Island Conversations

Island Conversations #19–Miracle at Sea, Part 1

On July 14, 2016, pilots Sydnie Uemoto and David McMahon–both Mokulele Airlines pilots but flying a small

Island Conversations–#18– Alzheimers Research in Hawaii with Dr. Kore Kai Liow

Dr. Kore Kai Liow, who founded Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience, talks with Island Conversations host Sherry Bracken about

Island Conversations–#17–Bonus: Mauna Loa Volcano Upgrade

On Tuesday, July 2, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory raised the alert level for Mauna Loa from the lowest, Normal, green,

Island Conversations – Episode #16–Alzheimers Disease with Patrick Toal

Patrick Toal represents the Alzheimers Association on Hawaii’s Big Island.  He talks with Island Conversations

Island Conversations – Episode #15–-Homelessness on Hawaii Island with Brandee Menino (HOPE Services) and Sharon Hirota (Hawaii County)

Island Conversations host Sherry Bracken talks with Brandee Menino (left in photo) of HOPE Services and Sharon Hirota

Island Conversations – Episode #14–Hawaii County Emergency Response with Bill Hanson and Suzi Bond

Bill Hanson of Hawaii County Civil Defense coordinates the Community Emergency Response Teams, and other volunteer

Island Conversations – Episode #13–Healthy, good food at Kona Community Hospital!

Island Conversations host Sherry Bracken talked with Kona Community Hospital CEO Jay Kreuzer, outreach specialist

Island Conversations – Episode #12–The Battle of Kuamo’o — the battle, the music, the preservation with Herb Mahelona and Kamana Beamer

The Battle of Kuamo’o, at Kuamo’o Battlefield just south of Keauhou Bay, inspired composer Herb Mahelona

Island Conversations – Episode #11–Drugs on the Big Island with Lt. Reynold Kahaliwai and Capt Reed Mahuna

The Vice sections of Hawaii County Police Department address all vices, but drugs are their main focus, especially

Island Conversations–Episode #10–Hawaii County Budget with Council members Tim Richards and Sue Lee Loy

The Hawaii County budget slated to take effect July 1, 2019, is proposed by Mayor Harry Kim at $583 million.  County