The Conversation: Monday, July 23rd, 2018
Lime Bikes/Scooters, Microgrids, Reality Check, Conservation Conference, Reporter Debrief
Disruptive Technology: Lime Bikes
Mayor Kirk Caldwell discusses Lime Bike’s entrance into the market and the city’s response. Since the city issued its cease and desist order, Lime has hired Glenna Wong’s Public Relations company to help navigate further negotiations.
Intro Music: Hustle by Itadi
Outro Music: Green & Red by Animal Names
Microgrids as a path to 100% renewables in Hawaii
This morning we talk to Lisa Laughner, CEO and co-founder of Go Electric, a company that provides microgrid systems to commercial, industrial, and military customers in Hawaii and on the mainland.
Intro Music: Tezeta by Mulatu Astatke
Outro Music: Home Again! by The Menahan Street Band
Honolulu Civil Beat Suevon Lee brings us today’s Reality Check about empowering the Micronesian community.
Outro music: Rope by Empty Houses
Tomorrow kicks off the 25th Conservation Alliance Conference. Sam Ohu Gon, senior scientist with the Hawaii Nature Conservancy, discusses Hawaii’s role as a global leader in the fight against climate change.
Intro Music: Mastermind by Grace Potter and the Nocturnals
Outro Music: Can It All Be So Simple by El Michael's Affair
Spotlight with Ku`uwehi Hiraishi
HPR reporter Ku`uwehi Hiraishi gives us the rundown of a few of the organizations that will be featured at the upcoming Conservation Alliance Convention.
Intro Music: Heha Waipio by the Sunday Manoa