The Conversation: Friday, November 17th, 2017
Saving the Vaquita Porpoise; Navy Plans Increased Training in Hawaii; Ukulele Music Therapy
World’s Most Endangered Marine Mammal Victim of Controversial Fishing Practices
The organization known as Sea Shepherd has launched a last-ditch effort to save the Vaquita Porpoise.
Intro Music: Driveway to Driveway by Two Dollar Pistols
Outro Music: Soul Rebel (Instrumental) by Bob Marley and The Whalers
Navy Reviews Environmental Impact of Sonar, Explosives
The Navy is working on a review of how its use of active sonar and explosives are affecting the marine environment around Hawaii.
Intro Music: A Great Design by Black Marble
Outro Music: Prayer in C by Lily Wood & The Prick and Robin Schulz
Civil Beat Reality Check
Are monster homes a blight on their communities or simply a way for families to beat the high cost of living in Hawaii?
Outro Music: Kom Terug by Spinvis
History of Hawaii’s Prepaid Healthcare Act
Long before the federal government got serious about universal health care, Hawaii enjoyed the nation’s highest rate of health insurance coverage.
Intro Music: I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow by Blitzen Trapper
Outro Music: Harvest Moon by Neil Young
Ukulele Used in Music Therapy
As the ukulele’s popularity soars throughout the world, music therapists are learning that it is an ideal tool for their hospital visits to young kids.
Outro Music: Ukulele and Chill by Cody G