2018 State of the State; Affordability of Solar Batteries; Revival of Canceled Solar Projects; Hound of the Baskervilles
2018 State of the State Recap
Hawaii Governor David Ige gave his annual State of the State address today, focusing on progress in education, homelessness, and transit, but ignoring the controversial missile alert recently sent out in error.
Into Music: Waiting on the Summer by VHS Collection
Outro Music: Regret by New World Order
Affordability of Home Solar Batteries
It is currently very difficult to hook up a home solar system to the electrical grid in Hawaii. One way to get approval is to install a battery system, but their cost can be a major barrier.
Into Music: Finally Moving by Pretty Lights
Outro Music: Cold Game by Myron & E
Revival of Three Canceled Solar Projects
Three solar energy projects on Oahu were canceled when the company sponsoring the projects collapsed. A new group has used crowdfunding to resuscitate them.
Outro Music: American Goldwing by Blitzen Trapper
Civil Beat Reality Check
The U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development has stated that the City and County of Honolulu “squandered” funds allocated by HUD for developing affordable housing.
Outro Music: Make Your Mind Up by Moon Taxi
Baskerville on Stage
The stories of Sherlock Holmes are more drama than comedy, but the stage production “Baskerville” is a more light-hearted take on the irascible English detective.
Into Music: The Garden by Zak Heckendorf
Outro Music: The Hound of the Baskervilles by John Hollingsworth