The Conversation: Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
Global Food Production; Sustainable Tourism; Big Wave Surfing for Women
Monsanto’s Head of Global Research and Development
The task of feeding a hungry planet, despite the fact that it’s a universal concern, has become a polarizing issue, with industrial agriculture on one side and small organic farmer on the other.
Intro Music: The Slow Drag Under by Benjamin Booker
Outro Music: Motion Sickness by Hot Chip
Iceland as a Model for Sustainable Tourism
A volcanic island popular with tourists on the other side of the world is pioneering a sustainable growth model for its booming tourism industry.
Intro Music: Strike the Root by Thievery Corporation, Notch
Outro Music: Scrambler by The Sandals
Civil Beat Reality Check
What is behind the widely varying cost estimates for completing Honolulu’s rail transit project?
Outro Music: Certainty by Temples
Teaching Financial Literacy in Students
The Hawai`i Council on Economic Education, has the mission of promoting the teaching of economics, including management of personal finances, in Hawai`i’s public and private schools
Outro Music: Acoustic Hip Hop Beats by Deep Hip Hop Rap Beat System
Big Wave Surfing Competition for Women
For the first time ever Waimea Bay on Oahu’s North Shore will serve as the venue for a big wave surfing contest exclusively for women.
Intro Music: Hey Girl, Come and Get It by The Stylistics
Outro Music: Surf Nouveau by The Aqua Velvets