The Conversation: Monday, May 1st, 2017

May 1, 2017

HART Recovery Plan; New Strategies for Dyslexic Students; ‘A Few Good Men’ On Stage

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Honolulu Rail Recovery Plan: K.N. Murthy

HART's Interim Executive Director, K.N. Nurthy, was brought in from Los Angeles to get the troubled rail project back on track.
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Managers of the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transit delivered a plan to get the troubled rail project back on track. 

Intro Music: Whole Life Story by Passion Pit

Outro Music:  John Lennon by Citizen Cope

A Few Good Men on Stage: Rick Scheideman

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The stage adaptation challenges us to think about the gray areas in which armed forces operate

Intro Music: A Few Good Men (Reprise) by Mateo Pascual

Outro Music:  Fishing Blues - Instrumental by Atmosphere

Civil Beat Reality Check: Made in Hawaii

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‘Made in Hawaii’ has marketing cache, but how many of the products bearing that label are actually made here?

Outro Music: Please Help Me by Ryan Adams

Strategies for Dyslexic Students: Ronald Yoshimoto

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A conference this week is setting out to help public school teachers learn how to help their dyslexic students. 

Intro Music: Ocelot by Emancipator

Outro Music: Galapagos by Emancipator

Dance of the Bees: Angel Prince

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Bees are mysterious creatures, with an elaborate social organization, methods of communication we’re only beginning to understand. 

Intro Music: Circles by machineheart, Vanic

Outro Music: I'm a King Bee by Harpo Slim