The Conversation: Friday, December 15th, 2017
Same-Sex Parental Obligations; Health Disparities in Ethnic Groups; Planned Parenthood Looks Ahead; Ukulele Artist Taimane
Hawai’i Supreme Court Case Tests Same-Sex Parental Rights
Yesterday the Hawai’i Supreme Court heard a case that brings to the fore some of the key issues surrounding marriage equality.
Intro Music: Wona by Mumford & Sons, Baaba Maal, The Very Best & Beatenberg
Outro Music: The Beginning After The End by Stars
Planned Parenthood Plans for 2018
2017 was a challenging year for Planned Parenthood. The reproductive health organization survived a lethal threat from Congressional Republicans and plans to continue fighting in 2018.
Intro Music: Made for Pleasure by The New Mastersounds
Outro Music: Call You Home by Kelvin Jones , Faul & Wad Ad
Reducing Health Disparities Among Ethnic Groups
The University of Hawai'i John A. Burns School of Medicine has been awarded a $23 million federal grant to create the "Ola HAWAI'I" center for research into the disparities among Hawaii’s ethnic populations.
Intro Music: Tower Seven by Thievery Corporation
Outro Music: The Arrival by Atmosphere
Civil Beat Reality Check
The Hawaii Supreme Court has opened the door for a third trial of Federal Agent Christopher Deedy by the Honolulu City Prosecutor, despite two failed attempts at a conviction.
Outro Music: You Won't Tear Me Apart by Greg Clifford
Taimane’s Holiday Fête
Taimane has taken her music beyond displays of her skill on the ukulele to reflect a broader vision, and she recruits artists from other media to help her present it.
Outro Music: Bodysurfing by Taimane