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The Conversation: Lawsuit against Dept. of Hawaiian Home Lands settled; Student loan debt

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  • HPR reporter Kuʻuwehi Hiraishi covers the historic $328 million settlement between the state and thousands of Native Hawaiians who have waited decades for compensation | Full Story
  • Michelle Kauhane, Senior Vice President of Community Grants and Initiatives at Hawaiʻi Community Foundation, discusses a new collective to help Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed (ALICE) folks | Full Story
  • Honolulu Civil Beat reporter Nick Grube breaks down how the state could benefit from $265 million in appropriated congressional funds | Full Story
  • HPR contributor Neal Milner lays out the arguments for and against student loan forgiveness | Full Story
  • Arma Richardson Oana reflects on how her family history led her to hibiscus hybridization | Full Story
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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.
Russell Subiono is the executive producer of The Conversation and host of HPR's This Is Our Hawaiʻi podcast. Born in Honolulu and raised on Hawaiʻi Island, he’s spent the last decade working in local film, television and radio. Contact him at talkback@hawaiipublicradio.org.
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