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Finding community in Hawaiʻi while supporting friends and family in Ukraine

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Catherine Cruz

The uncertainty around the path forward amid the invasion of Ukraine by Russian forces has upended lives across the globe stretching into another month. The Conversation spoke with Makiki resident and interpreter Antonina Thompson, and her ethnically Russian friend Marina Krivlova in Kharkiv, Ukraine.

This interview aired on The Conversation on May 3, 2022. The Conversation airs weekdays at 11 a.m. on HPR-1.

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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