The Conversation: Monday, July 10th, 2017

Jul 10, 2017

Public Housing Tenant Rights: Victor Geminiani; Jamarek Atherton Concert: Kapono Ciotti & Kahnma

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Public Housing Tenant Rights: Victor Geminiani

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A tenants rights’ case is again active. It’s being brought by a Hawaii Island senior in public housing. Victor Geminiani of the public interest law firm Hawaii Appleseed tells us what it could mean for others.

Intro Music: Blue Skies by Noah and The Whale

Outro Music: Intro by the Xx

 Jamarek Atherton Concert: Kapono Ciotti & Kahnma

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Kahnma K and Kapono Ciotti of the band Jamarek celebrate the music of South and West Africa.

Intro Music: Kaponofoli By Jamarek

Outro Music: Sweet Mother by Jamarek

Civil Beat Reality Check

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A man with a criminal past wants to sell his Black Point home and give 200 thousand to a foundation to build homes for the houseless. He hopes to get as much as 7 million for the property...but is that - and the money for the donation - realistic to accomplish his goal?

Outro Music: Stunt Expo 2004 by Alexandre Desplat

Mentally Ill Inmate Care in Hawaii: Kat Brady

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What is the public safety obligation to mentally ill inmates - and is it being met? Kat Brady of the Community Alliance on Prisons weighs in.

Outro Music: Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum from Children's Corner by Bela Fleck

Kalani Whitford is directing the Maui Onstage production 9 to 5

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Maui Onstage’s Production of 9 to 5 takes the humdrum out of the workaday world.

Intro Music: Nine to Five from cast recording of the Musical 9 to 5

Outro Music: Zebra by Beach House