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The Conversation: Reactions to State of the State; 'Forever chemicals' detected in Oʻahu water

In this Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, file photo, clothes that belong to homeless people are left to dry after a night with heavy rain at a homeless encampment in the Kakaako district of Honolulu. The camp, one of the nation's largest homeless encampments and once home to hundreds of people, was recently cleared by city and state officials. Hawaii lawmakers are unveiling a package of bills designed to create affordable housing and alleviate homelessness. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
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In this 2015 file photo, clothes that belong to homeless people are left to dry after a night with heavy rain at a homeless encampment in the Kakaʻako district of Honolulu. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
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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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