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INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAI‘I
How Big a Role Will Solar Play in Hawai‘i’s Goals for a Clean Energy Future?
Thurs., April 27, 8:00 pm
The demand in Hawaii for residential rooftop solar permits has declined between 50-70% when you compare any given week in 2012 vs. 2016. The reasons have been widely reported and debated. Where does that leave solar as part of the diverse portfolio of renewable energy resources needed to achieve the State’s ambitious goal? By […]
Thurs., April 20, 8:00 pm
White collar. Blue collar. Police. Firefighters. Nurses. Teachers. Scientists. These are just a few of the professions that make up Hawai‘i’s 14 collective bargaining units, representing thousands of State and County workers. Union representatives are currently negotiating new contracts with the State government. What issues present the biggest challenge in these negotiations? Where […]
Thurs., April 13, 8:00 pm
INSIGHTS explores the tenuous relationship Hawai‘i has had with President Trump, from the “birther” controversy, to Hillary Clinton’s huge local win, and most recently, the State’s lawsuit blocking the President’s travel ban. Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa is among the guests scheduled for this discussion. Your questions and comments are welcome via phone, email and […]
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INSIGHTS explores cyber-security in this modern age of data. Your new big screen smart TV looks innocent enough. But Wikileaks’ latest raft of documents alleged the CIA had created tools to turn smart TVs into bugging devices. Vizio and Netflix already admitted to tracking customer behavior through TV’s. Our smartphones and computers can be […]
Despite taking Hawai‘i’s minimum wage up to $9.25 an hour – and a scheduled increase to $10.10 effective next year – Hawai‘i’s minimum wage workers are faced with an impossible challenge: the biggest gap nationally between a state’s minimum hourly wage and the most basic earnings required to meet the local cost of living. […]