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The Conversation: Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

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Maui, Hawaii Island Power Outages; Transform Hawaii Government; Out of State Prisons

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Filipino Veterans Honored

Filipino veterans of World War Two are being honored at the U.S. Capitol following a push for recognition by Hawaii Senator Mazie Hirono.

Intro Music: Walkin' on a Pretty Day by Kurt Vile

Outro Music: Avant Gardener by Courtney Barnett

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Mazie Hirono

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Neighbor Island Power Outages

Maui and Hawaii Island were hit hard by a storm on the evening of October 23rd. Power companies on the respective islands give an update.

Outro Music: Sky Blue by Blazo

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Shayna Decker, Rhea Lee-Moku

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Short Window for Sustainable Agriculture

One of the organizers of Hawaii Island’s Aina Fest says that Hawaii only has a short window to implement the kind of policies needed to return to agricultural sustainability.

Outro Music: Tobacco Road by Common Market

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Dash Kuhr

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Transforming Hawaii’s Government

The non-profit Transform Hawaii Government aims to increase transparency, accountability, and efficiency in state government through technology.

Outro Music: Walking On A Dream by Empire of The Sun

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Christine Sakuda

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‘Out of State’ Highlights Hawaiian Culture Behind Bars

An upcoming documentary features two Hawaiian men got back to their cultural roots while incarcerated in an Arizona prison.

Intro Music: Free At Last by G. Love & Special Sauce

Outro Music: Dance of Maria by Elias Rahbani

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Ciara Lacy

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