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The Conversation: New COVID-19 Guidance Amid Delta Variant Surge; Surveying Manu-o-Kū Nests

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In this March 3, 2020, file photo, Hawaiʻi Department of Health microbiologist Mark Nagata demonstrates the process for testing a sample for coronavirus at the department's laboratory in Pearl City, Hawaiʻi.
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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
Savannah Harriman-Pote is a producer for The Conversation and Manu Minute. Contact her at
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