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The Conversation: Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

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Subsidized Preschool; Art of Surveillance; Divided America; Child & Family Service

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Preschool Open Door Program Open for Enrollment

Low and moderate-income families in Hawaii can tap a state-subsidized program to give their keiki a head start in early learning.

Into music: Fibre De Verre by Paris Combo

Outro Music: Sophisticated Cissy by The Meters

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Keopu Reelitz, Hawaii Department of Human Services

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Classified Uses Art to Explore Surveillance Culture

An upcoming series of films and workshops at the Honolulu Museum of Art called “Classified” looks at the ways we have surrendered our privacy and asks what we can do about it.  

Into music: Surveillance Camera by Rey Pila

Outro Music: Privacy (Instrumental) by Quasimoto

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Taylour Chang, Doris Duke Theatre

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Political Party Now Divides Americans More Than Race, Religion

A new study from the Pew Research Foundation suggests that issues that divide us have grown more intense, and more difficult to reconcile, in the year gone by.

Intro music: Tweeter and the Monkey Man by Traveling Wilburys

Outro Music: Viva la Vida by Johnny Keller

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Neal Milner

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Civil Beat Reality Check

Hawaii has been a well-known wedding and honeymoon destination for decades, but that image may be a little deceptive.

Outro Music: Feel Alive by Katie Herzig

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Stewart Yerton, Civil Beat

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New Child & Family Service CEO, Karen Tan

For 118 years, Child and Family Service has been helping to strengthen our community offering some 50 programs statewide. Today we introduce to the new CEO at the helm. Karen Tan.

Outro Music: C'est la vie by Coralie Clement

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Karen Tan, Family and Child Services

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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.
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