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Living In America; Teaching Kids; Congressional Reaction;

It’s Wednesday, September 11 – From HPR2, it’s The Conversation

Living In America Post-9/11: Prof. Carlos Juarez

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Prof. Carlos Juarez

Carlos Juarez is a professor of political science at Hawaii Pacific University, where he specializes in diplomacy and international relations.He has been a Fulbright Scholar to Mexico and to the Czech Republic, and travels extensively.

Teaching Kids Post 9/11: Marion Lyman-Mersereau

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Marion Lyman-Mersereau

Besides being a teacher at Punahou, Marion is an active water woman, canoeing and surfing most of her life-- She was the only wahine crewmember on the Hokule’a when it capsized in 1978, and is the author of the children’s book “Eddie Wen’ Go” honoring crewmate Eddie Aikau--  He set out alone on a surfboard to get help, and was never seen again.

Congressional Reaction: Rep. Colleen Hanabusa

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Rep. Colleen Hanabusa

Colleen Hanabusa is Hawaii's representative from the first Congressional  district. She was the first one in the Hawaii delegation – and one of the first in Congress – to publicly oppose U.S. missile strikes in Syria

“For Better or Worse”: Jason Olive

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Jason Olive

If you’ve been married for any length of time you already know that once the honeymoon is over, the ups - and downs- define your union. Sometimes it’s funny, sometimes not so much. For the couples on the Tyler Perry comedy-drama, For better or worse, there’s plenty of both...whether they’re married - or not. Hawaii guy Jason Olive plays Joseph - one of the not and maybe never to be married- and he’s back for a bit with us before season three kicks off on OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network),  September 18.

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