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The Conversation: Hawaii County Mayor Gives COVID Updates; What's Next for Thirty Meter Telescope

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  • Hawaii County Mayor Mitch Roth talks about the island's latest COVID case count and the restrictions he's weighing | Full Article
  • Contributing Editor Neal Milner discusses "The Truth" in politics on our bi-weekily segment, The Long View
  • Honolulu Civil Beat reporter Kevin Dayton discusses an emerging plan to use hotel room tax to fund Oahu's rail project in today's Reality Check | LINK to full story
  • Thomas Rimmele, the team lead for the newest telescope on Haleakala, the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope Project, shares his hopes for the projects' opening | Full Article
  • HPR reporter Ku'uwehi Hiraishi gives us an update on what's next for the Thirty Meter Telescope planned for Maunakea.
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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