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The Conversation - The Rainbow Show!

courtesy Milton Davis
  • Hawaii LGBT Legacy Foundation Board Members Andrew Ogata and Sandy Livingston give a preview of their organization's upcoming Rainbow Town Hall on the state of HIV/AIDs in Hawaii, and share their thoughts on the commercialization of Pride month
  • We revisit a conversation with University of Hawaii professor Steven Businger, creator of an app that locates rainbows across the state
  • We re-air our interview with Andrea Fehsenfeld, author of the novel A Rainbow Like You, that features a character that has the ability to see music in color
  • And we hana hou our talk with the Library of Congress Recorded Sound Curator Matt Barton; he gave us his thoughts on the inclusion of Israel Kamakawiwo'ole's Somewhere Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World in the national library earlier this year
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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.
Lillian Tsang is the senior producer of The Conversation. She has been part of the talk show team since it first aired in 2011. Contact her at ltsang@hawaiipublicradio.org.
Russell Subiono is the executive producer of The Conversation and host of HPR's This Is Our Hawaiʻi podcast. Born in Honolulu and raised on Hawaiʻi Island, he’s spent the last decade working in local film, television and radio. Contact him at talkback@hawaiipublicradio.org.
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