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The Conversation: FDA rejects new ALS drug; Chaminade partners with UN on sustainability

Chaminade University
U.N. officials visit the Chaminade campus to sign a partnership agreement for a new Pacific regional training center.
  • HPR President and General Manager José Fajardo offers an update on the FDA panel's ruling on a new drug to treat ALS, as well as his personal journey with the disease | Full Story
  • Honolulu Civil Beat reporter Blaze Lovell covers the case against the state deputy sheriffs training chief, who is accused of perjury and lying to authorities | Full Story
  • Holy Family Catholic Academy Principal Celeste Akiu discusses the long term impacts of the pandemic and the water crisis on students | Full Story
  • Chaminade University kicks off its partnership with the United Nations with a series of lectures on sustainability and wellness | Full Story
  • Director Crystal Kwok shares what she learned about Chinese-Americans in the segregated South while filming her documentary Blurring The Color Line | Full Story
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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
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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
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