The Conversation: Thursday, December 7th, 2017
Pearl Harbor Memories; Waikiki Erosion; Wartime Hawaii in Fiction; Farm Equipment Theft
Childhood Memories from December 7th, 1941
Memories of the Pearl Harbor attack 76 years ago are still strong for Dorinda Nicholson, who was six years old when she heard the sound of planes overhead
Intro Music: Jamz by SALES
Orchids of War Imagines Wartime Hawaii
Author Denise Frisino’s research into pre-Second World War Japanese espionage in Hawaii is the backbone of her historical novel Orchids of War, in which all the elements of a thriller are provided by real-life history.
Outro Music: War by The Stage Door Orchestra & Singers
Waikiki Beach Erosion
Waikiki is probably the world’s best-known and heavily trafficked beach. All that heavy traffic takes a toll on the man-made coastline.
Outro Music: U R Here by Boom Bip
Civil Beat Reality Check
Hawaii State government has declared its intention to move toward 100 percent renewable energy, but is state law standing in the way?
Intro Music: Changing Seasons by Sea Wolf
Outro Music: None But the Brave by Bruce Springsteen
Kea’au Farm Equipment Theft
Farms of all sizes in the East Hawaii community of Kea’au have been experiencing the recurring theft of heavy farm equipment.
Outro Music: Voices from Cellar X