The Conversation: Thursday, October 12th, 2017
Electric America; Clean Power Plan in Hawaii; Combating Little Fire Ants
Reporting Project “Electric America” Documents Electricity Across the Nation
A photojournalist is crisscrossing the country to document how electricity is generated around the United States.
Intro Music: Young Folks by City of the Sun
Outro Music: Electric Feel by MGMT
Implications of Clean Power Plant Repeal in Hawaii
Hawaii already has an aggressive state-wide renewable energy goal, So how would the repeal of the Obama-era Clean Power Plan play out here?
Intro Music: Señoras Bien by Las Bistecs
Outro Music: In the Sky, Pt. 1 by Electric Air Project
Civil Beat Reality Check
Sit-lie bans forbid sitting or lying on public sidewalks in designated areas as a way of getting homeless people off the streets. Honolulu’s ban may soon extend to the entire island.
Intro Music: Electric Blue by Arcade Fire
Outro Music: Control by Electric Guest
Stage Adaptation of Massie Case
David Carroll’s play “Massie/Kahahawai” holds nothing back in its retelling of the alleged rape of Thalia Massie and the all-too-real murder of Joseph Kahahawai.
Outro Music: Connections by Michel Brown
Spot the Ant, Stop the Ant Month
Carolyn Dillon is the Founder of Little Fire Ant Hui, a public service project of Hawaii Unite Against Invasives. October is Spot the Ant, Stop the Ant month in Hawaii.
Intro Music: A Fire I Kept by ALO
Outro Music: Move Your Body - Toy Selectah Raverton Remix by Sammy Bananas