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The Conversation: Big Island Hospital 'Critically Low' on Staff; Surf Exhibit Honors Carissa Moore

Gov. David Ige, Carissa Moore, and First Lady Dawn Ige on Aug. 5, 2021.
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Gov. David Ige, Carissa Moore, and First Lady Dawn Ige on Aug. 5, 2021.
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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.
Savannah Harriman-Pote is the energy and climate change reporter. She is also the lead producer of HPR's "This Is Our Hawaiʻi" podcast. Contact her at sharrimanpote@hawaiipublicradio.org.
As HPR's 2021 summer intern, Matt Fairfax primarily worked with HPR's The Conversation.
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