The Conversation: Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Sep 14, 2017

Push to Drive Electric; Psychology of White Collar Crime; Author Jaimal Yogis

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Island Electric Drive Program

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Hawaii’s drivers are turning to electric cars in greater numbers than ever; sales went up 26 percent last year.

Intro Music: Jazzy by Emapea

Outro Music: Electric Avenue by International YOYO Orchestra

Psychology of White Collar Criminals

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What drives successful, wealthy professionals with no history of unlawful behavior to commit a major white-collar crime?

Intro Music: Priory Hall by White Collar Boy

Outro Music: Tape Machine by STRFKR

Civil Beat Reality Check

Taipei, Taiwan, was the all-expenses-paid destination for several state lawmakers, according to recent gifts disclosures.
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The gifts local lawmakers routinely get range from tiny to lavish, from innocent to dubious.

Outro Music: The Depression Dance by Jim Bryson

All Our Waves Are Water

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Jaimal Yogis, author of Saltwater Buddha tells us how he draws inspiration from and finds peace in the ocean.

Outro Music: Rebirth of Cool by DJ Cam Quartet

Next Steps in the TMT Case

Mauna Kea summit area, near the proposed site for the TMT.
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The State Board of Land and Natural Resources will hear oral arguments in the Contested Case Hearing for the Thirty Meter Telescope next Wednesday in Hilo.

Intro Music: Dark Water and Stars by Natural Calamity

Outro Music: We A'int Gonna Die Today - Instrumental Version by Atmosphere