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DOE Mental Health Services, Ocean Debris, Overheating in the Classroom, Swing Dance on Maui

It’s Monday, August 5 – From HPR2, it’s The Conversation

Clearing debris through the DOE for better mental health

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Matthew Bassett is the Litigation Director for Hawaii Disability Rights Center, formally the Protection and Advocacy Agency of the State of Hawaii. He has history with the agency - he’s worked for it since 1997... and the focus of his practice continues to be special education.

Clearing ocean debris for better marine health 

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Anela Choy is a U-H M?noa graduate student who is the lead author of a study of marine debris that was recently published in the scientific journal Marine Ecology Progress Series.

Clearing the air over sweat box classrooms

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Corey Rosenlee is a 15-year nationally certified social studies teacher from Campbell High School. He is one of the organizers of the "Hawaii Teachers Work to the Rules" Movement. And although today is a little cooler, as soon as the temperature rises, he and his students will compete with the heat to teach and learn.

Clearing the floor with Maui swing dancing

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Mark Hammer is the president emeritus of Swing Maui, which offers classes in East Coast, West Coast, Lindy Hop, Blues, Charleston, Balboa, among other styles.  

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