The Conversation: Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

Nov 28, 2017

Power Dynamics of Sexual Harassment; Kona Coast Coffee Theft; Habilitat Drug Rehab Program; Extraordinary Stories from an Ordinary 'Ohana

Credit Lee Cataluna


Credit U.S. Army

Power dynamics of Sexual Harassment

The pattern of sexual misconduct seems to repeat itself endlessly; a powerful man uses his position to extort sex from women he sees as subject to his power.

Intro Music: Blues Walk by Lou Donaldson

Outro Music: Titanium (instrumental version) by The O'Neill Brothers Group


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History of Coffee Theft in Kona

A longtime coffee grower and processor charts the decades-long history of coffee theft, from the early days of the industry to the present.

Intro Music: Coffee Beans by Danny Gruff

Outro Music: Coffee Cold (Live) by Galt MacDermot


Credit Habilitat

Christmas Trees and Drug Rehab

Oahu drug treatment facility Habilitat’s method takes addicts through three stages: treatment, re-entry, and post- re-entry.

Outro Music: Kyoto by Steve Brian


Credit Lee Cataluna

Extraordinary Stories from an Ordinary 'Ohana

If you want to learn about Hawaii families, listen to the children.  That is what Lee Cataluna did for her 2016 book “Ordinary ‘Ohana.”

Intro Music: Down Down Down by The Expendables

Outro Music: Ohana by Hawaiian Style Band