The Conversation: Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
Helicopter Tour Lawsuit; Pidgin in Education; Marching Against Domestic Violence
Local Groups Sue FAA Over Big Island Helicopter Flights
Residents in the flight path of helicopter lava tours on Hawaii Island say noise starts early and lasts all day, making life miserable in an area that was once a quiet retreat.
Intro Music: Sweet Sugar Mama by G. Love and Special Sauce
Outro Music: Sonnentanz by Klangkarussell
Taking a Stand Against Domestic Violence
Each year in Hawaii, 50,000 women between the ages of 18 and 64 are harmed by domestic violence. The Men’s March Against Violence aims to change that.
Intro Music: No Surprises by Radiohead
Outro Music: Might Be Time by Sun Seeker
Summit on Pidgin and Education
Pidgin English is an officially recognized language, but stigmas about intelligence and background are often still attached to its use.
Outro Music: Lost At Sea by The Steppas
Civil Beat Reality Check
All seafood is not created equal, and we consume imported fish at our peril. A new federal study says that looser standards in other countries can place Hawaii consumers at risk.
Outro Music: No Matter Where We Go by Whitney
Honolulu Biennial Island Hopping
Honolulu Biennial Foundation has undertaken a new programming initiative called Island Hopping, which will bring select artworks from Honolulu Biennial 2017 to the neighbor islands this fall.
Intro Music: There She Goes by The La's
Outro Music: Circle Song by Keoki Kahumoku