Civil Beat: Pod Squad
By Civil Beat
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Host Chad Blair dives into the biggest stories of the week and what they mean for the people of Hawaii. He's joined by Civil Beat reporters who share their insights on issues they cover. Guests often include public officials, civic leaders and members of the community for a roundtable discussion on the hottest topics in Hawaii.
||CleanPod Squad: Gene Ward On ‘Broken Promises’ For Hawaiians||The GOP state representative advocates for more funding and better management of the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands.||9/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPod Squad: Why We Should Stop Punishing Drug Users||The leader of a national drug policy group talks about recreational marijuana and criminal justice reform.||9/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPod Squad: House Speaker Talks About Disaster Relief For Counties||The Pod Squad goes to the Capitol between legislative sessions to catch up with Scott Saiki.||8/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPod Squad: Why Ed Case Wants To Go Back To DC||The former congressman makes the case for Ed Case.||7/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPod Squad: Why Kim Coco Iwamoto Is Running For LG||The only candidate in the Democratic field who isn’t an elected official says she doesn’t see the post as a stepping stone to higher office.||7/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPod Squad: Jill Tokuda’s Personal Bid To Be Hawaii LG||The Democratic state senator speaks about formative lifetime experiences that shaped her as she now seeks higher office.||7/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPod Squad: What’s Next For Medical Aid In Dying?||Now that Hawaii has become the seventh state to pass the law, an education campaign is underway.||5/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPod Squad: Ravi Shankar Talks Peace And Happiness In Honolulu||The spiritual leader and founder of the Art of Living Foundation seeks to relieve individual stress, societal problems and violence.||4/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPod Squad: AARP’s National President Backs A Retirement Savings Board||Eric Schneidewind visits Hawaii to advocate for a bill at the Hawaii Legislature calling for helping employees through payroll deductions.||3/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPod Squad: Getting Guns Out Of The Wrong Hands||Supporters of a bill to speed up surrender of firearms after court action say it could save lives, especially in domestic abuse cases.||3/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPod Squad: Why This Longtime Advocate Is Running For City Council||Hawaii Kai activist Natalie Iwasa thinks elected officials aren’t listening to what the community is saying.||3/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPod Squad: Rep. John Mizuno Calls Medical Aid In Dying A ‘Civil Right’||The Hawaii legislative leader talks about what has changed to put the controversial measure on the brink of passage.||3/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPod Squad: Henk Rogers Makes The Case For The Thirty Meter Telescope||The Blue Planet founder says one of the things that makes Mauna Kea a magical place are the telescopes that have furthered human knowledge.||2/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPod Squad: Kauai Mayor Carvalho — Politician, Musician, LG?||The longtime Garden Island leader now has his sights on the state’s No. 2 gig.||2/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPod Squad: Why Republican Andria Tupola Wants To Be Governor||The House minority leader says the state’s myriad challenges require bipartisan cooperation and dynamic leadership.||2/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Hawai'i's McLaughlin Group
Just like The McLaughlin Group...for Hawai'i...but younger and in Aloha-wear.
Strongly disagree. Whoever that guest was is the reason for the problems now. The congestion is due to poorly designed on-ramp and off-ramp. Trying to merge is causing the problem. Need circular on and off. Too many idiots running the show in Hawaii. More bureaucracy is not the solution.