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The Conversation: Senator on toxic waste beneath Kakaʻako Makai; iHula explores true meaning of dance

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A concept drawing of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs' proposed "Lei of the Land Promenade" in Kakaʻako Makai, or Hakuone.
  • State Sen. Sharon Moriwaki discusses the toxic waste beneath the pavement in Kakaʻako Makai and calls for a "meeting of the minds" to find an alternative solution to residential development in the area | Full Story
  • HPR reporter Casey Harlow details proposed changes to a state law to better streamline affordable housing projects | Full Story
  • Honolulu Civil Beat reporter Stewart Yerton takes a closer look at why Honolulu's new airport rental center has only one electric vehicle charging station in today's Reality Check | Full Story
  • Hawaii Association of the Blind member Vickie Kennedy shares how her organization is preparing for its upcoming annual convention | Full Story
  • Writer Ryan Okinaka discusses the genesis of his play about four women trying to overcome their fears, pride, and insecurities to discover the true meaning of dance entitled iHula | 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.
Dave Lawrence is the local host of All Things Considered, Road Stories (formerly Off the Road), and Stargazer.
Stephanie Han is a producer for The Conversation. Contact her at shan@hawaiipublicradio.org.
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