The Conversation: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
Update on Travel Ban Legal Proceedings; Concerns Over Bio-Engineering; Hawaii’s Picture Brides
Concerns Over Bio-Engineering: Jaydee Hanson
A project to reduce mosquitos by releasing synthetically engineered, sterile mosquitos is raising concerns over potentially unforeseen environmental impacts.
Intro Music: You're In Love With A Psycho by Kasabian
Outro Music: Roll A Stone by Communist Daughter
Remembering the LA Riots on Stage: Anna Hamaguchi
Interviews with over 300 witnesses form the foundation for ‘Twilight: Los Angeles: 1992’, a stage production that remembers L.A.'s Rodney King riots.
Intro Music: People Make the World Go Round by Monty Alexander
Outro Music: Sky Blue by Blazo
The Marco Polo fire that killed three has again put attention on buildings without interior sprinklers. But could there be a backlash for the industry that was about to celebrate preventing fire-code revisions?
Outro Music: Pass It Around by Donavan Frankenreiter
Update on Legal Challenges to Travel Ban: Douglas Chin
The travel ban saga continues today with a Hawaii response to last Friday’s motion by the Trump administration.
Outro Music: All The Time by Bahamas
Hawaii’s Picture Brides: Gerald Hirata
Twenty thousand picture brides came to Hawaii during the late 19th and early 20th Centuries, each of them clutching a photograph that was their only clue to what her future would be like.
Intro Music: Hole Hole Bushi
Outro Music: Hole Hole Bushi