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The Conversation: Kauaʻi filmmaker to make documentary about Bhutan; Hawaiʻi County Council candidate Jenn Kagiwada

Bhutan's Punakha Dzong, a fortress built in the 17th century, sits in the pristine Punakha Valley. The environment is central to Bhutan's "gross national happiness" index. Conservationists believe the country, roughly the size of Switzerland, has the <a href="https://www.worldwildlife.org/projects/bhutan-committed-to-conservation">highest proportion</a> of protected land in Asia.
Julie McCarthy
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NPR
Bhutan's Punakha Dzong, a fortress built in the 17th century, sits in the pristine Punakha Valley.
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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.
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