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The Conversation: Lessons from Singapore about public housing; Ocean conservation research in Hawaiʻi is $50M richer

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  • HPR reporter Noe Tanigawa talks about what we can learn from Singapore's model of public housing | Full Segment
  • Honolulu Civil Beat politics and opinion editor Chad Blair says lawmakers are working to find a compromise with rental operators on Oʻahu over the latest version of the controversial Bill 41 | Full Article
  • The University of Hawaiʻi's School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology has received $50 million from Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg. Interim Dean Chip Fletcher says that money will support local scientists investigating the impacts of climate change on our oceans | Full Segment
  • Big Island actor Aidan Wharton makes his Broadway debut... with only moments to prepare | Full Segment
  • It's National Hugging Day! University of Hawaiʻi psychology professor Joni Sasaki talks about the benefits of a good ol' embrace | 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 the energy and climate change reporter.
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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