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Journeys of Discovery: Hawaiian initiative to plant 1.5 million trees

The Honolulu-based nonprofit Hawaiian Legacy Reforestation Initiativeis well underway toward reaching a goal of planting 1.5 million indigenous trees on Oahu and the Island of Hawai’i. 

Join correspondent Tom Wilmer for a conversation with Teri Orton, Hawai’i Convention Center’s general manager; Joe Ibarra, general manager at the Kahala Hotel & Resort; Matt Grauso, general manager at the ‘Alohiani Resort in Waikiki; and Uncle Earl Regidor, ambassador of Hawaiian culture at the Four Seasons Resort Hualalai on the Island of Hawai'i to hear more on this story.

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Tom Wilmer produces on-air content for Issues & Ideas airing over KCBX and is producer and host of the six-time Lowell Thomas award-winning NPR podcast Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer. Recorded live on-location across America and around the world, the podcasts feature the arts, culture, music, nature, history, science, wine & spirits, brewpubs, and the culinary arts--everything from baseball to exploring South Pacific atolls to interviewing the real Santa Claus in the Arctic.
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