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Local author maps Hawaiʻi's history through notable statues

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A new book called "Reflections in Stone and Bronze" spotlights Hawaiʻi's statuary history. Author Cheryl Soon set out to learn the stories behind some of Hawaiʻi's most famous statues. The book tries to give context to the works of art in a time when Confederate statues are being removed across the country.

This interview aired on The Conversation on June 9, 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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