Chris Vandercook

Co-Host, The Conversation

Ways to Connect

Occupy Hilo / Flickr

Push to Drive Electric; Psychology of White Collar Crime; Author Jaimal Yogis


Banking for Dispensaries; Technical Challenges of Urban Rail; Women in Business

Hawaii Island Festival of the Birds

Equifax Data Hack; Cleaning West Loch; Birding On The Big Island

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Peace and 9/11; Climate Change and Extreme Weather; ‘Orphan Master’s Son’ Author

Public Domain Pictures

Extending TAT to Vacation Rentals; History of Rail on Oahu; Understanding the Legislative Process  

Public Domain Pictures

Flood Insurance Maps; Life Under Threat from North Korea; Unions in Hawaii   


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DACA in Hawaii; Mapping Hawaii’s Tax Structure; Social Media Marketing    


mrbrkly / Flickr

Legislative Factions; Performance Anxiety; Making Eye-Care Available

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Special Session Wrap-Up; Containing Public Works Costs; Lihue Architecture

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TAT Explained; History of Honolulu Rail; US-India Relationship

JDNX / Flickr

Honolulu Council Chair on Rail; Food Innovation; History of Kakaako


Neighbor Island Perspective on Rail; Opioid Abuse on the Rise; Plant-Based Diets

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Rail Finance; Political Dog Whistles; Molokai Community Plan

The Conversation: Friday, August 25th, 2017

Aug 25, 2017
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center / Flickr

Special Legislative Session; Thoughts from a Former Governor; Smartphone Apps for Farmers

The Conversation: Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Aug 23, 2017
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Surviving Funding Cuts; Alt-Right in Hawaii; Co-Working Space Opens in Honolulu

The Conversation: Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

Aug 22, 2017
Go Greener / Flickr

Bluefin Tuna; Local Sea Level Rise; Accessing Medical Cannabis

The Conversation: Monday, August 21st, 2017

Aug 21, 2017

North Korea Policy Failure; Smoke-Free Cars; Coming Age of Automation

The Conversation: Friday, August 18th, 2017

Aug 18, 2017
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Rail Finances; Internet Freedom; Honolulu Complete Streets

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Later School Start Time; Hokule’a Logistics; Addressing Abandoned Vehicles


ACA Rate Hikes; Kahala Beach Easement; Economic Value of the Arts

The Conversation: Monday, August 14th, 2017

Aug 14, 2017
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Affordable Rentals; Pesticides and Honey; Music from Henry Kapono and Jerry Santos

The Conversation: Friday, August 11th, 2017

Aug 11, 2017
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North Korea; Keeping Calm in Guam; Making the Case for GMO’s

The Conversation: Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Aug 9, 2017
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American Greatness; ‘The Glass Castle’ Director; Hawaii International Music Festival

The Conversation: Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

Aug 8, 2017
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Kapolei, The Second City; Ha’iku Stairs; Neuter-Release Strategy

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Medical Marijuana; Immigrants in Hawaii; Aloha Got Soul

The Conversation: Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Jul 19, 2017
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Aversion to the Homeless; Attorney-Client Privilege; Halting Invasive Algae

The Conversation: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

Jul 18, 2017

Update on Travel Ban Legal Proceedings; Concerns Over Bio-Engineering; Hawaii’s Picture Brides

The Conversation: Monday, July 17th, 2017

Jul 17, 2017
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Battling Invasive Species; Costs of Climate Change; Remembering a Death at Pearl Harbor

The Conversation: Friday, July 14th, 2017

Jul 14, 2017
Concepcion Alicino

Extended conversation on PTSD in our community: Dr. James Spira; Short Film JUVENTUD: Concepcion Alicino

Extended conversation on PTSD in our community: Dr. James SpiraSpira

The Conversation: Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

Jul 12, 2017
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Top National Rail Expert Coming to Honolulu, Dr. Vukan Vuchic; Virtual Reality Homelessness Project: Brian Dote