The Conversation: Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
Rat Lungworm; Ruth Gates Remembrance; Aunty Genoa Challenge; Spooky Stories
New Rat Lungworm Guidelines
Two doctors from the UH medical Scholl’s department of Tropical Medicine. Doctors Vernon Ansdell and Gerald Murphy will showcase efforts to deal with Rat Lungworm Disease on a national stage. A conference on Tropical Disease and Hygiene in New Orleans gets underway this week. Interest in the disease is growing as cases have been discovered in southern states of the U.S.
Intro Music: The Twighlight Zone by The Ventures
Outro Music: The Adams Family Theme by Vic Mizzy and his Orchestra and Chorus.
Ruth Gates Remembrance
The world of Marine science is morning one of its own. Ruth Gates lost her battle with brain cancer last week. She was the director of the Hawaii Institute of Biology and was a champion of coral reefs.
She appeared on The Conversation last Spring talking about the need to take drastic action to protect our reefs.
Intro Music: If by Pink Floyd
Outro Music: When My Time Comes by Dawes
Aunty Genoa Challenge
Tomorrow is the high holiday of “Halloween.” It also is the day beloved Hawaiian entertainer Auntie Genoa Keawe would have turned 100 years old. Her granddaughter decided to honor her with a social media challenge to musicians and dancers to perform one of the many songs Auntie Genoa recorded.
Intro Music: Alika by Genoa Keawe
Outro Music: Mele by Aunty Genoa
Spooky Stories from Jeff Gere
This the season to tickle your scary bone. Here to do that is the boogie man Jeff Gere. He’ll be performing a special storytelling event in HPR’s Atherton Studio on All Hollow’s Eve.
Intro Music: Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr.
Outro Music: Hamburger Totentanz by Guy Bovet, Jung-A Lee