The Conversation: Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

May 31, 2017

Lessons on Sea Level Rise from King Tides; Involuntary Mental Health Treatment; Films by Kids, for Kids

Waikiki beach during the highest tides of the year, dubbed the 'King Tide.'
Credit UH Sea Grant

Lessons from King Tides: Bradley Romine

Last week’s King Tides offered a glimpse into what Hawaii’s future might look like under sea level rise. 

Intro Music: Wake Up by Mono:Massive

Outro Music: Waterfalls by TLC

KIDS FIRST! Film Festival

The KIDS FIRST film festival highlights films made by kids, about kids, and for kids.

Intro Music: You Da Best by S-Type

Outro Music:  Doodlin' by Ray Charles

Civil Beat Reality Check

Affordable housing unit resales are at the heart of an ongoing debate over whether the rules for the process should change.

Intro Music:  I Can't Stop Thinking About You by Sting

Involuntary Mental Health Treatment: Annette Hanson

The battle over whose rights should take precedence, the mentally ill person’s or society’s, has fueled the fight over involuntary commitment.

Outro Music:  Morse by Nightmares on Wax

Rise Up: A Patriotic Peace: Melina Lillios

Art can be an instrument of social change and that is exactly the goal for Melina Lillios’ upcoming production.

Intro Music: Respect by Aretha Franklin

Outro Music:  Power to the People by John Lennon