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The Conversation: Monitoring the Spread of the Delta Variant; Reducing Hawaiʻi's Mosquito Populations

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  • East-West Center Senior Research Fellow Tim Brown shares what you need to know about the Delta variant ahead of an EWC webinar | Full Article
  • Honolulu Civil Beat Politics and Opinion Editor Chad Blair reviews Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi's new restrictions on social gatherings
  • University of California, San Diego researcher Omar Akbari talks laying the groundwork to one day reduce mosquito populations in Hawaiʻi | Full Segment
  • University of Hawaiʻi Marine Option Program Director Cynthia Hunter looks back on 50 years of the M.O.P. | Full Article
  • John Flannigan, one of the early organizers of the Friends of Haiku Stairs, talks keeping the unique trail open | Full Article
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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