The Conversation: Wednesday, July 12th, 2017
Top National Rail Expert Coming to Honolulu, Dr. Vukan Vuchic; Virtual Reality Homelessness Project: Brian Dote
To solve the rail dilemma, could lawmakers be considering Option 2 A? The Salvage the Rail group says street level rail from Middle Street is the answer. International urban transit expert Dr. Vukan Vuchic agrees with them.
Intro Music: Trains and Boats and Planes by Dionne Warwick
Outro Music: Long Way To Go by Railroad Earth
Mid-Pacific Institute is using virtual reality technology to help students understand what homelessness is really like.
Intro Music: Pavane by Pedro Ibanez
Outro Music: Reality by A.R. Rahman, George Doering
Both sides lobbied heavily...in the end, the aquarium fish collection bill got the Governor’s veto.
Outro Music: Begin (feat. Wales) by Shallou, Wales
Maui’s mayor wants Maui sand to stay put. He’s negotiated with island companies to stop sending sand elsewhere. Mayor Alan Arakawa joins us.
Outro Music: Raspberry Cane by Youth Lagoon
NOAA scientists are on a mission to survey 1.8 million square miles of ocean. We’ll talk with its co-chief scientist, Dr. Erin Oleson.
Intro Music: Seaside by Buda
Outro Music: Ocean Blue by Moniker