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The Conversation: Reactions to Honolulu Mayor's rail proposal; Planting kalo to support self-sustainability

  • Roger Morton, the City's Transportation Services Director and HART Board member, discusses the proposed plan to end rail at Civic Center and its impact on riders and transit-oriented development | Full Article
  • Honolulu Civil Beat reporter Marcel Honore dives deeper into the reasons behind Mayor Rick Blangiardi's proposed plan to end rail short of Ala Moana Shopping Center in today's Reality Check | Full Article
  • HPR reporter Ku'uwehi Hiraishi talks about the strained relationship between the U.S. military and the Native Hawaiian community after the Navy announced a new probe into the fuel contaminated water crisis
  • Contributing Editor Neal Milner discusses the role of the ombudsman in our bi-weekly segment titled, The Long View
  • The Kalij Pheasant, a hardy game bird found on the Big Island, Maui, and Oahu, is the subject of today's Manu Minute
  • Taro farmer Hanale Bishop, owner of Homestead Poi, shares the important role traditional kalo cultivation has in helping our state work toward self-sustainability | Full Segment
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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.
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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