Ethical Questions Surround Marshallese Adoptions; Future of the Handivan; New Charter School in Ewa Beach
Future of the Handivan: Wes Frysztacki
For people with disabilities and elders who do not drive, Oahu’s Handivan is a lifeline to independence. The system provides 3500 rides per day from 180 vehicles for only 2 dollars per ride.
Intro Music: Rewind (feat. Sophie Strauss) by Wingtip
Outro Music: Carry The Zero by Built To Spill
New Charter School Approved in Ewa Beach: Zach Diionno
It started as a conversation five years ago. How could educators and community leaders offer options and opportunity to Ewa Beach kids?
Intro Music: Beach Party by Air France
Outro Music: An Argument With Myself by Jens Lekman
Civil Beat Reality Check
A new campaign to sweep homeless camps is reviving an old question: do sweeps lead more people into shelters or just to another community?
Outro Music: Tighten Up by The Black Keys
Ethical Questions Surround Marshallese Adoptions: Kristine Altwies
Over a decade ago, Kristine Altwies became alarmed at the number of babies trafficked from the Republic of the Marshall Islands. With the number of Marshallese adoptions on the rise, she is again concerned.
Outro Music: Controlla (feat. Popcaan) by Drake
Hawaii Island Blue Zones Project: Dan Buettner
Hawaii County was recently declared a ‘Blue Zone’ or one of the places around the world where people lived exceptionally long lives.
Outro Music: Fot I Hose by Casiokids