Maureen Corrigan, book critic for NPR's Fresh Air, is The Nicky and Jamie Grant Distinguished Professor of the Practice in Literary Criticism at Georgetown University. She is an associate editor of and contributor to Mystery and Suspense Writers (Scribner) and the winner of the 1999 Edgar Award for Criticism, presented by the Mystery Writers of America. In 2019, Corrigan was awarded the Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing by the National Book Critics Circle.
DHHL Director Kali Watson briefed members of the Act 279 Working Group in September on the agency’s plans to set aside the $600 million by its June 2025 deadline. Despite initial concerns that the department would not be able to spend the money in time, he says they’ve already put to use nearly a third of that money. HPR's Kuʻuwehi Hiraishi has the story.