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The Conversation: Military families remain critical of Navy's water crisis response; New drugs to fight Omicron

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  • Task & Purpose reporter Haley Britzky covers the reaction from military families displaced by the ongoing Red Hill water crisis | Full Article
  • Honolulu Civil Beat reporter Suevon Lee says some lawmakers are pushing to raise pay for teachers as the state divvies up its budget | Full Article
  • Dr. Tarquin Collis, chief of infectious disease at Kaiser Permanente, breaks down the new drugs in our medical arsenal in the fight against Omicron | Full Segment
  • The Actors Group honors poet Paul Lawrence Dunbar with dramatized readings of his work | Full Segment
Catherine Cruz is the 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.
Savannah Harriman-Pote rejoined The Conversation in 2021 after interning for Hawaiʻi Public Radio in the summers of 2018 and 2019. She also produces HPR's podcast Manu Minute in collaboration with The University of Hawaii at Hilo. She was born and raised on the Big Island, and she collects public radio mugs.
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