The Conversation: Friday, October 20th, 2017
Former HPD Chief Arrested; Challenge to Travel Ban 3.0; Ethnic Inequality in Public Schools
Former Honolulu Police Chief Kealoha Arrested
Former HPD Chief Louis Kealoha and his wife, Honolulu Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Katherine Kealoha, have been arrested as part of a federal corruption investigation.
Intro Music: Jonny's Odessey by Mac Demarco
Trump Administration Travel Ban Challenged a Third Time
Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin has successfully challenged the third incarnation of the Trump Administration’s travel restrictions on several majority-Muslim countries.
Outro Music: Teakwood Betz by Perpetual Groove
Rethinking The Great Mahele
The Great Mahele of 1848 changed Hawaii forever, making private ownership of land possible for the first time. Conventional wisdom in the Hawaiian community has been that the Mahele disposed of Hawaiians, but one scholar is taking adifferent perspective.
Intro Music: Sweet Leilani by Baduria and Don
Outro Music: Whee Ha Swing by Ledward Kaapana
Ethnic Inequality in Hawaii’s Public Schools
Hawaii is known for being a diverse state, but a new study of ethnic inequality in public education that while diversity is there, equality is not.
Intro Music: Three Weeks by Perpetual Groove
Outro Music: Lying to you by Keaton Henson
Jazz Pianist Rich Crandall
Pianist Rich Crandall, like all accomplished jazz artists, has built a very personal means of expression on his instrument.
Intro Music: A Kiss to Build a Dream On by Rich Crandall