The Conversation: Friday, April 14th, 2017

Apr 14, 2017

Federal Funding Restrictions to Family Planning; Dog Attacks in Kakaako; Designing a Sustainable Future

Kaka'ako Waterfront Park's ownership created jurisdictional challenges to addressing the stray dog problem.
Credit Wikimedia Commons

Title 10 Funding Restricted from Family Planning Centers: Christine Charbonneau

This week, President Trump signed a resolution allowing states to withhold federal Title 10 funds from full-service family planning centers.

Intro Music: Do You Believe? by Poolside

Outro Music: Canto De Ossanha by Jurassic 5

Composer Michael-Thomas Foumai

Michael-Thomas Foumai is a young Composer and UH instructor whose composition “Manookian Murals,” has just earned him an ASCAP award.

Intro Music: Movement No. 3 - Hawaiian Boy and Girl

Outro Music: Movement No. 2 - The Arrival of Captain Cook

Civil Beat Reality Check: PUC Appointee

Among all of this legislative session’s appointment confirmation hearings, one is notably missing: the Governor’s appointee to the Public Utilities Commission.

Outro Music: Mr. Writer by Stereophonics

Jurisdictional Challenges, Dog Attacks Plague Kakaako Park: Harold Han

Until yesterday, the Hawaiian Humane Society was unable to respond to repeated reports of dog attacks in a Kakaako park.

Intro Music: Preservation (single) by The Kinks

Outro Music: You're So Desireable - Sunday People Remix by Billie Holiday, Hasan Nasser, Sultan Nasser

Building Voices Design Fest: Cathi Ho Schar

A local competition asks participants to concentrate on housing for all, food autonomy, resource independence, community centered mobility, healthy citizens.

Intro Music: What You Waiting For by Robert Palmer

Outro Music: Arizona by Kings of Leon