The Conversation: Monday, July 3rd, 2017

Jul 3, 2017

Patriotism in America HPU Professor Dr. Jon Davidann; Honolulu Community College Voyaging Course: Captain Robert Perkins

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Patriotism in America HPU Professor Dr. Jon Davidann

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Partisan politics continues to cleave the nation - and there’s no end in sight...so what does it mean to be a patriot in these times?

Intro Music: 1976 by RJD2

Outro Music: We Shall Overcome by Bruce Springsteen

Honolulu Community College Voyaging Course: Captain Robert Perkins

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Polynesian Navigation was once a dying art, now it’s a course of instruction at Honolulu Community College.

Intro Music: Ukulele Bounce by Roy Smeck

Outro Music:  Urban Photograph by Urban Cone

Civil Beat Reality Check

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Millions of years ago, endemic plants began their lives in Hawaii. Today, one botanist is trying to save them.

Intro Music: Urban Photograph by Urban Cone

Women’s Peace Delegation: Lisa Grandinetti

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A women’s peace delegation has recently returned from Okinawa. One young activist was among them. We’ll talk with Unite Here Local 5community organizer Lisa Grandinetti.

Intro Music:  One Big Love by Patty Griffin

Outro Music: Farmhosue by Phish

TAG’s Production of Honk, Jr.: Swaine Kaui

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The Actor’s Group production of Honk Jr. reminds young people that being different isn’t so bad after all.

Intro Music: A Poultry Tale from Honk! The Musical

Outro Music: Things Will Change by Treetop Flyers