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The Conversation: Monday, July 17th, 2017

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Battling Invasive Species; Costs of Climate Change; Remembering a Death at Pearl Harbor

Costs of Climate Change on Maui: Tova Callender

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Tova Callender

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The latest National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ‘documoment’ looks at the effects of climate change on West Maui, from ridge to reef.

Intro Music: Big Country by Bela Fleck and the Flecktones

Outro Music: Church by Galactic

Bossa Nova Music from Mango Season: Annie and Curtis Kamiya

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Annie and Curtis Kamiya

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Bossa Nova, the “new thing,” caused a quiet revolution in popular music when it came to America in the 1960’s.

Intro Music: Dance In the Rain (Live) by Mango Season

Outro Music: Sweet Soul Revue by Mango Season

Civil Beat Reality Check

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Stewart Yerton

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The Hawaii Technology Development Corp wants to build a training center for police and first responders, but does that fulfill the organization’s mission?

Intro Music: Dunes by Alabama Shakes

Outro Music: Popoki Slack Key by Ray Kane

Mixed Results for Invasive Species Quarantine Effort: Les Kondo

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Les Kondo

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Invasive pickle weed grows on MCB Hawaii on Oahu.

A recent audit of the state Department of Agriculture’s Plant Quarantine Branch showed ineffective practices and systems, and some possible remedies.

Outro Music: All The Time by Bahamas

Pacific Theatre Eulogy Project: Katie Hoerner

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Katie Hoerner

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Katie Hoerner is a history teacher at Belleville East High School in Belleville, Illinois, and part of a nationwide history project called Understanding Sacrifice.

Intro Music: Synesthesia by Peter Sandberg

Outro Music: Sea Mist by Mbo Mentho

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