The Conversation: Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Jun 13, 2017

Bringing Healthcare Back to Schools; Meals on Wheels Funding Under Threat; Hokule’a Crewmembers Return

Credit Na'alehu Anthony / Polynesian Voyaging Society

Bringing Healthcare Back to Schools: Mary Boland

Credit Mary Boland

Public schools were once hubs of childhood healthcare. The UH School of Nursing and the state DOE are looking to bring back those days with the expansion of its program Hawai′i Keiki: Healthy and Ready to Learn.

Intro Music: Out Of My System by Youngr

Outro Music: Wondervisions by Delicate Steve

Hokulea Crewmembers: Vance Farrant & Miki Tomita

Credit Na'alehu Anthony / Polynesian Voyaging Society

Two hundred forty-five crewmembers participated onboard the Hokulea in the Malama Honua Worldwide Voyage.

Intro Music: Black Market by Weather Report

Outro Music:  No Na Mamo by Taj Mahal and The Hula Blues Band

Civil Beat Reality Check

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A bill sitting on Governor Ige’s desk would prevent the state from issuing new permits for aquarium fish collection.

Outro Music:  They Also Mourn Who Do Not Wear Black by Sufjan Stevens

Lanakila Meals on Wheels Funding Threatened: Lori Lau  

Credit Lori Lau / Lanakila Pacific

Three months ago, Meals on Wheels became the example of what could be lost should federal funding be cut as proposed in the President’s budget.

Outro Music: Such (A One Year Stem) by Parlour

Kumu Kahua Theatre stages Lee Cataluna’s Latest Work: Wil Kahele

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Kumu Kahua Theatre is Hawaii’s playhouse for displaying work by and about Hawai’i’s people.

Intro Music: Someone's Second Kiss by RJD2

Outro Music:  Tu Moi Aussi? by Urbs