The Conversation: Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
Lieutenant Governor Succession; Bail Reform; Ala Wai Dredging; Joshua Kaye on Piano
Why No One Wants to Be Hawaii’s Lieutenant Governor
Hawaii Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui resigned his post today. A line of succession is designated by law, but so far none of the officials on that list have accepted the job.
Into Music: The Contender by Menahan Street Band
Outro Music: On The Road Again by Katchafire
Into Music: The Heart of the Nightlife by Kisses
Outro Music: OBLIVIUS by The Strokes
Ala Wai Dredging Plan
Honolulu’s Ala Wai is ranked as one of the most polluted waterways in the country. The State of Hawaii has a plan to clean it up that just received a green light.
Outro Music: Mission Creep by The New Mastersounds
Civil Beat Reality Check
An internal investigation by the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency revealed that the employee who triggered the infamous false missile alert did so intentionally and had a 10-year history of confusing drills with real-life emergencies.
Outro Music: Let There Be Horns by RJD2
Atherton Concert: Pianist Joshua Kaye
The piano gives the artist control over melody, harmony, and rhythm all at once. At least that’s how it seems when you hear an artist like Joshua Kaye.
Into Music: A Place to Start by White Denim
Outro Music: Short Story by Joshua Kaye