The Conversation: Friday, June 16th, 2017

Jun 16, 2017

Life Aboard Hokulea; Increasing Summer School Lunch Participation; Kauai Land Use Lawsuit

Credit Amy Kalili / Oiwi TV/Polynesian Voyaging Society

H.A.P.A. to Sue DLNR Over Use of Public Lands: Gary Hooser


A Kauai-based group of organizations and individuals filed a lawsuit against the state Department of Land and Natural Resources and agribusiness company, Syngenta.

Intro Music: Apparition by Rx Bandits

Outro Music: Staring At The Ceiling (feat. James Petralli) by The Echocentrics

Recap of Hokulea World Wide Voyage: Naalehu Anthony

Credit Amy Kalili / Oiwi TV/Polynesian Voyaging Society

Nā‘ālehu Anthony is a Hōkūle‘a crewmember,  he is also Chief Executive Director of ‘Oiwi TV, responsible for documentation and website content for the Mālama Honua voyage.

Intro Music: Riptide (Instrumental Version) by The O'Neill Brothers Group

Outro Music:  Hokulea (Star of Gladness) by Herb Ohta Jr. and Jon Yamasato

Increased Enrollment in Summer School Lunch Programs: Nicole Woo   

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It is an undeniable fact of being human: hunger never takes a holiday. For kids in summer school, being hungry doesn’t take a vacation either.  

Intro Music: Friday I'm in Love by The Cure

Outro Music:  Midnight Rider by Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings

The Art of Beer Tasting: Cindy Goldstein

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Cindy Goldstein is a plant biologist researching hops, a certified home brew judge for the last 18 years, and an event planner for Home-brewing On Pacific Shores (HOPS).

Intro Music: All My Friends by the 4onthefloor

Outro Music:  Jolene by Cake