Blogs

Island Conversations #32– Hilo Medical Center, Part 1, with CEO Dan Brinkman

Hilo Medical Center Chief Executive Dan Brinkman and Island Conversations host Sherry Bracken talk about Hilo Medical

Island Conversations #31 — Greenwell Family History with Maile Melrose

In Part 2, Greenwell family historian Maile Melrose tells Island Conversations host Sherry Bracken the rest of the

Island Conversations #30 (Bonus)–30 Big Island residents win “Oscar of Physics”

After ten years of work, in April, 2019,  the announcement was made worldwide that 8 telescopes around the world

Island Conversations #29–Greenwell Family History, Part 1, with Maile Melrose

Maile Melrose is the great granddaughter of Henry Nicholas Greenwell, who arrived on the Big Island in 1850.  Now,

Island Conversations #28–Old Hawaii on Horseback

Palani Ranch owner Joan “Fluffy” Greenwell Anderson and Pat Bergin, both involved with Paniolo

Island Conversations #27–Developing a Business Plan and the HIPlan Business Plan Competition

Do you want to create a new business, or is your business changing?  Is it maybe not as successful as you want? 

Island Conversations #26-Bonus podcast, water in Kilauea Volcano crater with geophysicist Jim Kauahikaua

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory geophysicist updates us on the water in Halema’uma’u Crater of Kilauea

Island Conversations #25–water in Halema’uma’u, Kilauea and Mauna Loa Update, Observatory Update

Island Conversations host Sherry Bracken talks with Hawaiian Volcano Observatory geophysicist Jim Kauahikaua  about

Island Conversations #24–Health Related Documents, with Attorney Darl Gleed and Dr. Norm Goody

Dr. Norm Goody and Kona attorney Darl Gleed talk with Island Conversations host Sherry Bracken about the

Island Conversations #23 –Legal and health documents we need to know about–Attorney Darl Gleed, Dr. Norm Goody

Wills, trusts, HIPPA releases, Powers of Attorney for Health Care and Finances–it can be overwhelming.  Kona

Island Conversations #22–Alcohol and Substance Abuse Treatment on Big Island–Dr Hannah Preston-Pita with BISAC and Brandee Menino

We’ve talked about homeless solutions on the Big Island of Hawaii, but helping those with drug and alcohol

Island Conversations #21–California and Hawaii earthquakes, and Mauna Loa update

In a bonus podcast, Island Conversations host Sherry Bracken talks with USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory

Island Conversations #20–Miracle at Sea, Part 2

On July 14, 2016, commercial pilots Sydnie Uemoto and David McMahon were flying a small private plane from

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 #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