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The Conversation: Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

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“Slut Walk” Hawaii; Biki Bike Share 3-Month Update 

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“Slut Walk” Hawaii

The local version of a series of protest marches across the country plans to march on the Hawaii State Capitol building on Saturday. It is aimed at confronting and correcting the practice of so-called slut-shaming by parading in revealing clothing.

Intro Music: Radio Daze by The Roots, Blu, P.O.R.N., Dice Raw

Outro Music: Beyond the Beyond by RJD2

Kayla Marie

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Biki Bike Share 3-Month Update

Bicycle paths are sparse and intermittent, and competition from cars during busy times of the day is intense. But the situation is changing: Three months along, the new Biki Bike Share program has resulted in more than 180,000 rides.

Outro Music: Cidade Nova by Banda do Mar

Lori McCarney, Brandon Barbour

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Civil Beat Reality Check

Abigail Kawananakoa refers to herself as the last Hawaiian Princess and at 91, has lived a life with all the wealth, privilege, and drama of a fictional potboiler. Now the ongoing dispute over her $200 million estate puts her back into the spotlight.

Outro Music: Sit Down by James

Chad Blair

Bill Dorman has been the news director of Hawai‘i Public Radio since February 2011. Born in New York City, he spent 21 years at CNN in various positions behind the scenes and on the air in Atlanta, New York, Washington DC, and Tokyo, Japan. He was also managing editor of Asia Pacific Broadcast for Bloomberg News for five years before moving to Hawai‘i in 2009. He’s covered stories from more than twenty countries and territories.
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