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The Conversation: CDC survey on health effects of fuel-contaminated water; Honolulu wants input on recovery fund spending

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JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaiʻi (Dec. 30, 2021) - Examination of a bathroom sink during the home water system flushing process at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) housing communities. (U.S. Navy photo)
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  • Honolulu Civil Beat report Christina Jedra says lawmakers and citizens alike are concerned that the Department of Health's timeline to defuel Red Hill might be too slow | Full Article
  • Amy Asselbaye, executive director of the Honolulu Office of Economic Revitalization, wants input from residents about how the city should spend its recovery funds | Full Article
  • Kris Coffield, founder and executive director of Imua Alliance, talks about a new pilot program to help victims of sex trafficking transition out of the commercial sex trade | Full Segment
  • Musician Sun Hui uses the erhu, a two-stringed spike fiddle, to connect with her family in Taiwan as the pandemic puts a halt to international travel | Full Segment
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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 talkback@hawaiipublicradio.org.
Lillian Tsang is the senior producer of The Conversation. She has been part of the talk show team since it first aired in 2011. Contact her at ltsang@hawaiipublicradio.org.
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