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The Conversation: Hilo resident from Ukraine shares how he's coping; Oʻahu chef competes on a baking show

APTOPIX Ukraine Invasion
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Ukrainian soldiers take position on a bridge inside the city of Kyiv, Ukraine, Friday, Feb. 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
  • Artem Sergeyev was born in Kyiv, Ukraine and now lives in Hilo. He shares how he and his family are coping with the Russian invasion | Full Article
  • Coverage of the Red Hill water crisis continues with thoughts from a military spouse and comments from EPA Administrator Michael Regan and the head of EPA Region 9, Martha Guzman | Full Segment
  • Honolulu Civil Beat reporter Stewart Yerton discusses whether monster homes are a solution for increasing housing without increasing density in today's Reality Check | Full Article
  • Local historian Ron Williams shines a light on John Henry Wise, the first Native Hawaiian to play college football | Full Segment
  • Carolyn Portuondo, the head pastry chef for the Aulani, A Disney Resort and Spa, shares her experience competing on tonight's premiere of The Food Network's Spring Baking Championship premiering Monday night at 6 p.m. HST | Full Segment
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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
Russell Subiono is the executive producer of The Conversation. Born in Honolulu and raised on Hawaiʻi Island, he’s spent the last decade working in local film, television and radio. Contact him at
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