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The Conversation: New service corps project employs Indigenous youth; Hawaiʻi filmmakers tell the story of 'Ala Moana Boys'

Aerial showing the dominant spread of coconut palm trees at Palmyra Atoll.
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Aerial showing the dominant spread of coconut palm trees at Palmyra Atoll.
  • HPR's Kuʻuwehi Hiraishi details new a federal program benefiting Indigenous youth, including Native Hawaiians | Full Article
  • Honolulu Civil Beat deputy editor Nathan Eagle's new series delves into the Western Pacific Fishery Management Council | Full Article
  • Stefan Kropidlowski, deputy superintendent for the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument, shares details about the culling of 1 million coconut palms as part of ongoing conservation efforts on Palmyra Atoll | Full Article
  • Director Keliʻi Grace and screenwriter Alexander Deedy adapted some of the events around Honolulu's infamous Massie Trials of the 1930s for their short film "Ala Moana Boys." It screens tomorrow as part of HIFF's "Made in Hawaii Shorts Program 1." | Trailer | 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 ccruz@hawaiipublicradio.org.
Russell Subiono is the executive producer of The Conversation and host of HPR's This Is Our Hawaiʻi podcast. Born in Honolulu and raised on Hawaiʻi Island, he’s spent the last decade working in local film, television and radio. Contact him at talkback@hawaiipublicradio.org.
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