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The Conversation: Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

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Later School Start Time; Hokule’a Logistics; Addressing Abandoned Vehicles

Morning Bell Sounding Later at Some Schools: Dr. Jim Shon

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Jim Shon

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There is new research to affirm what many might have suspected: adolescents are just not morning people. Some Hawaii schools are taking heed.

Intro Music: School Day (Ring Ring Goes The Bell) by Chuck Berry

Outro Music: Another Brick In The Wall, Pt. 2 (Instrumental) by Elias Laces

Kohala Center Awarded NOAA Grant: Anna-Lisa Okoye

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Anna-Lisa Okoye

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On the Big Island, the Kohala Center has been awarded a grant to fund an ambitious environmental restoration project that could become a model for future projects.

Intro Music: Only Us by Paperwhite

Outro Music: Where Do We Belong by Frankie Lee

Civil Beat Reality Check

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Nick Grube
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A 200-million dollar estate intended for the benefit of the Hawaiian people is the subject of an ugly legal battle, complete with allegations of elder abuse.

Outro Music: Weekend's Long Scaramouche Remix by Ziggy Marley

U.S. Army Moves to Reduce Abandoned Vehicles: Dennis Duck

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Dennis Duck

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The Army’s  Department of Morale, Welfare and Recreation has stepped up with a plan to reduce the number of abandoned vehicles coming from service members stationed in Hawaii.

Outro Music: The Bull by Kip Moore

Challenging Logistics of the World Wide Voyage: Ku’uwehi Hiraishi

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Kuuwehi Hiraishi

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HPR News reporter Ku’uwehi Hiraishi looked behind the scenes of the Hokule’a’s circumnavigation at the huge logistical challenge the Polynesian Voyaging Society faced in making the voyage happen.

Intro Music: Showboat by John Ritter

Music from Island Breeze: Riley Lee

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Riley Lee

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Grand Master of the shakuhachi, or Japanese bamboo flute, demonstrates his instrument and describes the merging of styles and genres.

Intro Music: Aumakua by Island Breeze

Outro Music: Lanikai Winds by Island Breeze

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