The Conversation: Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
Banking for Dispensaries; Technical Challenges of Urban Rail; Women in Business
Hawaii DCCA Develops Banking Solution for Medical Cannabis Dispensaries
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
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
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…
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
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