The Conversation: Wednesday, January 24th, 2018
Hawaii’s Education Economy; Democracy After the Trump Era; Kapiolani Park; Turnaround Arts Program
Hawaii’s Education Economy
The Study Hawaii Consortium is working to grow Hawaii’s international education market into a billion dollar industry.
Outro Music: Cool with you by Her's
Democracy After the Trump Era
Author and columnist EJ Dionne thinks that the Trump administration may lead to a renewal of liberal democratic values and policies in American society. He is the author of One Nation After Trump: A Guide for the Perplexed, the Disillusioned, the Desperate, and the Not-Yet Deported.
Into Music: Amsterdam by Nothing But Thieves
Outro Music: Sahib Teri Bandi by The Derek Trucks Band
Court Review Questions Management of Kapiolani Park Trust
Kapiolani Park has a unique trust status that offers protections like no other park on Oahu. The courts require regular reports on how the trust is being managed and the latest sheds new light on whether the city council is doing a good job managing the park in line with trust restrictions.
Into Music: Child Of the Earth by Hugh Masekela
Outro Music: A Little While by Yellow Days
Civil Beat Reality Check
Opponents of vacation rentals have been trying to regulate them for years, but the path to effective legislation may be rockier than they think, as officials on Kauai have learned.
Outro Music: New Person Same Old Mistakes by Tame Impala
Promoting Arts in Struggling Schools
The Turnaround Arts program brings artists into struggling schools to expose kids to the ways art can revitalize education, using the example set by those artists’ lives to inspire and educate. Actress Alfre Woodard is one of them. She is in Hawaii to work with students at Kalihi Kai Elementary School, Honolulu, Kamaile Academy Public Charter School, and Waianae Elementary School
Into Music: Sestri Levante by Tame Impala
Outro Music: Come On Home by Lijadu Sisters