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The Conversation: Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

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Banking for Dispensaries; Technical Challenges of Urban Rail; Women in Business

Hawaii DCCA Develops Banking Solution for Medical Cannabis Dispensaries

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Iris Ikeda
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The Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs has developed a way to provide basic banking services to Hawaii’s cannabis dispensaries, previously a major challenge.

Intro Music: Living Zoo by Built To Split

Outro Music: Englishman in New York - Spotify Sessions Version by Sting

Technical Challenges of Building Elevated Rail in Urban Honolulu  

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Scott Wilson

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The current elevated steel guideway design for Honolulu’s rail project will require support pillars going to a depth of 200 feet or more as the system moves into the urban core.

Intro Music: Gilded Age by Lotus

Outro Music: Hong Kong Garden by Siouxsie and the Banshees

Civil Beat Reality Check

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Suevon Lee

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A few lucky Hawaii families will now be able to send their children to public pre-school under a new program.       

Outro Music: Detroit Madness (Instrumental) by J Dilla

A Woman’s Place Is…

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Trisha Anderson

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Women from the business world attend a summit at the White House.

A woman’s place is no longer what our grandparents thought it should be, and that particular social upheaval is being celebrated on Maui.

Outro Music: Gravestone by Sax Ruins

Looking East From the Far West

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Theresa Papanikolas

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'Large Seascape & Diagonal', acrylic large painting on canvas by Fons Heijnsbroek.

The often overlooked Asian influence of Mid-Twentieth Century Abstract Expressionist artists is the subject of an exhibit at the Honolulu Museum of Art.

Intro Music: Love You Better by Kore Ionz

Outro Music: And Here We Test Our Powers Of Observation by The Bad Plus

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