Baby Hammerhead Sharks, Sit and Lie Ban Extension, Reality Check, Disaster Preparation, Hawaii/Paris Series
Baby Hammerhead Sharks
The state is following up on tips that have come in after it offered a reward for information about a mass killing of hammerhead sharks pups in the Keehi harbor area. Jason Redula is with the Department of Land and Natural Resources’s Division of Conservation Enforcement unit.
Intro Music: Pollen by The Lickets
Outro Music: Bad Bad News by Leon Bridges
Mayor Proposes to Expand Sit and Lie Ban
Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell, expressing growing frustration with O’ahu’s homeless problem, is asking the City Council to approve a policy he had previously vetoed -- the so-called “sit-lie ban” -- with two bills that would expand the practice island-wide. Alani Apio, homeless advocate and community organizer, joins us to discuss the proposed extension.
Intro Music: Privacy (Instrumental) by Quasimoto
Outro Music: Sax on Fire by Kato
The head of the Office of Elections’ voter services section calls cybersecurity a “changing threat landscape,” and the federal government is giving the State money to deal with it. The story is in today’s Civil Beat, and Editor Patti Epler joins us with today’s Reality Check.
Outro Music: Newsbeat by Vulfpeck
HiEMA, State Hazard Mitigation Officer
Tonight Hawaii Emergency Management officials will be in Maui for an open house meeting. They are winding up a series of meetings to get feedback on a draft plan to help make us more resilient as a state in the event of a natural disaster. We spoke with HIEMA’s David Kennard about this latest effort.
Intro Music: Revolution by Guitarra
Outro Music: The Crying Room by Television Personalities
Intro Music: Ka Makani Ka'ili Aloha by Gabby Pahinui
Outro Music: Oiwi E by Various Artists (Presented by Mana Maoli)