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The Conversation: Thursday, September 14th, 2017

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Push to Drive Electric; Psychology of White Collar Crime; Author Jaimal Yogis

Island Electric Drive Program

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Shem Lawlor

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Hawaii’s drivers are turning to electric cars in greater numbers than ever; sales went up 26 percent last year.

Intro Music: Jazzy by Emapea

Outro Music: Electric Avenue by International YOYO Orchestra

Psychology of White Collar Criminals

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Andrew Snyder

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What drives successful, wealthy professionals with no history of unlawful behavior to commit a major white-collar crime?

Intro Music: Priory Hall by White Collar Boy

Outro Music: Tape Machine by STRFKR

Civil Beat Reality Check

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Chad Blair

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Taipei, Taiwan, was the all-expenses-paid destination for several state lawmakers, according to recent gifts disclosures.

The gifts local lawmakers routinely get range from tiny to lavish, from innocent to dubious.

Outro Music: The Depression Dance by Jim Bryson

All Our Waves Are Water

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Jaimal Yogis
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Jaimal Yogis, author of Saltwater Buddha tells us how he draws inspiration from and finds peace in the ocean.

Outro Music: Rebirth of Cool by DJ Cam Quartet

Next Steps in the TMT Case

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Kuuwehi Hiraishi

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Mauna Kea summit area, near the proposed site for the TMT.

The State Board of Land and Natural Resources will hear oral arguments in the Contested Case Hearing for the Thirty Meter Telescope next Wednesday in Hilo.

Intro Music: Dark Water and Stars by Natural Calamity

Outro Music: We A'int Gonna Die Today - Instrumental Version by Atmosphere

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