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The Conversation: HTA Tracks Visitor and Resident Destinations; Remembering Haunani-Kay Trask

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  • Jennifer Chun, the director of the Hawai'i Tourism Authority's Tourism Research, on tracking geolocation data from visitors and residents as pandemic restrictions relax | Full Segment
  • HPR reporter Casey Harlow discusses what Hawai'i lawmakers are saying it will take to build new affordable housing inventory | Full Article
  • Noelani Goodyear-Kaʻōpua, a political science professor at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, on the influence of the late Hawaiian Sovereignty Movement leader Haunani-Kay Trask, who was the first director of the Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies | Full Article
  • Honolulu Civil Beat reporter Kevin Knodell reveals a veteran who learned his surgery was canceled by a Hawai'i hospital | Full Article
  • Father and daughter Bill and Rabel McNutt on the movement to hold a state funeral for Hershel Woody Williams, the last surviving Congressional Medal of Honor awardee from World War II
  • Megan Laut of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service on potentially taking the Hawaiian Stilt, the ae'o, off the endangered species list | Full Segment
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