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The Conversation: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

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2018 Homeless Survey; Education Philosophy; Hotel Disaster Preparedness; Freddie Miranda Jr.

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2018 Point in Time Count of Homeless Population

The Point-In-Time Count survey of Oahu’s homeless population is happening this week. The count is the basis for all homeless policy for the year.


Into Music: Say No To Love by The Pains of Being Pure At Heart

Outro Music: Cosmos by Elusive



Jen Stach


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Education Philanthropist Ted Dintersmith

Ted Dintersmith is a former venture capitalist who has made it his mission to help states improve their public education systems.


Into Music: Joyful Sounds by The Word

Outro Music: Tsunmai (Inside My Soul) by Sven Van





Ted Dintersmith

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Hotel’s Survey Disaster Preparedness

The Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association conducted a survey of local hotels to find out how well prepared or unprepared they are to help guests during a disaster event.        


Outro Music: Broadway by Myron & E



Mufi Hannemann

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Civil Beat Reality Check

The concern over a growing number of unlicensed care homes is a concern that lawmakers want to address this legislative session.


Outro Music: Noise Pollution by Portugal. The Man




Nathan Eagle

Freddie Miranda Jr.

Drummer and percussionist Freddie Miranda, Jr. is bringing his brand of salsa to our Atherton Studio this weekend, and we talked the other day about his musical priorities.


Into Music: Summer Hits (J&J Don't Like) by Mazes

Outro Music: Timbale Solo by Freddie Miranda 

Freddie Miranda Jr.

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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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