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The Conversation: Monday, October 8th, 2018

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NextGen Philanthropy; Tropical Fruit; Ham Radio, HPR Reporter debrief Ku`uwehi Hiraishi

 

NextGen Philanthropy

 

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Sharna Goldseker is a co-author of Generation Impact-- a book that looks a GenX and Millennial Philanthropists. She took part in a forum last week as part of the Hawaii Alliance of Non-Profit Organizations 2018 Conference.

Intro Music: Prelude by Foals

Outro Music: My Type by Saint Model

 

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Sharna Goldseker

Tropical Fruit

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  Did you know Kona farmers made it into the Guinness Book of World Record for largest  Mango, Avocado, and Jackfruit?

That’s the “rock star” status of some of some of our crops--tropical fruit expert, Ken Love, talked to us following a conference and series of meetings across the state with local fruit growers.

Intro Music: Gone to Fortingall/Wired to the Moon by Jerry Douglas and Michael McGoldrick

Outro Music: 1979 by Antoine Dufour

 

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Ken Love

Reality Check

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  Our online news partners over at Honolulu Civil Beat joined us today with Chad Blair on a story about the Constitutional Amendment.

Outro Music: Situation by Yaz

 

 

 

 

 

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Reality Check

 

Ham Radio

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The recent close calls with hurricanes and tropical storms have renewed the focus on vulnerabilities of our emergency response system.

The spotlight will be on ham operators and new training that is available this month. We sat down with Clem Jung who is trying to spread the word about an exercise for amateur operators that takes place this Saturday.

Outro Music: Ham Radios by Mr. C

 

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Clem Jung

HPR Reporter debrief Ku`uwehi Hiraishi

  

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  Lots of questions, lots of fear…that could sum up the climate for immigrants in our country. This weekend a new legal clinic hosted a workshop for those looking for help to navigate rough waters

Intro Music: False Prophet by Brother Oliver

Outro Music: Electric Feel by MGMT

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Ku'uwehi Hiraishi

 

Catherine Cruz is the Host of The Conversation and a member of HPR’s news team. She has been a television reporter in Hawai‘i since 1983 and has won a number of awards and respect from a statewide audience. She spent more than thirty years at KITV, covering beats from government to education and health. Originally from Guam, Cruz is also a co-founder and former Board member and programming chair of Pacific Islanders in Communication (PIC). Catherine is a graduate of San Francisco State University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.
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