Catherine Cruz

Catherine Cruz is the Co-host of The Conversation and a member of HPR’s news team. She has been a television reporter in Hawai‘i since 1983 and has won a number of awards and respect from a statewide audience. She spent more than thirty years at KITV, covering beats from government to education and health. Originally from Guam, Cruz is also a co-founder and former Board member and programming chair of Pacific Islanders in Communication (PIC). Catherine is a graduate of San Francisco State University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.

Wikimedia Commons

Close The Door Campaign; North Kona Water Shortage; Growing Up Transgender

Wikimedia Commons

What Happened to Mandatory Sprinkler Systems After Marco Polo?

Wayne Yoshioka

What Comes After #MeToo? Stories of Sex Workers; Displaced Marco Polo Residents; Kid Pan Alley

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Black Market For Diabetic Test Strips; State of Hawaii’s Bridges; Bug Wrangler James McCarthy

Black Market For Diabetic Test Strips

Jan 5, 2018
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Bodytel / Flickr

Glucose test strips for diabetes patients can cost between $15-20 per day. This has led to the rise of a secondary market in the strips, which are sometimes obtained illegally.

Pexels

Hawaii’s New Minimum Wage

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Subsidized Preschool; Art of Surveillance; Divided America; Child & Family Service

Preschool Open Door Program Open for Enrollment

Jan 3, 2018
Wikimedia Commons

Low and moderate-income families in Hawaii can tap a state subsidized program to give their keiki a head start in early learning.

National Technical University Singapore

Department of Health Audit; Sea Turtle Bycatch; Science of Interstellar; Artistic Exploration of Memory

NOAA

Longitudinal Study Finds Hawaii’s Reefs are Overfished; Jaimal Yogis is the author of All Our Waves Are Water; Climate Change/Hawaiian Fishpond Aquaculture; Aloha Harvest

Flickr

Tiny Homes on Kauai; Hawaii Technology Development / 80/80 Initiative; Climate Change/Hawaiian Fishpond Aquaculture; Aloha Harvest

Pixabay

Sunset Beach Erosion: UH SOEST; Harvard’s Rental Housing Report; Rat Lung Worm

U.S. Army

Agriculture Travel Restrictions; Rebuilding Puerto Rico’s Grid; Humpback Whale Season Begins; Cesspool Hot Spots

Wikimedia Commons

Hotel Panic Buttons; A.I. and Science Fiction; 2017 Environmental Report

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Hawaii’s Economic Outlook for 2018

Mike MacKenzie / Flickr

Social Media Vigilantism; Local Net Neutrality; Fake News and Mainstream Media

Pixabay

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

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