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The Conversation: Thursday, October 12th, 2017

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Molly Seltzer
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Electric America

Electric America; Clean Power Plan in Hawaii; Combating Little Fire Ants

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Credit Molly Seltzer / Electric America
Wind turbines in the United States' only offshore wind farm, located near Block Island, Rhode Island.

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

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Molly Seltzer

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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

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Peter Rosegg

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Honolulu City Council Member Ernie Martin hopes to expand the sit-lie band to include all of Oahu.

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

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Natanya Friedheim

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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

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Noah Schuetz

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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

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Carolyn Dillon

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