The Conversation: Monday, September 18th, 2017
Deporting Veterans; Resilient Cities; Politics of Tourism
Immigration and Deportation in the U.S. Military
Service in the United States armed forces is no hedge against deportation, as a number of both veterans and active duty personnel have learned in recent years.
Intro Music: Gimme Shelter by International YOYO Orchestra
Outro Music: Cover of Marvin Gaye's What's Going On by Instrumental Pop Players
Honolulu Appoints Chief Resiliency Officer
The City and County of Honolulu appointed a Chief Resiliency Officer to help Oahu adapt to the changing climate, rising sea levels, extreme weather events, and economic changes.
Intro Music: Cowboy Lightning by Spaceface
Outro Music: Stronger (Instrumental) by Kanye West
Civil Beat Reality Check
Leather Mudweed is an invasive alga that is spreading rapidly around O’ahu and threatening the island’s coral reefs.
Outro Music: Bad Decisions by Two Door Cinema Club
The Politics of Tourism
Mike White, a Maui County Councilmember and General Manager of the Kaanapali Beach Hotel, gives his unique perspective on the politics of the tourism industry in the Aloha State.
Outro Music: Kalena Kai by Keola Beamer
Hawaii Arts Alliance Gets New CEO
The Hawaii Arts Alliance has been pursuing its mission since 1980, a mission it describes as “building creativity through advocacy, community, and education for all the arts.”
Intro Music: Aeroplane - Original by Aeroplane:
Outro Music: Viva la Vida by Anderson & Roe