The Conversation: Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Jun 23, 2017

UHERO report, about EVs: Dave Rohlf; Brain Health/Dementia: Dr. Kamal Masaki

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UHERO report, about EVs: Dave Rohlf

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This month the UH Economic Research Organization released a paper on the influence of states policies on EV adoption in the years from 2011 to 2015. We spoke with HADA to see how changing policies plus relatively low gas prices are affecting Hawaii EV sales.

Intro Music: Life is a Highway by Rascal Flatts

Outro Music: Drive My Car by The Beatles

Brain Health/Dementia: Dr. Kamal Masaki

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Dr. Kamal Masaki, Chair of the Department of Geriatric Medicine at the John A. Burns School to explain the difference between how dementia fits into the continuum of Alzheimer's disease as opposed to dementia.

Intro Music: Jonathan Johansson: Stockholm (Azure Blue Remix)

Outro Music:  Fishing The Sky by Appleseed Cast

Civil Beat Reality Check

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The head of Hawaii’s aquatic resource division says he’s not sure lawmakers “knew what they were doing” when they passed a bill phasing out aquarium fishing. DLNR Is urging Governor Ige to veto the bill.

Outro Music: Le Temps de La'amour by Francoise Hardy

Key takeaways from VERGE Hawaii, Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit: Joel Makower

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How the state can get there while injecting positive economic growth was the focus of this week’s VERGE Hawaii, Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit.

Intro Music: Better Days by Edward Sharp & The Magnetic Zeros

Outro Music:  Earthboy by Diiv

Western Winds Tour: Taimane

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Taimane’s brilliance as a performer has continued to grow and draw a devoted following. In a few weeks, she’ll head off to the mainland on her Western Winds

Intro Music: Bodysurfing by Taimane

Outro Music:  Earth Mother by Taimane