The Conversation: Monday, April 17th, 2017

Apr 17, 2017

Best Practices in Child Abuse Cases; Geospatial Data Portal; Remembering Kindertransport

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Office of Planning Launches GIS Data Portal: Arthur Buto

Geographic Information Systems, or GIS, can be used for numerous applications. Here a GIS overlay shows areas flooded in New Orleans, Louisiana during Hurricane Katrina.
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The Hawaii State Office of Planning has launched a public database using Geographic Information System to provide environmental data to citizens and government offices.

Intro Music: Mooncalf by Active Bird Community

Outro Music: Young Folks by Peter Bjorn and John

Remembering Kindertransport: Dennis Salle

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Kindertransport was an evacuation effort that saved thousands of Jewish children from death in Nazi Germany on the eve of World War II.

Intro Music: Friend of the Devil by Mumford & Sons

Outro Music: How Much A Dollar Cost by Kendrick Lamar

Civil Beat Reality Check: Papahanaumokuakea Protections

Long line fishing vessels moored in Honolulu. Long line fishermen are lobbying for a reduction in fishing restrictions around Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument.
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The fight to undermine protections of the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument are escalating.

Outro Music: Stories Upon Your Lips by The Rambling Wheels

Learning Best Practices in Child Abuse Cases: Kerry Ach

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The Children’s Justice Center identifies lessons some that can be learned from the child abuse case of Peyton Valiente.

Intro Music: Stories Upon Your Lips by The Rambling Wheels

Outro Music: Red Hot Lights by Moon Taxi

What Does Ohana Look Like? Kaylynn Drake

A 15-year old girl on Kauai is curating a photography contest with the theme ‘What does ohana look like?’

Intro Music: Wake Up Where You Are by State of Sound

Outro Music: Standing On the Shore by Empire of the Sun