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The Conversation: Climate conference continues negotiations; Students look to save UH music program

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Sameh Shoukry, president of the COP27 climate summit, center, speaks during the closing plenary session at the summit, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
  • HPR reporter Savannah Harriman-Pote discusses the sticking points in the negotiations at the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference, more commonly known as COP27 | Full Story
  • Celeste Connors, the executive director of Hawaii Green Growth, reflects on why action plans and blueprints to deal with rising sea levels and global warming are essential | Full Story
  • Honolulu Civil Beat reporter James Gonser takes a look at one way Honolulu Police Chief Joe Logan is attempting to rebuild community trust in today's Reality Check | Full Story
  • University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa's Ethnomusicology graduate Teri Skillman discusses rallying support to keep it the program from closing after the recent passing of its founder | Full Story
  • Carol Culver, original Grease cast member and the director of Hawaii Children's Theatre's musical Seussical, talks about working with children and the return of live theater to Kauai | Full Story
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