The Conversation: Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Apr 18, 2017

March for Science; Clean Transportation Benchmark; Photographing South Asia

A shot of Kathmandu, Nepal from Christopher Cole's exhibit 'The Global South.'
Credit Christopher Cole / Honolulu Museum of Art


Clean Transportation Future: Jeff Mikulina

A prototype hydrogen powered vehicle from Toyota.
Credit Wikipedia

Advocates say our state has forgotten something in the quest for a clean energy future: how the majority of us get around.

Intro Music: Mr. Maybe by Foreseeable Futures

Outro Music: Beyond The Beyond by RJD2

‘The Illusion’ Comes to Mid-Pacific Institute: Alex Monti Fox

The 17th Century playwright Pierre Corneille explored that idea in “The Illusion,” or L’Illusion Comique, in which a father turns to magic to see three different versions of his estranged son’s life.

Intro Music: Night and Day - Steel String Remix by U2

Outro Music: Four Winds by Bright Eyes

Civil Beat Reality Check: Police Body Camera

The Kauai Police Department is the first and only law enforcement agency in Hawaii to fully implement body cameras.
Credit Nick Grube / Civil Beat

On Kauai, though, body cams are making a substantive difference, so why are other countries having such difficulty implementing them?

Outro Music: Stories Skyway Avenue by We the Kings

Earth Day March for Science: Mark Hixon

Credit March for Science Hawaii

Around the country and in several places in Hawaii, scientists and advocates for the value of empirical data will March for Science.

Outro Music: Mastermind by Grace Potter and The Nocturnals

The Global South: Christopher Cole

Christopher Cole spent years shooting urban areas of Afghanistan and Nepal with a Deardorff 8 x 10 view camera. 

Kathmandu, Nepal.
Credit Christopher Cole / Honolulu Museum of Art

Intro Music: Lyle Smiles by Jim Beloff and Hal Blaine

Outro Music: Cheap Thrills by Veena Srivani