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The Conversation: Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

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Northwest Hawaiian Islands Coral Health; Economic Slowdown; Gender Pay Gap

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Northwest Hawaiian Islands Coral Assessment

A team of scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has returned to Hawaii from an assessment of coral health in Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument.

Outro Music: Ocean Man by Ween

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Atsuko Fukunaga

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Economic Slowdown Predicted for Hawaii

According to the University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization, economic growth in the Aloha State is slowing down.

Outro Music: One Big Holiday by My Mornin Jacket

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Carl Bonham

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Civil Beat Reality Check

Hawaii’s prisons are understaffed, underfunded, and facing a crisis of care when it comes to the mental health of inmates.

Outro Music: Mrs. Interpret - Instrumental Version by Atmosphere

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Rui Kaneya

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Student Debt and the Gender Pay Gap

On average, student loans affect women worse than men according to a recent study by the Hawaii chapter of the American Association of University Women.

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Joanna Amberger

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Bill Dorman has been the news director at Hawaiʻi Public Radio since 2011.
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