Blogs

Island Conversations #37–Recyling: big changes

As of October 16, 2019, Hawaii County will only recycle cardboard, brown paper bags, and glass.  At some

Island Conversations #36–Little Fire Ants

Little fire ants!  EEEK!  They’re on the Big Island, more on the East side, spreading to the West, East, and

Island Conversations #35–Ironman Triathlon, with Race Director Diana Bertsch

Ironman Triathlon World Championship comes to Kona, on the West side of the Big Island, on Saturday, October 12. 

Island Conversations #34–Keahuolu Courthouse Kona Judiciary, with Chief Justice Mark Rechtenwald

Kona’s brand new Keauolu Courthouse Judiciary Complex was formally opened and blessed on Tuesday, October 1,

Island Conversations #33 — Hilo Medical Center Part 2, with Dan Brinkman, CEO plus memories of KTA Superstores’ Chairman Barry Taniguchi

Island Conversations host Sherry Bracken continues the conversation about Hilo Medical Center’s capabilities

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