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The Conversation: Tuesday, July 24th, 2018

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Bill 48, Commercial Parking in Residential, Service Animals, Reality Check, What Exactly Does the Lieutenant Governor Do?, Eat Less Plastic Voyage

Bill 48, Commercial Parking in Residential Areas

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The Honolulu City Council says parking is the number one complaint across the island in all the districts. That is why councilmember Carol Fukunaga has cracked down with a bill that regulates commercial vehicles in residential neighborhoods.

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Carol Fukunaga

Service Animals

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The growing problem of people bringing their pets into clinics and dentist offices, grocery stores restaurants, shopping malls and even movie theaters has struck a nerve. Enough so that a new law will kick in that carries fines for trying to pass their pets as legitimate service animals.

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Bill Hoshijo

Reality Check

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Honolulu Civil Beat Reporter Teri  joins us this morning. She’s the new criminal justice reporter has the latest on the Honolulu police department’s plan to roll out body cameras.

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Reality Check

What Exactly Does the Lieutenant Governor Do?

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Hawaii’s primary elections are less than 3 weeks away. We highlighted the race for Congressional District 1 as part of an HPR election forum. Today we are putting the spotlight on another contentious race: Lieutenant Governor.

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LG Candidate Forum

Eat Less Plastic Voyage

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Eat Less Plastic. That is the focus of a four month long expedition from California to New Zealand. It is part of effort to change habits. A film about the journey is part of the plan and a contingent from Hawaii will join the crew.

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Tim Lara

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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
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