The Conversation: Friday, February 2nd, 2018
‘Olelo Channel Slam; Tolerance of Mediocrity; Emergency Planning for Hospitals; The Caucasian Chalk Circle
‘Olelo Could Be Banished to ‘Digital Siberia’
Spectrum Hawaii, formerly Oceanic Time Warner, will shuffle the channel lineup as part of its plan to switch its signal from analog to digital. It says that switch result in increased broadband speeds and more HD channels. But local station ‘Olelo may be left out in the cold.
Intro Music: Origins by Tennis
Outro Music: The Bed's Too Big Without You by The Police
Stinging Editorial Cites Culture of Mediocrity in Missile Alert Error
“The missile employee messed up because Hawaii rewards incompetence.” That is the assessment of on former Hawaii state worker and journalist.
Intro Music: Free At Last (Reprise) by G. Love and Special Sauce
Outro Music: Wondering Where The Lions Are (Instrumental) by Bruce Cockburn
Healthcare Association’s Missile Emergency Response
The Hawaii Healthcare Associationrepresents 116 acute care hospitals as well as long-term care centers across the state. It sat down 3 days later after last month’s missile attack scare to reassess its plan for emergency events.
Intro Music: Perk Up by Ash Down
Outro Music: Beginning After the End by Stars
Civil Beat Reality Check
A recent court ruling on the Garden Isle has cleared the way for the eviction of a group that has occupied the site of the abandoned Coco Palms Resort.
Outro Music: New Year by Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors
The Caucasian Chalk Circle
John H.Y. Wat’s production of German dramatist Bertolt Brecht’s “The Caucasian Chalk Circle” uses a cast of 27 actors playing more than 80 roles, integrating poetry, song, and dance into a show that’s played in the round.
Intro Music: Electricity by Manganas Garden
Outro Music: Ready Set Go by Bungalow