Healthcare Impacts to Hawaii; New Water Quality Notification Standards; Perfecting Public Speaking
Senate Healthcare Bill vs. Obamacare: Jessica Yamauchi
Hawaii Public Health Institute executive director Jessica Yamauchi says the focus on Medicaid is screening out another important part of what would happen under the Senate bill: the Public Health and Prevention Fund would cease in October.
Intro Music: I Can't Help It Esperanza Spalding
Outro Music: From the Window of My Room by Dorena
Perfecting Public Speaking with Toastmasters: Stanley Yuen
Toastmasters addresses the fear that is routinely listed as among our worst: the dread of speaking in public.
Intro Music: Morning Sun by Potato Potato
Outro Music: Future People by Alabama Shakes
Civil Beat Reality Check
Projects that promote transit-enhanced neighborhoods can get special permits for higher and denser development. But are developers getting a sweet deal at the expense of workers who need housing they can afford?
Outro Music: Lifting the Sea by The Hunts
Public Notification Standards for Water Quality: Stuart Yamada
The EPA is changing its approach to how beach water quality will be tested under the Clean Water Act.
Outro Music: Waves by Bahamas
The 1947 Broadway musical “Finian’s Rainbow” was ahead of its time in many ways. While it delivered the standard musical comedy tropes of a sweet romance and silly subplots, it had some bite to it: using humor to attack the racism that was all too prevalent in those postwar years.
Intro Music: If This Isn't Love by Finian's Rainbow Ensemble
Outro Music: Look to the Rainbow (Dance) by Burton Lane