Island Conversations

Island Conversations #59–Coronavirus and flu with Drs. Peter Locatelli and Dickran Boranian

Coronavirus is scary, and the numbers and information changes daily.  But influenza–flu–is pretty

Island Conversations #58–Sen Kai Kahele, US Congress Candidate

State Senator Kai Kahele (D-Hilo) is running for United States Congress, to represent the Second Congressional

Island Conversations #57 — Hawaii Island Food Basket and upcoming food and cash drive

Tommy Ching (aka Kahikina, aka The Polynesian Pirate) is just starting his 20th annual around-the-island food and

Island Conversations #56–Pulse Point–saving Big Island lives

Hawaii County Fire Department has joined 3800 other communities in using Pulse Point, a free app you can download to

Island Conversations #55–Invasive Species, with Franny Brewer of the Big Island Invasive Species Committee

Franny Brewer with the Big Island Invasive Species Committee talks with host Sherry Bracken about invasive species,

Island Conversations #54–Heart Health, Hula, and Blood Pressure

There was a five year study, recently shared at an American Heart Association meeting, showing that hula can help

Island Conversations #53 –Measles and vaccinations in Hawaii

With the measles outbreak in Samoa that has sickened thousands and killed 82 (so far), there was concern about

Island Conversations #52–a new budget approach? Hawaii County Council members Sue Lee Loy and Ashley Kierkiewicz

Can the Hawaii County Budget process be done differently?  Sue Lee Loy and Ashley Kierkiewicz, Hawaii County Council

Island Conversations #51–Japanese come to West Hawaii, with Walter Kunitake

Kona coffee farmer Walter Kunitake talks with Island Conversations host Sherry Bracken about the Japanese who left

Island Conversations #50–the Japanese in Hawaii, with Arnold Hiura of the Hawaii Japanese Center

The first Japanese arrived in the State 151 years ago.  Arnold Hiura of the Hawaii Japanese Center in Hilo spoke