The Conversation: Tuesday, October 24th, 2017
Maui, Hawaii Island Power Outages; Transform Hawaii Government; Out of State Prisons
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
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
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
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
‘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