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The Conversation: Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

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Close The Door Campaign; North Kona Water Shortage; Growing Up Transgender

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Close the Door Fire Safety Campaign

One of the most effective fire safety techniques is also one of the most simple: closing your bedroom door.

Into Music: Talking Backwards by Real Estate

Outro Music: At The Show by Benevento

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Steve Woynerowsk, Underwriters Laboratories

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North Kona Water Restrictions Eased

After almost a year of living under a 25% water use restriction, residents of North Kona are finally seeing a return to normalcy.      

Into Music: The Cave by Culver City Dub Collective

Outro Music: Darling by Real Estate

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Sherry Bracken

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Civil Beat Reality Check

Trump Administration calls to end family-based immigration or so-called “chain migration” could pose a major hurdle for Hawaii’s Filipino population.

Outro Music: Bob Marley by Grizfolk

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Rui Kaneya

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Growing Up Transgender in “As One”

The opera “As One” uses two actors, one male and one female, to portray the coming of age of a transgender youth.

Outro Music: Music from the Opera “As One” performed by Kelly Markgraf

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Kelly Markgraf and Sasha Cooke

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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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