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The Conversation: Revisiting the power of poetry

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  • Aiko Yamashiro, director for the Hawaii Council for the Humanities, talks about the importance of poetry and establishing a yearly state poet laureate. Kalehua Fung, Hawaiʻi's 2022 Youth Poet Laureate, opens up on the process of poetry and her piece "Ode to Messes" | Full Story
  • Poet Joseph Stanton turns to the natural world for inspiration | 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 ccruz@hawaiipublicradio.org.
Savannah Harriman-Pote is the energy and climate change reporter. She is also the lead producer of HPR's This Is Our Hawaiʻi podcast. Contact her at sharrimanpote@hawaiipublicradio.org.
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