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The Conversation: UH medical school gets $22M to study health disparities; National Book Month

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  • Outgoing University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine Dean Jerris Hedges reflects on past accomplishments and lays out the future for a $22 million research grant | Full Story
  • Honolulu Civil Beat reporter Paula Dobbyn looks at the concerns about Larry Ellison's proposal to take a portion of his property off of Lānaʻi's main grid | Full Story
  • HPR reporter Casey Harlow covers the growing need for student mental health services | Full Story
  • Local author Kevin O'Leary on the challenges that come with weaving together fiction and history ahead of his new novel Olohana: In the Service of the King | Full Story
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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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