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The Conversation: Tuesday, June 1, 2021

  • Honolulu Councilmember and Chair of the Transportation, Sustainability, and Health Committee Radiant Cordero shares how stopping Oahu's $12 billion rail project at Middle Street would impact Kalihi residents and businesses.
  • HPR reporter Casey Harlow discusses how visitor use of vacation rentals is exceeding hotel bookings.
  • We talk with Kailua resident Caitlyn Embree about a little-known Memorial Day ceremony for British seaman and citizens buried at Oahu Cemetary.
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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