The Conversation: Thursday, January 18th, 2018
Military Role Emergency Management; Getting Ahead When You Can’t Save; Immigration Debate Impacts in Hawaii; Local Civic Engagement
Former PACOM General Defends HI-EMA
A retired three-star general and former Deputy Commander of US Pacific Command defends HI-EMA’s false missile alert, saying that the only way to not make mistakes is to not take any action.
Intro Music: Mud featuring Ivan Neville by Pimps of Joytime
Outro Music: Credit Me by Nice Little Sunday
Getting Ahead When You Don’t Make Enough to Save
People all throughout society fall into the category of so-called “Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed” or ALICE.
Intro Music: Ukulele and Chill by Cody G
Outro Music: Holy Commotion by Pretenders
National Immigration Effects on Hawaii
As negotiations over immigration reform breakdown in Washington, D.C., a local immigration attorney explains how immigrants here in Hawaii could be affected.
Outro Music: Soft by Washed Out
Improving Civic Engagement with Kanu Hawaii
Our system of government can only be effective if people take part, and Kanu Hawaii, a local non-profit, dedicates itself to bringing more local people into the process.
Intro Music: King of Spain by The Tallest Man on Earth
Outro Music: Lost At Sea by The Steppas