The Conversation

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U.S. Air Force

Military Role Emergency Management; Getting Ahead When You Can’t Save; Immigration Debate Impacts in Hawaii; Local Civic Engagement

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Opening Day at the Legislature; 125 Years Since the Hawaiian Overthrow

Marco Polo, 6 Months Later

Jan 13, 2018
Catherine Cruz

Firefighter Stories from Marco Polo

Jan 12, 2018
Catherine Cruz
Catherine Cruz

The Honolulu Fire Department recently released internal audio communication tapes that document how firefighters approached the deadly seven-alarm fire last summer. An HFD Captain, who was on the scene, helps us interpret the tapes and explains the challenges crews faced.

Improving Hawaiʻi's Dental Health

Jan 11, 2018
Brian Hutchinson Birch / Hawaiʻi Public Health Institute
Brian Hutchinson Birch / Hawaiʻi Public Health Institute

The last three national surveys of oral health have given Hawaiʻi a failing grade. Dr. Gavin Uchida is the new director for the Hawaiʻi State Department of Health. He is charged with creating a strategic plan to improve oral health across Hawaiʻi and is conducting a series of talk-story sessions to gather public input.

Closing the Door Could Save Your Life

Jan 10, 2018
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One of the most effective fire safety techniques is also one of the most simple: closing your bedroom door.

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.

Art in Surveillance Culture

Jan 3, 2018
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An upcoming series of films and workshops at the Honolulu Museum of Art called Classified looks at the ways we have surrendered our privacy and asks what we can do about it.

Preschool Open Door Program Open for Enrollment

Jan 3, 2018
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Low and moderate-income families in Hawaii can tap a state subsidized program to give their keiki a head start in early learning.

Agricultural Product Travel Restrictions

Dec 26, 2017

There is a growing list of what you can and cannot bring on the airplane-- particularly when it comes to fresh fruits and vegetables that may bring some unexpected hitchhikers.

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Kula Agricultural Park; Art and Science of Interpretation; Arts at Mark’s Board Changes

The Conversation: Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Jul 25, 2017
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Drought, Water Usage Challenges on Maui and Big Island; Memoir of a Christian Abortion Provider; Asia Pacific Dance Festival

The Conversation: Friday, July 21st, 2017

Jul 21, 2017
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Assessing of the Asia Pivot; Maui Health System; Tsunami Warning Funding

The Conversation: Monday, July 17th, 2017

Jul 17, 2017
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Battling Invasive Species; Costs of Climate Change; Remembering a Death at Pearl Harbor

The Conversation: Monday, June 5th, 2017

Jun 5, 2017

2017 Hurricane Season; Public Beach Access Controversy; Red Hill Fuel Tanks

The Conversation: Monday, May 1st, 2017

May 1, 2017

HART Recovery Plan; New Strategies for Dyslexic Students; ‘A Few Good Men’ On Stage

The Conversation: Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Apr 19, 2017
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Dire Funding Challenges for Wahiawa General; Housing Affordability Nationwide; Miles Electric Band

The Conversation: Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Apr 18, 2017
Christopher Cole / Honolulu Museum of Art

March for Science; Clean Transportation Benchmark; Photographing South Asia

The Conversation: Monday, April 17th, 2017

Apr 17, 2017
Kerry Ach

Best Practices in Child Abuse Cases; Geospatial Data Portal; Remembering Kindertransport

The Conversation: Friday, April 14th, 2017

Apr 14, 2017
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Federal Funding Restrictions to Family Planning; Dog Attacks in Kakaako; Designing a Sustainable Future

The Conversation: Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Apr 12, 2017
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Redefining Manufacturing; Navy Sexual Assault Prevention; From Refugee to Jazz Fame

The Conversation: Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Apr 11, 2017

Tax Revenue Intrigue; Drug Policy Changes; Master Kite Flying

The Conversation: Monday, April 10th, 2017

Apr 10, 2017
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US-China Summit Analysis; Merrie Monarch and Rapid Ohia Death; Story of Lahaina

The Conversation: Friday, April 7th, 2017

Apr 7, 2017
Maui Art of Trash

Running Beaches for Assault Victims; Bike-share Coming to Hawaii; Harpist Patrick Ball

The Conversation: Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Apr 5, 2017
Mount Bachelor

Hawaii as a Sanctuary State; Reproductive Rights in the Legislature; Gerry Lopez Combines Surfing and Snowboarding

The Conversation: Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

Apr 4, 2017
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Pay Gap on Equal Pay Day; Controversy over Private Artifact Collection; Hawaii in 1000 Years

The Conversation: Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Apr 3, 2017
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Trump v. Hawaii Update; Price of Clean Oceans; Art of Feng Shui

The Conversation: Friday, March 31st, 2017

Mar 31, 2017
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Home Prices by County; Oahu Gets a New Republican Chair; Myanmar Marionettes

The Conversation: Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Mar 29, 2017

Positive County Health Report; Hawaii’s History of Changing Parties; Throwing Pottery While Feeding the Hungry

The Conversation: Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Mar 28, 2017

Maintaining Pacific Fishing Restrictions; Access to Private Land for Invasive Species Control; Preserving Hawaiian History through Music