Cutting-Edge Bamboo Construction Techonology

Today in Holualoa, coffee farmer and medical practitioner Dr Dick Ran Boranian shared with Science and Technology Seminar students about innovative uses for bamboo in construction on the Big Island of Hawaii. Check out more about their projects at http://www.bamboovillagehawaii.org/in… CC Footage by: bluemarlinfish DICMA TRADE Amble Resorts CC Music: Promised Land by Jingle Punks

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To Riot or Forgive Racial Violence

In the wake of widespread protests, South Carolina church fires and a shooting that left 9 dead, people respond with surprising sentiments of forgiveness. Jeff Rogers reports from Atlanta, Georgia–a cultural hub for African Americans and the Civil Rights movement.

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MERS’s Effect In Hawaii

Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome has gripped South Korea in panic. Hawaii received 23,000 visitors from Seoul in just 2015 alone. Should Hawaii be concerned? Dr. Hoon Parke sheds light on Hawaii’s response to MERS.

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Foreign Volunteers’ Motives Questioned. Nepali Hindus Speak

Are foreigners rebuilding Nepal to manipulate local Hindus? Hannah Marquez reports from Central Nepal.

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40 Spared In Nepal Aftershock

Eyewitnesses tell of “the most amazing thing” that occurred during an aftershock in Jiri, Nepal. Hannah Marquez is reporting on location for GNI.

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