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INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAIʻI is a live public affairs show that is also available online through live streaming. Your questions and comments are welcome via phone, email, Twitter or live blogging.
Air Date: Thu, Apr 5, 2018 8:00 PM
The leading cause of fatal injuries among 15-to-24-year-olds in Hawai‘i is suicide. On the next INSIGHTS, we’ll talk with local professionals who work with teens, their families and schools. We’ll also hear from Paul Gionfrido, CEO of Mental Health America, who calls suicide “a stage-four event in a mental illness.
Air Date: Thu, Mar 29, 2018 8:00 PM
Our criminal justice system is a unique balance of moving parts – forces tasked with protecting the community, as well as the rights of the accused. INSIGHTS convenes representatives of these multiple forces, including American Civil Liberties Union Hawai‘i, the Prosecuting Attorney, the Public Defender and the probation system, for this live discussion.
Air Date: Thu, Mar 15, 2018 8:00 PM
Kaua‘i Chief of Police Darryl Perry. Hawai‘i Island Police Chief Paul Ferreira. From Maui County, Police Chief Tivoli Faaumu. And Honolulu Police Department’s new leader, Chief Susan Ballard. INSIGHTS brings you an unprecedented live broadcast – a conversation with our four chiefs.
Air Date: Thu, Mar 8, 2018 8:00 PM
If there’s really been a sea change – a new awareness and intolerance for sexual harassment of all kinds – millennials will be the generation that makes it stick. We’ll hear from local millennials about their views on the potential for a new era of enlightenment, respect and equality.
Air Date: Thu, Mar 1, 2018 8:00 PM
According to a recent Aloha United Way report, nearly 50 percent of Hawai‘i households are unable to make ends meet.
Air Date: Thu, Feb 22, 2018 8:00 PM
The false alarm alert from Hawai‘i’s Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA) on January 13 may have been a wake-up call for everyone. According to a report released this week, Hawai‘i has a long way to go to adequately prepare for a nuclear disaster – or any kind of disaster.
Air Date: Thu, Feb 15, 2018 8:00 PM
Rising sea levels are a concern here in Hawai‘i and other coastal communities around the world. In December 2017, the State Climate Commission accepted the first major study on Hawai‘i’s vulnerability to rising sea levels.
Air Date: Thu, Feb 8, 2018 8:00 PM
Previously on INSIGHTS, the daughter of a stroke victim talked about her experience trying to find a nursing home and qualify for Medicaid coverage, while she coped with the realities of her mother’s future.
Air Date: Thu, Feb 1, 2018 8:00 PM
Hawai‘i has the highest life expectancy in the nation for people over 65 years of age, with women living on average six years longer than men. Long lifespans, of course, have ramifications on personal finances. Meanwhile, more and more kūpuna and their adult children are challenged by new and stricter Medicaid eligibility requirements.
Air Date: Thu, Jan 25, 2018 8:00 PM
INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAI‘I revisits one of the program’s most popular discussion topics from last year – online security. From the internet, to mobile devices, to virtual worlds, it’s becoming more challenging to discern between genuine threats and ones exacerbated by the media. Meanwhile, cyber-criminals are becoming increasingly aggressive in their strategies.
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