The Conversation: Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Oct 11, 2017

“Slut Walk” Hawaii; Biki Bike Share 3-Month Update 

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“Slut Walk” Hawaii

The local version of a series of protest marches across the country plans to march on the Hawaii State Capitol building on Saturday. It is aimed at confronting and correcting the practice of so-called slut-shaming by parading in revealing clothing.

Intro Music: Radio Daze by The Roots, Blu, P.O.R.N., Dice Raw

Outro Music: Beyond the Beyond by RJD2

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Biki Bike Share 3-Month Update

Bicycle paths are sparse and intermittent, and competition from cars during busy times of the day is intense. But the situation is changing: Three months along, the new Biki Bike Share program has resulted in more than 180,000 rides.

Outro Music: Cidade Nova by Banda do Mar

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Civil Beat Reality Check

Abigail Kawananakoa refers to herself as the last Hawaiian Princess and at 91, has lived a life with all the wealth, privilege, and drama of a fictional potboiler. Now the ongoing dispute over her $200 million estate puts her back into the spotlight.

Outro Music: Sit Down by James