The Conversation: Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
Repatriating American Remains; ‘Grow Our Own’ Campaign; Waimea High Ag Program
New Director for Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency
Retired Air Force Major General and 1977 Damien High School graduate Kelly McKeague has taken over the awesome responsibility of repatriating the remains of fallen American servicemembers.
Intro Music: Heavy Soup by Cornershop
Outro Music: Ghosts Embodied by Nahko and Medicine for the People
Recruiting and Retaining Teachers with ‘Grow Our Own’ Campaign
The University of Hawaii is rolling out two new campaigns; one to attract UH students to become teachers and another to help educational assistants become fully qualified teachers.
Intro Music: Dawning by Ian O'Sullivan
Outro Music: Stained Glass by Real Estate
Civil Beat Reality Check
A newly created homeless encampment on Hawaii Island has quickly become a target for both praise and criticism.
Outro Music: Hear Me Now by Alok, IRO
Waimea High School’s Agriculture Program
A teacher at Kauai’s Waimea High School founded a program to teach students the basic tenets and economics of aqua and agriculture.
Outro Music: Southern Dreaming by The Sheepdogs
Ask a Mortician
Caitlin Doughty, a 2002 graduate of St. Andrew's Priory who became a licensed mortician, traveled the world to compare the American way of death to customs, rituals, and ceremonies around the world.
Intro Music: Borderline (An Ode to Self-Care) by Solange, Q-Tip
Outro Music: Aint Nobody - Instrumental Version by Atmosphere