Opioids in Hawaii; Repatriating Hawaiian Bones; Aloha From Lavaland
Opioid Use in Hawaii
According to the Centers for Disease Control, drug overdose deaths in Hawaii increased by 83 percent between 2006 and 2014. That’s a growth rate more than double the national average.
Intro Music: Miles of Skyline by River Whyless
Outro Music: Aloha Shirts by Tomas Fosch Trio
Chronicling Pahoa’s Close Encounter with Lava
Intro Music: Volcano by Damien Rice
Outro Music: Antenna by Bonobo
Civil Beat Reality Check
The Honolulu City Council is set to vote Wednesday on Mayor Caldwell’s nominees, who would join the oversight panel amid a corruption scandal at HPD.
Outro Music: Emotions and Math by Margaret Glaspy
Repatriating Hawaiian Bones
A 26-year effort has culminated with the return of several Hawaiian bones from a state museum in the German region of Saxony.
Outro Music: Constellations (feat. Jack Johnson) by Kawika Kahiapo
Culinary Apprentice Program
Kapiolani Community College has launched an apprenticeship program to help perspective chefs learn the art and science of cooking.
Intro Music: Rise Up by Esera Tuaolo (From NBC's The Voice)
Outro Music: Bicycle Song by Red Hot Chili Peppers