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The Conversation: Eradicating coqui frogs in Waimanalo; Eating disorders on the rise during the pandemic

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  • State Senator Chris Lee details plans to eradicate a coqui frog colony in Waimanalo | Full Article
  • Robert Celestial, a member of the Pacific Association for Radiation Survivors', talks about his mission for Guam residents to be fairly compensated for exposure to nuclear testing | Full Article
  • Honolulu Civil Beat politics and opinion editor Chad Blair discusses the effort to shield the state from liability for pandemic harm, including inmate deaths, in today's Reality Check | Full Article
  • Dr. Adam Coles, President and Medical Director of 'Ai Pono Foundation, talks about the rise in eating disorders during the pandemic, and shares how treatment is evolving | Full Segment
  • With the start of the 2022 Tiny Desk Concert a week away, we revisit a conversation with HPR reporter Noe Tanigawa after she spoke to ukulele virtuoso Taimane Gardner, the first Hawaiʻi artist to play a Tiny Desk Concert | Full Article
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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 the energy and climate change reporter.
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