Catherine Cruz

Catherine Cruz is the Host of The Conversation and a member of HPR’s news team. She has been a television reporter in Hawai‘i since 1983 and has won a number of awards and respect from a statewide audience. She spent more than thirty years at KITV, covering beats from government to education and health. Originally from Guam, Cruz is also a co-founder and former Board member and programming chair of Pacific Islanders in Communication (PIC). Catherine is a graduate of San Francisco State University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.

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National Park Service

Coral Satellite Imaging; Voices of Science Podcast: Coral Bleaching in the Pacific; Misconduct in Kealoha Plea; The Legend of Ko'olau Play; Ethnic Diversity in Local Dining

Flickr

Update on the Waikiki Natatorium; Legislator talks special funds; White nationalists claim aloha for radio show; Artist talks about his experimental homemade film; Gardeners on at Turtle Bay Community Gardens

Wikipedia

Managing Mauna Kea; New book collects stories from Kilauea eruption; Aloha for Iran; Seabury Hall plays Catch Me If You Can

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Contextualizing history and demise of Kapu System; NEH Chairman gets firsthand look at reach of federal dollars; Support for $3-Million Playground; Will you take “The Coral Pledge?”; Centuries old Torah survives Holocaust  

Wikimedia

Reactions to state subpoena of Airbnb host records; Maui Water Case Goes to the Supreme Court; Improving the relationship between police and the community; Local performer Loretta Ables Sayre

Courtesy of the Golden Rule Crew

The Golden Rule Sails Again; Music of Richard Cheese; Uncertain Future for Hawaii Gas; Hawaii’s Arbor Day History

Wikimedia

Vacation Rentals on Big Island Face Neighbor Complaints; Digitized Hawaiian Newspapers Opens Up New Opportunities for Researchers; Trying to Teach Hawaii Kids How to Swim; Archaeologists Researches Connection Between Heiau and the Stars

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New Federal Regulations on Hemp; Night Marchers Movie Reboot; Easy Access to e-cigs; Honolulu Funding the Arts; Halloween Storyteller

iStock

Call in show discussing solar energy in Hawaii. Guests include:

  • Melissa Miyashiro, managing director of strategy and policy at Blue Planet Foundation and who serves on the state’s Greenhouse Gas Sequestration Task Force. 
  • William Giese, executive director of the Hawaii Solar Energy Association. Giese’s work focuses on policy analysis, creation, and advocacy of clean energy policies.
  • Peter Rosegg, senior spokesman for Hawaiian Electric Companies.
  • Marco Mangelsdorf, president of ProVision Solar in Hilo. He has been in the solar energy and renewable energy field since 1978. 

flickr

Political prisoners in Hawaii; Hanapepe Massacre; Kahuku Wind Farm Violation; State Capitol Tapestry

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Servco Pacific, Inc.

Servco's CEO shares his insight on how we'll be getting around town; Pacific Islanders in Communications tell us about an upcoming summit and feel good pitch session; Power struggle over Maui's wastewater fight; New York mixologist returns home for Hawaii Food & Wine Festival

Flickr

Chamber of Commerce Hawaii on protests effects on business and development; Hawaii International Film Festival to highlight European cinema; Crickets for lunch; Pacific Islanders face roadblocks to get immigration documents

Stephanie Castillo

DHHL Foreclosures; Hanapepe Massacre Documentary; Breaking Development in Kealoha Case; Honolulu Climathon 2019; Local Product Home for UH-Air Force Game

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Marine Technology Society; Business of Recycling; HART Staffer Legal Woes; ANA Music Festival

Flickr

Immigration & Kona Coffee Workers; UH Computer Glitch; Push-back on Wind and Solar; Hawaii Woodworking

Catherine Cruz

45th annual Honolulu Intertribal Powwow focuses on missing and murdered indigneous women; New book captures signage of Hawaii's mid-century architecture; Report says billions of dollars needed to fix state's aging infrastructure; Having a laugh with the Hawaii Sketch Comedy Festival

Pixabay

Marine Debris Research; DHHL Acting Director: William Aila, Wake Island Money Pit, National Archives Month

Flickr

DHHL: William Aila; New Hike in Harbor Fees; EIS Rules; Heart Transplant Athlete

Tim Tricas

University of Hawaii biologist Tim Tricas has been listening and recording the fantastic sounds of Hawaii's coral reef inhabitants; Kuleana filmmaker Brian Kohne tells us about the challenges of marketing an independent film; an interview with Fred Barberia, KTUH's first GM, on the station's 50th anniversary; the latest on the adoption scheme targeting vulnerable Micronesian mothers.

Flickr

Local startup gets funding from NASA, Air Force; Hawaii Energy helps nonprofits go green; Hawaii's GOP stands by Trump; Ag Conference wants to grow students

UH Master Lease on Mauna Kea; Lawmaker Rundown on Mauna Kea; Marathon Runner and Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me Host Peter Sagal; Kidney Transplant Legacy

German Benevolent Society of Honolulu

German group seeks to restore historic gate; HI Arts Lab's modern take on Dichterliebe; Winding down the Damon Estate; Relocating Maui's endangered birds

Wikimedia Commons

Menehune Mystery; Mission Houses Living History; Tourism "Green Fee"; New Zealand Ohia

Men's March Against Violence

March against domestic violence recruits businessmen; Paralympian curler offers life lessons; Hot water bleaches coral reefs; UH professor takes deep dive down Mariana Trench

Flickr

Cyber-security; CEO of Corporation for Public Broadcasting; Kealoha Update; Aerial LFA Treatment

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