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The Conversation: Aftershocks of the Delta Variant at Hilo Medical Center; Catching Up With Former Peace Corps Volunteer Kamaka Dias

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  • Elena Cabatu, the Director of Public Affairs for Hilo Medical Center, talks about the aftershocks of the Delta variant as COVID case counts on the island trend downward | Full Article
  • Hawaiʻi County District 1 Councilmember Heather Kimball gives us an update on the status of emergency repairs on Kolekole Bridge on the Big Island | Full Article
  • Honolulu Civil Beat reporter Blaze Lovell discusses the Agricultural Development Corporation's request for more time to address internal issues in today's Reality Check | Full Article
  • We learn more about the Koa'e Kea, the white-tailed tropicbird in today's Manu Minute
  • On the 60th anniversary of the Peace Corps, we catch up with Hilo native and former Peace Corps volunteer Kamaka Dias, now recruiting for the corps at the University of Hawaiʻi | Full Article
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Catherine Cruz is the host of The Conversation. Originally from Guam, she spent more than 30 years at KITV, covering beats from government to education. Contact her at
Savannah Harriman-Pote is a producer for The Conversation and Manu Minute. Contact her at
Russell Subiono is the executive producer of The Conversation. Born in Honolulu and raised on Hawaiʻi Island, he’s spent the last decade working in local film, television and radio. Contact him at
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