family caregivers.

Outro Music:  Happy (Instrumental) by Ashanti

Big Island Homebrewing: Karen Gast

Karen Gast

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Karen Gast has been brewing beers for over twenty years and is a longtime member of the Kona Barley Boys.

Intro Music: Give It Up by The High Divers

Outro Music:  Girls Talk Boys by 5 Seconds of Summer

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Noe Tanigawa covered art, culture and ideas for two decades at Hawaiʻi Public Radio.
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