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The Conversation: Options for Addressing School Shootings

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After last week’s mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida students, parents, and officials across the nation are all proposing steps to prevent future incidents. What should be done here in Hawaii? Our panel addresses school safety and some of the proposals improving security.


Corey Rosenlee, President of Hawaii State Teacher’s Association

Gregg Takayama, Representative, Hawaii House of Representatives   

Maya Gee, Kealakehe High School Senior, Student Representative for Hawaii Board of Education

Dan Goo, Hawaii Rifle Association

Catherine Cruz is the Host of The Conversation and a member of HPR’s news team. She has been a television reporter in Hawai‘i since 1983 and has won a number of awards and respect from a statewide audience. She spent more than thirty years at KITV, covering beats from government to education and health. Originally from Guam, Cruz is also a co-founder and former Board member and programming chair of Pacific Islanders in Communication (PIC). Catherine is a graduate of San Francisco State University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.
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