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The Conversation: Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

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Older Women Face More Economic Challenges: Dr. Colette Browne; Renshi Poetry Reading on The Massey Case: Juliet Kono

Older Women Face More Economic Challenges: Dr. Colette Browne

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Colette Brown

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A recent study shows that older woman in Hawaii are particularly vulnerable to economic challenges compared to older men.

Intro Music: Man I Need by Jagwar Ma

Outro Music: Folk Jam by Pavement

Renshi Poetry Reading on The Massey Case: Juliet Kono

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Juliet Kono

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Award winning poet and novelist Juliet Kono is in, many remember her first collection of poems titled, Hilo Rains back in 1988.  Her most recent novel is Anshu: Dark Sorrow, a Japanese American woman’s story touched by events of World War II.

Intro Music: Tribute to Nujabes by Kondor

Outro Music:  Tower Seven by Thievery Corporation

Civil Beat Reality Check

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Reality Check

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A letter to the feds assuring them of Hawaii’s commitment to finish the rail project may bring optimism, but is there really a deal to be brokered when lawmakers meet in a special session sometime this summer?

Intro Music: Tower Seven by Thievery Corporation

Public Comments for Haleakal? Sunrise Summit Visitation: Linette King

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Linette King

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Travel sites often tell visitors coming to Maui to see the summit of Haleakala at sunrise. But, in last year, cars bringing sunrise visitors grew by 21%

Intro Music: Sunrise by Childish Gambino

Outro Music:  NUNGWI by BLR

Maui Film Festival: Barry Rivers

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Barry Rivers

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Barry Rivers is the Director and Founder of the Maui Film Festival. He credits his daily time in the ocean for both his inspiration and best ideas

Intro Music: Tickets for Tokyo by Special Agent Ed

Outro Music:  Party Mode - Instrumental Hiphop by Heavy Duty Lead Farmer

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Noe Tanigawa covers art, culture and ideas for Hawaiʻi Public Radio.
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